According to Bloomberg, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer may move some big wigs around at his promising tech start up, Microsoft. This may include moving Windows chief Julie Larson-Green to “oversight of hardware engineering for the whole company.” This would put Larson-Green in charge of Xbox gaming consoles, which I assume she’ll promptly rename MyBox or XXbox. More
Topic: Video Games
Good news if you like video games but hate the patriarchy: video game fans/computer geniuses (nerds?) are reworking video game narratives to up-end the ubiquitous lady-gets-saved-by-a-dude trope in favor of a more egalitarian ending. While on the surface this seems great, it brings up questions of artistic ownership and plagiarism. More
So, this is pretty cool. A female game developer who calls herself “K2″ was annoyed at the prominent placement of a poster of a scantily clad woman in her (generally woman-friendly) office. So she pulled a funny prank that helped her boss see the error of his ways. More
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“I Shall Consume Everything”: The Moon as Performative Locus of Gender and Desire
Motherhood and Speech in the Zora Kingdom: How Music and Silence Shape the Egg Clutch’s Experience of Parental Abandonment More
Someone who really loves Mario! More
In a simply delightful spoof of Lana Del Ray’s much-maligned single, “Video Games,” a couple of people named Jenny Bede and Rob Broderick re-imagine the song if it were about what it should always have been about anyway — the twisted triangle of Super Mario Bros.’ Princess Peach, Mario and Luigi. More
There’s a great scene in 30 Rock where someone says “The overweight guy the based Pac-Man on just died” and Tracy Jordan replies “I will eat a bowl of cherries and some ghost meat in his honor.” He could have just worn this ring! More
Here at TheGloss, we’re pretty much required by law to cover any and all fashion/beauty content as it relates to Star Wars, Sega Genesis, ’90s television, Indiana Jones, and Mario (Luigi, et al). More
Soon, you’ll be able to buy this Kinect video game and pretend to hug Disney characters. No. For real. More
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16 Year-Old Girl Posts Her Suicide Video To YouTube
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Heartbreaking Texts Sent From Missing Ferry Passengers
Well, pull yourself together, lady. More
What if it’s not as bad as, say, tsunamis? Just throwing that out there! More
I was picking up my boyfriend from the nursing home and he mumbled, spittle and applesauce flying “why don’t you do a piece on how great it is for you lovely young ladies to date nice older men?” At least, I think that’s what he said. It’s hard to tell sometimes, what with the dentures. Anyhow, here’s some input from lovely young ladies (names changed to protect all identities) who are dating older men:
Remember back in the day, when all we had to play with were sticks and hoops and Nintendo? It was a little after Atari, a little before…um, I have no idea. I stopped paying attention in the post-Super Mario Bros. world.
And that’s how I intend to stay. Also More