Thursday, May 28 2009
Scott Thorson rang, flat broke and disabled, in chronic, horrendous pain from a botched murder attempt and an even more botched plastic surgery, hoping that I would serve as his conduit for another lucrative laundry airing.
Wednesday, May 27 2009
Sixteen years after its release, King's Quest VI it is still one of the high water marks of the adventure game genre.
Monday, May 11 2009
Weddings performed by a justice of the peace, a ship's captain, or an Elvis impersonator don't fit into the historical, traditional view of marriage, performed in and sanctioned by the church – but they’re legal.
Wednesday, May 6 2009
I miss your impulse to play your music LOUD, to draw me in, to irritate and offend me – and I miss my impulse to do the same to you.
Monday, May 4 2009
Geek humor is rooted in a commanding pop cultural and scientific literacy and deployed with a sense of casual authority which one ... must ... obey.
Sunday, May 3 2009
The mobilization of the military to control the spread of the current outbreak of a rare strain of the swine flu in Mexico City is right out of Stephen King’s The Stand.
Wednesday, April 22 2009
Things don’t just go bump in the night anymore – they emit high-frequency audio evidence, are recorded and saved in .WAV format, and bore us (rather than scare us) to death.
Monday, April 20 2009
Esotouric offers the connoisseur of crime a selection of tours round the infamous hot-spots of L.A’s darkest neighborhoods.
Wednesday, April 15 2009
If opponents of gay rights are serious about stopping child molestation, they shouldn't look inside the gay community. They should look inside the house next door.
Sunday, March 22 2009
History reveals that homosexuals have long been a part of the Nazi party and were major players in its formation. Hitler's relationships with gay men offer profound lessons for today's gay community.
Wednesday, March 11 2009
Valid fundraising on Facebook could help legitimize the site (if it’s not too late) -- but who thinks heavy metal, beer, and Paris Hilton qualify as legitimate causes?
Wednesday, March 4 2009
The world of Half-Life 2 depicts the aliens, most of them still unintelligent, overtaking our planet and destroying the norms of civilization.
Monday, March 2 2009
The use of unfiltered direct quotes gives a veneer of authenticity, and the writer doesn’t have to do much actual writing.
Thursday, February 26 2009
Throughout the late ‘50s and ‘60s, every city with a significant black population turned to a black-formatted radio station for the hottest sounds and pulse of the street.
Sunday, February 22 2009
Quite simply, like the sturgeon itself, Claypool is the Maestro of the Bottom.
Tuesday, February 17 2009
On the one hand society at large relies on moral and theological arguments to ban suicide; on the other our world is plagued with destructive wars and suicidal conflicts.
Monday, February 16 2009
How a young 'half-breed' is reviving a very old, traditional, insular, often ridiculed form of Japanese music.
Monday, February 9 2009
The mark of true genius is the effortless creation of something wholly new that, once seen, becomes self-evident.
Sunday, February 8 2009
The majority of us aren't coal miners, we don't know coal miners, and we wouldn't last a week in a coal mine. Are coal mining songs, then, still relevant?
Are CNN journalists writing news headlines these days, or t-shirt slogans?