'Queer Game Studies' Aims to Break Entrenched Binaries

'Queer Game Studies' Aims to Break Entrenched Binaries

By Mantas Krisciunas

This collection exemplifies what great benefits the wider gaming community stands to reap as people of more diverse backgrounds find themselves comfortable within that community. 17 Oct 2017 // 10:30 AM

Read more
//Recent Reviews
Comics Scholarship Finds Its Voice With ‘INKS’ and ‘Drawing the Line’

From Ohio State (a hotbed for comics studies) comes INKS and Drawing the Line, books for both academics and fans of comics alike.

READ more
Carole King: Tapestry - Live in Hyde Park

Carole King’s seminal 1971 album Tapestry forms the core of this live album celebrating her long career and immense legacy as influential songwriter and musician.

READ more
Various Artists: The Rough Guide to the Music of West Africa

Choice cuts from the vast range of music in West Africa make for another polished installment of the Rough Guides collection.

READ more
Human Existence, in One Album: Ólafur Arnalds’ ‘Eulogy for Evolution’ Ten Years Later

Ólafur Arnalds' stunning debut Eulogy for Evolution, still his masterpiece, remains a gorgeous and disquieting vision of human life.

READ more
The Joke’s on Batman in ‘Batman: White Knight #1’

This story doesn't just tweak the winning formula that has made Batman so successful over the past 70 years. It turns it on its head, inside out, and everything in between.

READ more
A Sock Is Never Just a Sock: Thoughts on Object Lessons’ ‘Sock’

Ian Bogost and Christopher Schaberg, the editors of Object Lessons, have built an incredibly robust template for 21st century pop cultural contemplation.

READ more
In Many Ways, ‘Blade Runner 2049’ Is Better Than Its Predecessor

A near-flawless audio-visual presentation and fascinating ideas make Blade Runner 2049 Villeneuve's best.

READ more
Aquaman, Blooperman, Plastic Man, Bee-Man, Fatman: ‘Hero-A-Go-Go’!

Former DC editor Michael Eury offers up a loving look at the age of high cultural camp in comics and more in this collection of campy curios.

READ more
‘Watch Around The Clock’: Retro Adventures in the Oft-disputed Golden Age of TV

A new DVD collection of vintage cartoons, movies, TV shows, and commercials shines an entertaining light on what television was like in the ‘50s and ‘60s.

READ more
Justice Ginsburg’s Greatest Hits Reminds Us of the Virtues of Dissent

As a history of her good deeds and right thinking, My Own Words showcases in precise detail how the hard work of equality has been moved forward under Ginsburg’s judicious hand.

READ more
More Recent Reviews
//Mixed media
//Blogs

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

READ the article