The Week in Links #17
Dan Savage on the disconnect between the US religious Right’s opposition to universal healthcare and the teaching of Jesus.
The ice men cometh. (For about 30 mins, at least)
Achewood on the danger of E-mail lost to spam.
Street Fighter II tokens on eBay. The price!
(You are not my) Daddy Day Care.
‘The lion used in the MGM logo killed its trainer the day after it was filmed’. Learn something everyday.
A collection of Architecture Projection Art videos.
Augmented Reality Pool. When videogame systems come to life. (from 2:00 min onward)
NYC poster campaign to stop people drinking so many fizzy drinks. CONVINCED
Tetris makes your brain bigger. Or “thicker”, at least. Whereby “thick” is a good thing. Um, TETRIS MAKES YOU HOTT.
Canabalt. Lovely little procedurally-generated Flash escape-from-giant-robots game.
“Banksy should have been put down at birth. His work has no virtue.” Art critic Brian Sewell shows game critics how it’s (not) done.
Stunning new poster designs for the superlative gaming podcast ‘A Life Well Wasted’ by Olly Moss.
I love listening to older/ elderly obsessives. This 12 min soliloquy on sodas is well worth the 12 minute asking:
Beatles stand to make $50 million from new Rock Band if sales match expectations. Yikes.
Life advice from old people, including some from Jon Voight.
Great article on how to get into Japanese games biz from Brian Ashcraft. Includes advice from NanaOn-Sha’s Dewi Tanner
The complete Weekly World News, now on Google Books. Bat boy!
Goodbye games. Blistering truth from (ex-?) comrade McCarthy.
Link of the Week
How do you illustrate a bear sighting when there’s no footage available? Fox and learn: