An Audience and Their Symbiote – A Fanthropological Analysis of Venom (2018)

Changing gears from video games, I took a month or so to do a deep dive into the fandom for the most recent Venom movie, to explore the film's appeal...

Advertisements

Really Feelin’ It: A Meditation on Empathy and Technology

Are You Feelin' It? A little while ago, I came across an op ed in the New York Times that caught my eye, not necessarily because of the content, but because of who wrote it – Sherry Turkle, an MIT sociologist and psychologist who has, over the past 20 years or so, made a very … Continue reading Really Feelin’ It: A Meditation on Empathy and Technology

The Refuse of Life – An Obduction “Review”

My actual "review" of Obduction is only a few sentences long, and goes something like this: "Cyan Worlds almost returns to form with Obduction, a game that scratched my spatial puzzle solving itch, but ended up being something of a one trick pony despite a passably interesting narrative and lovely environmental design. The game suffers … Continue reading The Refuse of Life – An Obduction “Review”