It’s no secret to anyone who’s ever booted up Steam that there are a lot of indie games in the world. I’ve even heard the suggestion that Valve should curb Greenlight—their crowd-sourced independent access program—at least for a while since it lets through so many subpar projects that it makes sorting the diamonds from the rough seemingly impossible. […]Read more "You Might Have Missed: Thomas Was Alone"
In those core four American sports—your football, your baseball, your basketball, your hockey—I have never been around to watch one that the world would later refer to as the Greatest of All-Time. I was too young for Jordan and Gretzky by a few years, and Aaron, Montana, and Young by many, many more. The closest I’ve […]Read more "A Tribute, to the Olympics: The Swansong of the Greatest of All Time"
There’s a lot of advice floating around for would-be writers, ranging from the omnipresent (read always, write always) to the niche (write at this time of day, always write this many words per day, etc.), but the two best pieces I’ve ever received both dealt with what is probably the hardest of all moments to […]Read more "A Tribute, to the Redemptive Science-Fiction of Person of Interest"