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Women and gaming

Recently I’ve been discussing with a few friends about women in the gaming community as a whole. And as it’s International Women’s Day, what better day to post about it? It’s no big secret that the gaming community is stereotypically male, white, middle-class, and geeky. And people wonder why, at the same time images such […]

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Troll of Duty: Metacritic Warfare?

You can tell it’s November when the big games come out just at the right time stores can knock a few dollars off the price as a Black Friday “discount”; indeed, over the past six weeks, we’ve seen new games for Battlefield, Sonic the Hedgehog, Uncharted, The Elder Scrolls, Arkham (as in Asylum), Saints Row¬†and, […]

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Grey’s Anatomy, and the art of tragedy

I’m going to admit, and lose a lot of “man points” by saying this, but I watch Grey’s Anatomy. It’s a show that I’ve watched for a couple of years, after a friend showed me the first season. This was, of course, at a time when Scrubs was finishing and I needed a second show […]

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Doctor Who Entertainment

Elisabeth Sladen (1948-2011)

I’m pretty sure we’re all aware by now, but Elisabeth Sladen, actor of the famous Doctor Who companion/assistant Sarah Jane Smith, died yesterday of cancer. She was 63.