July 26th

Welcome back, readers. I’ll direct you again to begin with our usual starting point. Keep active resistance to anti-Black fascism going by supporting those on the front lines. Also, the Itch bundle supporting Black trans artists is still live! Go get it…

July 19th

Welcome back, readers. First things first: our usual starting point. The media coverage of protests against anti-Black police brutality in America and elsewhere is diminishing, but the fascist effort to thwart them is intensifying. Around the site, we’ve got two new things…

July 12th

Welcome back, readers. As you have perhaps come to expect by now, we begin with our usual starting point. The push for systematic reforms that will meaningfully oppose and resist racial injustice must carry on beyond the window of topical trendiness. On…

July 5th

Welcome back, readers. First, our usual starting point. You may not be reading about the protests against anti-Black police brutality in the headlines as often these days, but they go on. No justice, no peace. Second, did you see our new Critical…

June 28th

Welcome back, readers. First off, police still haven’t been defunded yet, and most officers who have killed Black people behind the cover of a badge are still free, so here are some links to start your day: Donate to The Bail Project…

June 21st

Welcome back, readers. As a few writers I follow are noticing, it feels weird in some ways to be writing about (or, umm, writing about writing about) games in Twenty-Twenty-Current-Date. There’s lots of more important shit going on. Speaking of which, some…

June 14th

Welcome back, readers. So like I know coverage of worldwide anti-racist protests tapered off just a little for a hot minute, with mainstream news outlets eager to move on, but people are still out on the streets fighting for real change and…

June 7th

Welcome back, readers. I spent time last week and this week trying to think through how to draw a thread between critical games discourse and the now-worldwide protests against anti-Black police violence/brutality/murder–of George Floyd, of many, many other victims of the systemic…

May 31st

Welcome back, readers. I know it’s been a hard week for many folks in and approximate to the US. Those of us who enjoy the privilege of not having to constantly think about the murderously-racist enterprise of law enforcement in the West…

May 24th

Welcome back, readers. Hey! We’ve got a new TMIVGV, courtesy of Connor which you should check out! I happen to be mired in the depths of a very, very grindy game right now, so having some thoughtful games writing to listen to…