Category Archives: History

Losing Yourself in the Game: History in World of Warcraft.

I completed my History Major last semester, so I have a natural inclination towards stories behind stories. I enjoy looking back to see what causes perpetuated the effects we see today. Since I did this at a university, as a … Continue reading

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Cory Arcangel’s Clouds

Cory Arcangel, Super Mario Clouds (2002), hacked Nintendo Entertainment System cartridge.

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Links to a few Videogames Bogost Discussed

Below is a list of places to play or download some of the games that Ian Bogost discussed in the first three chapters of HOW TO DO THINGS WITH VIDEOGAMES: Chapter 1 (Art): Download of Passage Download of Marriage Download of … Continue reading

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Cyberfeminism and Net.art

gashgirl, “Pirate,” http://www.t0.or.at/dolores/gashgirl/piratetoc.htm. Jodi, day66, http://wwwwww.jodi.org/day66/index.html. Also, this link is a good resource if you’re interested in cyberfeminism, as it has interviews with Sadie Plant, the VNS Matrix Manifesto, and other relevant texts.

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A Note on the Pynchon Wiki

A number of you noted that you were not being granted permission to edit the Pynchon Wiki. Well, I just got my authorization today. It wound up in my gmail spam folder, so you may want to check your spam … Continue reading

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Cubist Paintings by Pablo Picasso

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Time and Wolfenstein

“Liquor-store cartons full of personal effects are stacked around haphazardly, and most of the limited floor space is littered with unwashed laundry, Chinese take-out containers and pizza boxes, empty Smirnoff Ice bottles, old copies of Heavy Metal, Maxim, and Anal … Continue reading

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