Monthly Archive: June 2011

Jun 22

Ahoy, first gi’eaway Aye, me parrot concurs.

Arrr, we have two passes t’ gi’eaway for “Attack the Block” at Thornton Place in Seattle at 7pm. Follow us on twitter/facebook or lea’e a pertinent comment on the site t’ win. The more you do, the greater your chances o’ winnin’, argh! EDIT: Ahoy, the mo’ie is tomorrow eve, June 22. Aye, me parrot …

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Jun 22

A zombie-status revival

Thoughts on ‘Beginning of the Great Revival,’ propaganda film You’ve heard it before: It’s the little things that count. The same principle applies to propaganda in mass media. The small details matter most, from the subtle injection of ideology into everyday life to very concept of normalization through naturalization. That said, I don’t think a …

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Jun 21

The Geek Gal’s Lament

Hi. Remember me? I’m that girl who was sitting in the Barnes and Noble Starbucks nose-deep in an Austen novel. You said you liked my Zelda t-shirt and we talked for the two minutes it took the barista to make your drink? We shared a rapport about how fantastic Ocarina of Time was, how much …

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Jun 21

Being that Table

It has occurred to me that when we go out to dinner as of late as a group, we are that table. You know the table I’m talking about. The loud table in the back of the restaurant with too many people sitting there. The table who says inappropriate things at inappropriate times. Screw the …

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Jun 21

Game Break: Microwaved Chips

The truth of the matter is that some games are just too immersive. You get stuck in a vortex of gaming nirvana that you just can’t break out of. I’ve been stuck in front of the GVL Compound’s TV in the game center (fancy name for the the living room) for nearly 33 straight hours …

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Jun 20

Launch Month Madness

There is nothing wrong with your internet. Do not attempt to adjust your wi-fi settings. We are now controlling the transmission. We control the horizontal and the vertical. Previously you might have read on Twitter: “Until July 20th we are doing a few “launch month” giveaways to people who follow us on Twitter, Facebook or …

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Jun 20

Another Day, Another T-Shirt

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TLDR: TeeFury.com is a fantastically awesome place to get a t-shirt.   Whether you’re the person who carefully coordinates and lays out your clothing the night before or just grab whatever’s clean in a groggy morning stupor, there is one staple item that needs to be dependable: The t-shirt. It’s that item you can easily …

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