Tag Archives: consumerism

Commercialization, Art, and Innovation (from my Twitter feed)

. . .INCEPTION. . . Inspired by: @dirtytea: reddit crashed this great Ubisoft Game review, here’s a grab. Spot on: http://t.co/Rm5VlDXceb @dirtytea: cont… http://t.co/Ph5Yn7yQ4p & http://t.co/jorsHYEnln “Ubisoft game” article underscores a fine question about criticism. When a publisher keeps making the same game while leaving old problems unaddressed, at what point do we stop tolerating […]

The Tides of Change and the JoCo Effect

While reading “So You Want To Be A Horror Writer?” on Dark Echo, I started thinking about the digital self-production model for publishing. Here’s a quote that was particularly relevant to my thoughts: Publishing has become a profit-oriented industry that is no longer extremely concerned with what was once the “average” genre author — the […]

Wreck-It Ralph Review (a.k.a. THE BLOOD-SOAKED HANDS OF CAPITALISM)

EDIT: I was a bit pissed the day I wrote all this and the mood more or less flowed into my manic flight of ideas, dissecting it through the perspective of a lot of other thoughts that happened to be bubbling up in my brain at the same time. Still, some of the points are […]