Games People Like Me Play: The Darkness

So I’ve been chewing my way through a new game called The Darkness. Trailer below:

The concept is quite an appealing mash-up (sorry for using what has become a journalistic cliche, but it is): A young mafia thug, upon being whacked by his own uncle, discovers that he’s not just a young mafia thug, he’s a young mafia thug who …

iPhone: The First 60 Hours

Going on three days with the iPhone now. I have actually been stopped on the street and accosted in a bar by curious Apple fanboys, so I feel like I’ve earned my wings as an iPhone user. (Not an iPhone owner, by the way: this is a loaner unit from Apple.) Some further notes:

– I’m a whiz on the Blackberry, but I am still an extremely …

The Top 10^H^H^H^H^H6 Geek T-Shirts

This post began life as a top-10 list of the finest in nerdwear. Nerds are, of course, a t-shirt-loving people, and the richness and diversity of their t-shirt culture is a beacon for all of mankind. After weeks of sifting through possibilities — yes, I actually devoted a lot of time to this — and a whole lot of jokes about rogues, I …

The Great Harry Potter Re-Read

I’ve said elsewhere that I don’t really believe in the myth of the spoiler — the idea that knowing how something ends takes all the fun out of it. But I do hate it when I’m reading something and I can’t remember how it began. And now that the Deathly Hallows — whatever they are — are hard upon us, I find myself thinking: how long has …

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