Every once in a while, the internet offers up a new and never-before-seen gemstone. My default position when it comes to the internet is that of a pur(sur)veyor. Purveyor because I engage with the internet as an interface through which I can spread and promotes ideas, while also (metaphorically and literally) buy into the “goods” that others are selling. Surveyor… Read more →
Exciting news from down in the bunker: The_Critical_Is has been invited to present a poster at this year’s HASTAC conference at Michigan State University! We’ll be presenting four, short interlocking videos and papers on race, gender, representation, and history in games — particularly in our long-standing obsession, the Assassin’s Creed series. Watch this space for future updates, including the videos themselves, a collection of our essays, and online-only content. And, if you’re in East Lansing, Michigan from May 27th to May 30th, drop by and say hi!