At Fanbytes, Avelene Perry writes about the worst possible dates in all of the Dragon Age trilogy. “Dragon Age is a series of three fantasy RPGs about sarcastic queer people saving the world, being miserable in a bad city, and militarizing the world’s largest religion, respectively. The games […]
Voice actor Redd Pepper is interviewed at Shadow & Act: “Pepper said he’d forgotten half of the numerous trailers he’s done voice work for, but there’s one he’ll always remember. When he was recording for The Lost World: Jurassic Park UK trailer, a voice in his headphones commented on […]
At the Public Medievalist, Paul Sturtevant continues series on race, racism and the middle ages with a look at the use of “race” in fantasy, including Dungeons & Dragons: “Tolkien crafted his fantasy world intricately. He, for example, took great pains to calculate distances and accommodate for the […]
David Warner talks about his “Random Roles” at the AV Club. “The A.V. Club: The reason this interview came to pass is because it was pitched to you by Lin-Manuel Miranda while you two were chatting on the set of Mary Poppins Returns. David Warner: Yes, and he […]
Rock Paper Shotgun reports in depth on a war in EVE Online’s space and its fallout.
At Chronicle, Amanda Ann Klein and Kristen Warren encourage us all to read more work by pop culture scholars. “We didn’t write this to knock anyone’s hustle; to the contrary, this essay is a request for reciprocity. We just want mainstream journalists to be aware: The thoughts and […]
At First Person Scholar, Katherine Cross writes about “GamerGate and the licence to inflict suffering”: “GamerGate is neoliberalism’s distorted reflection of leftist terror: the lust for revolution, to be the Rough Rider ‘good guys’ saving the world by force if necessary, but with none of the obligations or […]