Nicholas Thomson
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Nicholas Thomson is a writer living in Brooklyn. His writing can be found at his blog: pickledbone.blogspot.com. Follow him @NicholasgrayT

Reviews // 17 Articles
//Reviews

Dave Eggers Does Cheerful Satire in 'The Circle' | 14 Nov 2013 // 1:05 AM

The Circle has subsumed the behemoths Facebook, Google and Twitter into something almost pre-capitalist, something maybe not even seen since the predators of the Paleolithic era.

The Muted Tones and Diminishing Returns of the High in 'Drug War' | 22 Oct 2013 // 1:10 AM

Drug War is clearly smarter, crisper and more ambitious than most pulp films.

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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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