Posts tagged "gamers"

Gamers Who Harass Women Are Literally Losers, Says New Study

A new study shows that male gamers who harass female gamers are literally losers. The study, conducted by researchers Michael Kasumovic and Jeffrey Kuznekoff, looked at interactions between Halo 3

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 21, 2015 - 9:29 am

You Can Touch The Artworks At The Prado Museum

The Prado has an exhibit for the visually impaired; campaign finance reform has bipartisan support; a League of Legends troll is arrested for doxxing and harassment; AI might (or might…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | May 26, 2015 - 6:30 pm

Girly Games, Games For Girls, And Girls Who Game: A Conversation With Femicom’s Rachel Weil

When I stumbled across a site called FEMICOM — “the feminine computer museum” — I knew I’d found something unique. At first glance, all I saw was a collection of…

The Mary Sue | May 12, 2012 - 3:30 pm

Contrary To Stereotype, Online Gamers Are Actually Women

Gamers get a bad rep: They’re typecast as plump, basement-dwelling man-children who lead reclusive lives and collect actions figures. Apparently, that’s way off base. A study by GameHouse says that 55 percent of…

Stefanie Blejec | December 2, 2011 - 9:40 am

Diapers And Video Games: The Grossest Thing You Will Read Today

Amazon’s “frequently bought together” feature is supposed to be a helpful search aid, and normally it is … except in the cases where it pulls up really embarrassing pairings. Like,…

Leonora Epstein | December 1, 2010 - 1:20 pm

Video Games: Chick Flicks Get Played

The triumvirate of teen queen movies: Pretty In Pink, Mean Girls, and Clueless — are all getting remade into Broadway musicals. Sike! Although we’re sure some of the score will…

Simcha | July 25, 2008 - 7:00 pm