Speak Up And Be Heard, Geeks And Gamers!

It’s not okay to threaten a school shooting. It’s not okay to threaten to kill someone’s family. It’s not okay to find someone’s address and post it online without consent. It’s not okay to try to induce someone into committing suicide. It’s not okay to threaten someone with rape. None of these things is okay,…
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Worst Movies Ever?

I watched the infamous “Birdemic” over the weekend. Yes, I did this on purpose. No, I’m not a glutton for punishment. The movie was probably one of the worst movies I’ve ever seen, even though I’ve seen “Gor” and “Battlefield Earth.” So let’s take a look at some bad movies. Birdemic “Birdemic” is pretty much…
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Oh No! Civilization Is Totally Coming To An End!

No, civilization’s not really coming to an end. But people do get hysterical over all sorts of things, don’t they? Sometimes it’s better just to sit back and giggle. The future of men’s fashion is frills. Lots of frills. Only it isn’t, of course, but you can still take a moment to laugh at this…
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The Weirdness That Is Gangnam Style

If you haven’t heard of Gangnam Style by now, it’s a silly Korean pop song that went spectacularly viral online and has since become tremendously popular. Its music video on YouTube has more than a billion views. Yes, that’s “billion” with a B. It’s also spawned a number of versions and parodies, some of which…
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Seven Benefits Of Roleplaying Games

A student at the University of Minnesota Duluth has written a column for the Duluth News Tribune implying that video games, or perhaps roleplaying games, or perhaps first-person shooters, or perhaps tabletop games, or people who dress up in costumes to portray characters, are bad. I’m honestly not sure which of these elements Jo Cooley…
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