Michael Brett
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Michael Brett, the Leper Messiah, resides with his wife in Evanston, Illinois. He enjoys pina coladas, getting caught in the rain, and going to bullfights on acid. You can read more of his work at http://Shambollocks.com.
 
 
 

Columns // 26 Articles
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The Oscars: The Super Bowl of Egotism | 17 Mar 2010 // 4:59 PM

Maybe we watch the Oscars because they remind us of our own high school days. Popularity and past work far outweigh the quality of work represented by the nomination.

Please Don't Call 'This' Country | 4 Mar 2010 // 2:59 PM

You can say that this is just mindless garbage, no different than a Black Eyed Peas hit, but I disagree.

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Can Video Game Mechanics Be “Trashy”?

// Moving Pixels

"Speed is the pornography of video games. Like adding skin to a film, adding speed to a game isn't usually about making the game a more thoughtful experience. It is about exciting its audience's instincts on the most visceral level possible.

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