Archive for April, 2009
April 30th, 2009

My DSi and I are friends, don’t get me wrong. It came in the mail a few days before its official U.S. release, and though it’s not the beautiful, North American blue, I still appreciate how it’s sleek casing makes my DS Fat Phat look like the ugly sister. Nintendo sent me the DSi after […]

April 24th, 2009

Next on my stack of books after God Jr. was Dirty Girls, a collection of erotica written by and for women from the ever-sexy Seal Press and editor/colleague Rachel Kramer Bussel. Though I’m not a huge erotica reader – as an ex-fiction student, I’m super critical of short stories, making me damn hard to please […]

April 23rd, 2009

Inexpensive is the name of the entertainment game these days, and video games are no different. Families, the target market for the Nintendo Wii, may be feeling the stress most. As more downloadable content and casual games, sold at a fraction of the cost of big retail titles, become available for the Wii and other […]

April 22nd, 2009

Conferences, conferences, conferences. A girl could live on the circuit all year round, traveling around in some sort of smelly 1960’s van with WiFi access like an adoring conference groupie. Though thankfully that has yet to become my fate — seriously, it takes major willpower not to break down and go to every event — […]

April 17th, 2009

After a lovely ten months, I’ve decided to move on from Heartless Doll, Village Voice Media’s pop culture blog for smart and snarky girls. In general I’m trying to stay away from writing lists — though I know that’s the format the internet attention span demands — and focusing on longer features. I did finish […]

April 16th, 2009

Now that GDC has come and gone, I’ve gotten over my post-GDC flu, I’m back from a recharge weekend in Tahoe, and the ASJA conference in New York is a full week+ away, I’ve finally gotten a chance to catch up on some of my reading. First on my bedside pile was Dennis Cooper’s God […]

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