Month: February 2005

  • Violent videogames

    Do I think some videogames are tasteless and overly violent? Yes, I do. Do I think Jack Thompson is crazy as a loon? Yes, I do. Exhibit A: CBS: Is gaming escapism? JT: Yes, just as Ted Bundy escaped into pornography. It is not a release of aggression. It is training for aggression. Exhibit B: […]

  • Independent Spirit Awards

    I was lucky enough to stumble upon the Independent Spirit Awards again this year – that’s the awards ceremony for independent films. If you get the Independent Film Channel (IFC), be sure to watch out for them! Here’s a link to the… award winners. I like watching these awards because a) they’re REAL, in an […]