91 Days of Summer: BioShock: Rapture by John Shirley

Discover Rapture's origins in this humanizing look into one of video game's most memorable locations. In August 2007, Ken Levin created a video game called BioShock, a story-driven first person shooter that took players deep inside an underwater Objectivist paradise led by Andrew Ryan, a self-made man whose characterization is a not-so-subtle reconstruction of philosopher Ayn Rand. … Continue reading 91 Days of Summer: BioShock: Rapture by John Shirley

Magical Cupboards, Dinosaurs and a Pie-Fearing Detective: The ManBuyCow Podcast

Podcasts are awesome. Next to Steam and legally free streaming episodes of South Park, podcasts rank pretty high on the list of awesome things to come out of the Internet. Great as they are, I tend to not venture far from the shows I've been listening to for a few years. There are, unfortunately, only so … Continue reading Magical Cupboards, Dinosaurs and a Pie-Fearing Detective: The ManBuyCow Podcast

91 Days of Summer: The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman tells us what we're all thinking: adults are scary. Gaiman's novel is a semi-autobiographical story about an unnamed adult who visits a farmhouse from his childhood after delivering a eulogy for his father. Memories flood the narrator, leading him to recall the fantastical events that defined his childhood. Besieged by an otherworldly monster that … Continue reading 91 Days of Summer: The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman