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Sondre Lerche: Pleasure

Messy in its composition and its emotions, Pleasure finds Sondre Lerche creatively unhinged -- and what fun it is.

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Systems and Activism in 'Papers, Please'

In addition to portraying the bureaucratization of unethical behavior, Papers, Please also makes fascinating and compelling claims about activism.

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The Cost of Security in 'Castle Doctrine' and 'Papers, Please'

Without ever hammering players with an overt message, Rohrer and Pope have quietly made some of today's most politically relevant games.

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Experiencing the Banality of Evil in 'Papers, Please'

Papers, Please conveys the insidious weight of bureaucracy, one passport at a time.

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Xbox LIVE Indie Game Round Up -- Part 3

There are quite a few excellent and interesting games on the Xbox LIVE Indie service. Here are three of them that stand out to me.

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Tribeca Film Festival 2012: 'Nancy, Please'

Nancy, Please holds up a grotesque and distorted fun house mirror to procrastinators, who refuse to buckle down and take responsibility, but instead focus blame on forces beyond their control.

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Who Says Libraries Are Just About Books?

Quiet, Please author Scott Douglas speaks out about the future of libraries, being played by Oprah in the movie version, and his recent library-themed wedding.

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Quiet, Please by Scott Douglas

Douglas explains why library school is useless for an aspiring librarian and also about the many, many different types of crazy people who congregate in libraries.

Lara Killian

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