Ensconced in more than a ton of steel, mounting colossal on-ramps, seeing the...– Temperatures May Be High, But… - Features - Los Angeles magazine Natasha Vargas-Cooper writes a stirring homage to my place of origin, the San Fernando Valley.
Interview: Lea Schönfelder makes games for adults... →
I won’t post any of Lea Schönfelder’s video clips, because they’re not particularly SFW, but I always get excited when I hear about new female artists working in the videogame realm. However, the issue with Schönfelder’s work is that (at least what I’ve seen) is too heavy handed (featuring themes like sexuality and homelessness) to facilitate any kind of meaningful...
The Escapist : Dating Sims Get Real →
Leigh Alexander wrote a great piece on dating sims. Not entirely SFW, but totally interesting!
Hello, Internet! A few updates for y’all: - I’m on the prowl for work! One of my biggest contact jobs has timed out, so if you or business needs help with interactivity consulting, content development, relationship building, curating, and lots of other good stuff, give me a holler. - I’m starting a gallery with some friends. It’s called Glitch Lab, and it’ll be a...
UMAMI Burger is going to expand Downtown in a crazy way: they are creating the...– UMAMIcatessen Is Coming | Los Angeles, I’m Yours LAIY is such a good blog, guys. I’m so excited about food.
We decided to approach the label-writing for these boards in a participatory...– Museum 2.0: Balancing Engagement: Adventures in Participatory Exhibit Labels This is a really interesting method for developing label content!
Take This Lollipop →
Oh my gosh. I want to know what this does, but I am so pathologically afraid of using Facebook connect. “LA-based director Jason Zada has done by creating an interactive short film called Take This Lollipop. The site delves into your profile and surfaces with photos and info that it uses for the plot—login and it begins with a sweaty guy in a vest looking at a monitor which—the...
One of Birthright’s explicit goals is to stop the assimilation and intermarriage...– Marriage, Israeli Style - The Morning News
(via video: M83 – “Midnight City” | GORILLA VS. BEAR) The official music video for what I’ve deemed to be the Official Summer Jam of 2011. And the new M83 album is out, so, um, what are you waiting for?
U B U W E B :: Dick Higgins on Intermedia →
Educate yo’self. (More from Jeff Watson’s bibliography!)
Bridging the physical and digital in pervasive... →
I am poking around Jeff Watson’s (dissertation?) bibliography, and it’s really exciting.
1. Create work for yourself; don’t wait for work to be assigned to you. 2. Take...– “1. create work for yourself; don’t wait for work to be assigned to you. 2. take an active role in…” : anthony dines’s blog : : the barbarian group Nice. Inspiring.
I threw the hot dog toward Tiger Woods because I was inspired by the movie...– ‘Drive’ Inspired Man to Throw Hot Dog at Tiger Woods - TIME NewsFeed
Gamasutra - News - IndieCade: Uncharted's Unlikely... →
This is what happens when two of my favorite people write about each other. Mathew Kumar (of exp. zine) on Richard Lemarchand. A must if you’re a fan of the Uncharted series, design, indie games, smart people, etc.
The Office's Mindy Kaling on Why You Need a Man,... →
Mindy Kaling seems like a really smart, reasonable lady.
about darn time: a new mix for fall →
Hi, Internet. I made you a mix to listen to, because I might be a little absent through the weekend. I hope you like it!