danlacek: the-future-now: Watch: Can video games be a spiritual experience? Follow @the-future-now My favorite video game story ever

Get with the times, HasBros. Why are your toys gendered at all any more? Are they sex toys you need certain genitalia to use? And why are the shitty, sexed up, bullshit toys labeled for girls, while the cool Star Wars ones are labeled for boys? You’re literally setting artificial boundaries for the play time […]

So I want to talk about two questions tonight. The first one is, is art a luxury? Is it only a luxury or does it do something for us beyond that? And the second question is, is there a way that you can create a situation in which the arts flourish. If you think they’re […]

Sex, art and picnics: the rise of the alternative video game festival

Sex, art and picnics: the rise of the alternative video game festival

Yet perhaps worse than art created by committee, Varoufakis said, are attempts to appropriate it by bureaucrats and big businesses. “Art must not be anodyne, culture cannot be decorative,” he said, and artists “should be feared by the powerful in our society; if you are not, you are not doing your job properly”. In a […]

Yet perhaps worse than art created by committee, Varoufakis said, are attempts to appropriate it by bureaucrats and big businesses. “Art must not be anodyne, culture cannot be decorative,” he said, and artists “should be feared by the powerful in our society; if you are not, you are not doing your job properly”. In a […]

hautepop: via cibelle: Transparent Business Coffee Shop #newtrend?! #hunt;darton cafe on Lower Clapton road I like this. There’s lots of talk about “transparency” vis-a-vis the “social business”, which is mostly just jargon but here it is in action. I also think it’s likely to be good business sense – it brings the customer into the […]

thisistheverge: How do you keep ‘Guacamelee’ fresh? Memes, memes, memes When Mexican folklore puts Bachelor Frog in a headlock, this is what you get

listening to my fifteen-year-old son sing along to michael stipe singing leonard cohen. first they’ll take manhattan…

The M.I.A. book foreword

vandlo: I met Maya in 1998 at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London. She joined the film degree program late, with no interview. She just blagged her way in on the phone and turned up halfway through the term. We all dressed in dark colors and talked serious art theory. Maya wore […]