“Armada” by Ernest Cline Fell Short

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“Armada” was released in 2015 amid great anticipation as the new novel from Ernest Cline, the author of “Ready Player One” and the screenwriter of “Fanboys.”  I had mixed feelings about “Ready Play One” but I generally enjoyed that book as a page-turner with an interesting gimmick that played to the author’s strengths. My feelings […]

Grand Theft Auto & the Rise of Rockstar Games: David Kushner’s Jacked

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In another life, I would have more actively sought out a career in the videogame industry.  Videogames were as much of a staple of my young life as film or television, starting with the original Nintendo Entertainment System (NES).  I was also involved in computer gaming starting in the late 1980s and more heavily so […]