Archive for May, 2008
May 22nd, 2008

Up this week at Gamasutra is a feature I put together on the top 20 women currently working in the video game industry. Joining me on the official selection panel were game designers and generally awesome people, Brenda Brathwaite and Sheri Graner Ray. Though similar lists have been published in the past, this one is […]

May 21st, 2008

Need a break from the plastic fakeness of professional porn? Why not read this week’s Click Me, and journey to a magical land where the orgasms are real, the girls are beautiful but not perfect, and the landscape is dotting with kangaroos? That’s right, it’s Abby Winters, online home to well-lit amateur porn. There’s also […]

May 20th, 2008

I’d heard about Cute Overload before, but knowing my proclivity to become obsessed with adorable things, I’d stayed away. Then, in response to last week’s post on cute in contemporary design, a clever reader suggested I check out their “Rules of Cuteness.” Now, needless to say, I am addicted to all the squishiness. Anyways, if […]

May 19th, 2008

Well, this explains some things. Club Penguin, the giant of a kids’ MMO, reportedly adds 500-1,000 new words to its banned list each day in an attempt to keep up with inappropriate slang. According to the game’s co-founder Lane Merrifield, two thirds of the company’s staff is dedicated to safety moderating and customer service. Despite […]

May 16th, 2008

I just got back from being in Morocco for a week, and boy has the world of sex and video games been a crazy place since I went away. Ok, that’s a total lie; not much went on. However, while I retrace the fading henna on my hand with a Sharpie, why not read some […]

May 15th, 2008

I’ve been hearing a lot of good things about OkCupid recently–the online dating site preferred by polyamorous people, my friends, and apparently grungy hipsters everywhere. So for a recent column I called up Sam Yagan, co-founder of the site. He’s a young humor writer turned fast-talking suit who so isn’t joking when he says he […]

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