Prior to his lecture at Florida State University, “Gaming the Educational System: A Talk With A Game Developer,” I had the opportunity to speak to Ron Weaver, the developer in question. Weaver works … [Read more...] about Learning Through (Entertaining) Play: An Interview With Ron Weaver
Music critic, podcast host, and the self-described “busiest music nerd” Anthony Fantano came to Florida State University to give a talk on the music industry and his experience with it. Fantano is … [Read more...] about Ten Out Of Ten: An Interview With The Needle Drop’s Anthony Fantano
At the end of a long day, when my calves hurt from speed walking across campus, and I’ve got three essays in as many days, and all I’ve eaten all week is pasta with cold spaghetti sauce poured on top, … [Read more...] about Manufactured Enjoyment: Travel Vlogging As A Business
For the computer user that spends their time playing old Mario games or speedrunning DOOM in their downtime, the shutdown of the website Emuparadise likely sent a shock to the system. Emuparadise was … [Read more...] about Video Game Emulation: Piracy For Preservation
“Ready Player One” is on its way out, Bruno Mars just won a Grammy for a throwback album, and “Stranger Things” remains one of Netflix’s hottest shows: 80s throwbacks are still all the rage, but why? … [Read more...] about Are We Leaving The Age Of 80s Nostalgia?
The Internet is a place of dreams. Sometimes the type of dreams that keep giving, the type that make you want to sleep all day. Sometimes those dreams are terrible, dark, disturbing, and downright … [Read more...] about Preserving Today’s Marker Of Modern Culture: A Sit Down With a Meme Expert