Archive for January, 2009
January 14th, 2009

Ah, the days of youth, when we used to have sex on the internet and then feel like crap about it. Luckily those days are long gone. We’ve learned to appreciate online sex for its powers of creative expression. Right? A few weeks ago, The Escapist ran an article called, “When I Was a Sex […]

January 12th, 2009

Having recently called it quits on my cybersex column and blog, I’ve been thinking about new ways to present adult chat transcripts to the skeptical world. I’ve also been thinking about how many friends — admittedly, most of them male — have confided that they find my transcripts with Dr. S. intensely arousing. All that […]

January 12th, 2009

So, as my friend and fellow tech freelancer Cyrus pointed out the other day, my RSS feed has changed since the site switched back from The new RSS feed is You should subscribe. It’s pretty nifty. Okay, it’s just like every other RSS feed, but still. Since that’s clearly not enough interesting info […]

January 9th, 2009

One of the few games that has been holding my attention over the last few weeks — and by that I mean I’ve been playing it even when I don’t have to — is the new Prince of Persia. There are some things I like about the game: the gorgeous, watercolor aesthetics, the prominence of […]

January 9th, 2009

Now that everyone is back from the holidays, my apartment is once again filled with the sounds of video games blasting from the back of our absurdly large HD TV. It’s given me a whole new perspective on games: what you think of them when you’re not playing — when you’re not even in the […]

January 7th, 2009

A few weeks back a piece of mine on the success of casual/social games during the recession ran in The Economist. Of course, for space reasons, sometimes print articles get cut down, leaving yours truly with a lots more info on the subject than what actually made it into the paper. For example, I interviewed […]

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