Posts tagged "world of warcraft"

Be My Boyfriend: WoW Gamer Goes From Virtual Blacksmith To Real Life One

Dear Richard Oldham,

I understand that you really like World of Warcraft, the popular interactive video game. In the game, you forged a career as a blacksmith, turning not-real metals into not-real weapons. Few people take their online avatars and turn them into real careers, but most people aren’t you, Rich. Also, I…

Julie Gerstein / May 5, 2013

Maine Senate Candidate Cruelly Ridiculed For Her World Of Warcraft Habit

We’ve seen our fair share of below-the-belt political campaign ads over the years. Who could forget Rick Santorum’s “Obamaville” ad? Or Turn Right USA’s offensive anti-Janice Hahn ad? Or Carly Fiorina’s Demon Sheep spot? It never ceases to amaze how people jockeying for positions that help run our country resort to such petty, immature, and downright idiotic behavior in an effort to “win.&#8221…

The Stir / October 5, 2012

World Of Warcraft Can Change Your Sex Life

Do the gamers have game? What’s behind the avatar? Can an Undead Warlock ever get along with a Gnome Warrior? got down and dirty with a handful of World of Warcraft players to find out what’s up in their bedroom and in Azeroth. We’ve got the highlights …

Erica Maxwell / February 5, 2010

World Of Warcraft Is Almost, Uh, Cool?

In a desperate attempt to make World of Warcraft more socially acceptable, the advertisers for this geeky game started using celebs like William Shatner, Mr. T, Ozzy Osbourne, and Vern Troyer to promote it. The weird part is that this strategy has sort of worked.

Nikki Dowling / July 23, 2009