Articles tagged summer books

The Best Books and Graphic Fiction for Summer

PopMatters writers recommend some of their all-time favorite summer reads. Look for music summer picks on Tuesday, film/TV/DVD summer picks on Wednesday, and event and game picks for summer on Thursday.

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3 Jun 2009 // 5:51 AM

You could squander your summer plowing through a pile of trashy paperbacks. You could spill iced tea or margaritas on their pages and never mind

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25 Jun 2008 // 3:38 AM

I don’t often write about best-sellers. For most critics it’s just superfluous: If you like the best-seller in question, you’re piling on.

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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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