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Monday, November 10 2014

To Beard or Not to Beard? Thomas Gowing Ponders the Question

Gowing's manifesto is short on philosophy, long on facial hair, and bound to appeal to high-brow and low-brow readers alike.


Tuesday, January 7 2014

Man Up!

The Book of Men is a wonderful anthology brimming with poignant realizations, colorful situations, and regale linguistic permutations.


Monday, October 24 2011

Other Princesses, Other Castles: The Problem with Playing Romantically in Video Games

The insensibly repetitious nature of romance present in both video game plots and in their mechanics leads to all too familiar storytelling.


Wednesday, March 2 2011

‘Bulletstorm’: Murder by the Numbers

Bulletstorm sweats testosterone. But can a game really be kitsch if it's so close to the truth?


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