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Gaming Amazon Reviews

I will readily admit it: I trust Amazon reviews. I just bought a toy at Toys R Us for my eldest son for his birthday. It kind of sucks, though he’s a bright kid and can make sucky things work. If I had read the Amazon reviews, I would have found this out before making […]
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A Wedding

Last weekend we returned briefly to New York City to attend the wedding of my godfather, Glen, and his partner of nearly two decades, Gino. It was a beautiful ceremony, and a wonderful reception at the Loeb Boathouse. It felt very traditional to me, though in one way, I suppose, it was not traditional. To […]
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The Coming Gaming Machine, 1975-1985

Was going through old backups in the hope of finding some stuff I’ve lost and I ran into this, a draft I was working on around the turn of the millennium. Never went anywhere, and was never published. I was just pressing delete, when I realized it might actually be of interest to someone. It […]
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Review: Planned Obsolescence

It is rare that how a book is made is as important as its content. Robert Rodriguez’s El Mariachi stands on its own as an outstanding action film, yet it is a rare review that does not mention the tiny budget with which it was accomplished. And here it is difficult to resist the urge […]
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