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The Culture: Childish Gambino’s ‘This is America’ Goes Exactly Where You Think It Won’t
3 weeks ago

The Culture: Childish Gambino’s ‘This is America’ Goes Exactly Where You Think It Won’t

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Art is never better than when it transcends its popular shackles and has something to say. This is America, Childish Gambino’s new music video is the most recent example of what music and video can really do when they aren’t tied to expectations of wealth bragging, talking about your new girlfriend or pretending like everything is ok.
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The Culture: Gamertag Radio’s Documentary Is the Kick We All Need to do Cool Things
3 weeks ago

The Culture: Gamertag Radio’s Documentary Is the Kick We All Need to do Cool Things

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Everyone will tell you that starting your own business or creating a side project takes cash and determination. What they don’t tell you is that it also takes surrounding yourself with some pretty great people. Gamertag Radio: A Podcast Documentary drives that message home.
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The Culture: ‘Solo’ & ‘Avengers Infinity War’ get trailers
4 months ago

The Culture: ‘Solo’ & ‘Avengers Infinity War’ get trailers

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If you’re like me and slept through the Super Bowl last night, you missed new trailers for Solo: A Star Wars Story and Avengers Infinity War Part One. I got you, fam.
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The Culture: ‘Batman: The Animated Series’ is 25 years young & Shirley Walker brought the goods
9 months ago

The Culture: ‘Batman: The Animated Series’ is 25 years young & Shirley Walker brought the goods

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We don’t have a lot culture we can reliably return years after its release and go “This is as good as I remember.” I submit, that Batman: The Animated Series, which is celebrating 25 years since its premiere, is one of those culture moments you can visit again and again. Bruce Timm and Paul Dini get most of the credit, but Shirley Walker doesn’t get nearly enough as she deserves.
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The Culture: Hey now, ‘Smart Guy’ is 20 and still a classic
1 year ago

The Culture: Hey now, ‘Smart Guy’ is 20 and still a classic

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I hesitated to run a short piece about Smart Guy so soon after I published a glowing review of the Power Rangers movie. I mean, if there’s one thing I can’t stand, it’s constant navel gazing about how much better the past was than the present is. I don’t care, though because a recent piece celebrating the 20th anniversary of Smart Guy has me ready to queue clips on YouTube and forget all my troubles.
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The Culture: ‘Halo’ is in trouble
1 year ago

The Culture: ‘Halo’ is in trouble

Published by Glixel, the long form piece goes into detail about what’s hurting the Halo franchise. In particular, it focuses on how Halo 4 and Halo 5: Guardians made some huge mistakes that also doomed Bungie’s Halo 2.
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The Culture: Skittles & Marshawn go to that other Houston
1 year ago

The Culture: Skittles & Marshawn go to that other Houston

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The en isn’t just about what you play, it’s also about what you play. I’m talking about video people. My aim for this year is to add more culture and more games to this little operation. It’s with that in mind that I bring you the first edition of The Culture for 2017. It involves Skittles and Marshawn Lynch, because this close to the Super Bowl, why wouldn’t it?
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The Culture: Oh boy, the Assassin’s Creed movie reviews are in!
1 year ago

The Culture: Oh boy, the Assassin’s Creed movie reviews are in!

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Remember when motion pictures based off film franchises were good? I’m sure that you don’t; they’ve always been terrible. Mortal Kombat was hot trash. The Tomb Raider movies were uninteresting and wooden. Some thought that Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed movie might meet the same fate. They might have been right.
Reviews of Assassin’s Creed began popping up today from the usual suspects and they’re not kind.
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