Kris Ligman
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PopMatters Associate Multimedia Editor

Kris Ligman is an independent media blogger and a current master's student of critical studies at the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts. Her blog, Dire Critic, offers a daily assortment of links to articles on video games, animation, film, science and technology. Her favorite color is orange.

Reviews // 23 Articles
Blogs // 56 Articles
//Reviews

'White Knight Chronicles II' Is a Waste in Almost Every Sense of the Word | 25 Oct 2011 // 5:00 PM

There is not a single original idea in White Knight Chronicles II, and of the stolen ones, few are anything to aspire to.

Dragon Age II: Legacy | 22 Aug 2011 // 5:00 PM

For a story pitched as casting a shadow on the Hawke family line, the actual revelation doesn't really tarnish anyone's reputation.

//Blogs

'Rogues in Space': A Post-Mortem | 17 Oct 2011 // 11:00 PM

Kris ran a tabletop campaign! Let's talk about it.

Space and System in Culver City: A Visit to IndieCade | 10 Oct 2011 // 11:00 PM

Beset by sculptures of alien invaders and rampaging teenage zombies, IndieCade manages to be a place of community all but forgotten in mainstream electronic gaming.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Tibet House's 30th Anniversary Benefit Concert Celebrated Philip Glass' 80th

// Notes from the Road

"Philip Glass, the artistic director of the Tibet House benefits, celebrated his 80th birthday at this year's annual benefit with performances from Patti Smith, Iggy Pop, Brittany Howard, Sufjan Stevens and more.

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