Monthly Archives: February 2015

Released: Vomit Bear

This past week I was attempting to recover from two months of crunch on Epanalepsis (it’s coming along great), and I made a small game called Vomit Bear. I made some mouth sounds music and enlisted the help of a lot of … Continue reading

Posted in A Game I Made, Video Games | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Jean Epstein on discontinuity and continuity

Discontinuity becomes continuity only once it has entered the movie-viewer. It is a purely interior phenomenon. Outside the viewing subject there is no movement, no flux, no light in the mosaics of light and shadow that the screen always displays … Continue reading

Posted in Film | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Jean Epstein on discontinuity and continuity

SMK Speedruns Psychonauts

A great video across the board.

Posted in Video Games | Tagged , , | Comments Off on SMK Speedruns Psychonauts

On Depeche Mode’s “Shake the Disease”

The irony that I can’t shake “Shake the Disease” is not lost on me. I listen to music in little ritournelles, a French-y word for saying that I get stuck in audio ruts as a mode of habit. I listen … Continue reading

Posted in Music | Tagged , , | Comments Off on On Depeche Mode’s “Shake the Disease”

Austin Walker and Ian Williams on Funk of Titans

There’s a temptation to say that popular interpretations of blaxploitation has even lost their racialized content, but there’s often a toothless trace. In Funk of Titans, after players beat a set of levels they face off in a rhythm-game dance … Continue reading

Posted in Video Games | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Austin Walker and Ian Williams on Funk of Titans

Varoufakis on Piketty and Power

You might know Varoufakis as the new Greek Finance Minister who basically has the world by the throat. I came to know him via his previous job at Valve as a market analyst/director/weird practical research guy. When he was at … Continue reading

Posted in Theory | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Varoufakis on Piketty and Power