GDC: A Theory of Fun

Game Developers Conference. This is a major event in the game industry attracting over 10,000 attendees. Although I wish I had the arms of an octopus for enhanced multi-tasking, I will do my best to provide you with interesting info from the industry. On Monday and Tuesday, there will be posts in regards to the Mobile Game Industry as well as the Serious Games Summit. …

Kasabian’s Rockin’ the House

Kasabian. Their self-titled debut drops on Tuesday, although itís been out in the UK since last fall. These guys, from Leicester in the middle of the country, have a cocksure attitude that rivals the grand swagger of the Gallaghers. Their music reflects both ë60s psychedelia and late ë80s/early ë90s acid house pop in the form of Primal Scream. I saw them a few nights ago …

Francine Spiegel: Congratulations!

Francine Spiegel is an LA-based artist who's works include photocollage, video, mixed media assemblages and freeform installations. All of her work is derived from samplings of funky feminine cyber-subcultures, techno debris from her studio floor and other random raw materials. Spiegel’s loose, sprawling technique captures the Dionysian abandon of the fantasies on display, which are woven into shiny, brash webs with fetishistic textures. The pieces …