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 suppose it’s easier to become a blacksmith than, say, a wizard or a warlock, right? Keep reading »
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.” And this ad — actually, correction, this entire website – which makes fun of Maine senate candidate, Dem Colleen Lachowicz, for being a “geeky video game nerd” is certainly no exception.
Stay classy, America. Read more…
Do the gamers have game? What’s behind the avatar? Can an Undead Warlock ever get along with a Gnome Warrior? Nerve.com 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 … Keep reading »
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. Keep reading »