Competing Spectacles by Tony Reinke, Free for CAPC Members
Reinke wants to help readers not be manipulated and enthralled by the spectacles of our media age. Instead, he shows that we see the greatest spectacle of all in the Cross.
After Jackass star Ryan Dunn was killed in a car accident, Roger Ebert tweeted “Friends don’t let jackasses drink and drive”, with the result being quite a bit of vitriol directed at the director. Read Ebert’s response to the criticism.
Facebook is working with various music services, including Spotify, to provide an online dashboard to stream, recommend, and share music.
Jim Redner, the PR guy for Duke Nukem Forever who tweeted his displeasure about the negative responses to the game, and who subsequently lost his contract with 2K Games (the maker of Duke Nukem Forever), tells his side of the story.
Eric Tonjes reviews Rob Bell’s Love Wins: “Unlike many, the thing that troubles me about Love Wins is not its conclusions… What made the book so hard for me to read was its total lack of respect and honesty.”
Guys, check out Drew’s awesome article for Relevant about Portal, videogames, and life!
Here’s a great round-up of a great event, including words from Al Gore about videogames: The State of Games for Social Good in 2011.
Chase Livingston interviewed the guy who wrote the satirical take on Rob Bell’s latest called, Love Wins.
The Curator wrote a defense of the quiet film.
This might as well be a regular feature – my favorite recent Kill Screen stories:
Hoarding, Happiness and Heartbreak – a tragedy set in the World of Warcraft.
Pride and its Dark Side – maybe we play games because we want to feel like crap?
At this point it would probably be good to watch Rob Lowe play some air banjo.
So this is a really great community-oriented way to listen to music. I have been frequenting and enjoying the Bored Again Revival Station (if you are or were ever a fan of the Bored Again Christian Podcast, you will love this!).
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