“You awaken in a large complex, slightly disoriented. Glowing dots hover mouth level near you in every direction. Off in the distance you hear the faint howling of what you can only imagine must be some sort of ghost or several ghosts.” It’s the Pac-Man text adventure!
Peer deep inside the anatomy of cartoon characters, right to the bone, with Dia de los Muertos Looney Toons at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Michael Paulus’ osteological Hello Kitty and Peanuts drawings and Hyungkoo Lee’s rascally, Animatus sculpture. (via Boing Boing)
Ever feel kind of sick reflecting on a game you enjoy? Flak Magazine’s James Norton does some soul-searching over Adult Swim’s almost Peckinpah flash game, Viva Caligula! “You personify the mad emperor Caligula as he goes on a neighborhood – to – neighborhood killing spree through Rome, taking […]
I worked in my local library all through junior high and high school. One of the lingering benefits was that for years I knew where all the brand new books were kept: after they were entered into the system, but before they were put on the shelf. It […]
When Godzilla first waded out of the ocean to trample Odo Island in 1954, he was a monster for the times, serious as radiation poisoning. Japan was still rebuilding in the wake of WWII. Wartime traumas were still fresh. The bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were only nine […]
Gothtober is a sort of online Halloween advent calendar. Click on the S.S. Gothtober and see a new short everyday.