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  • ON CHUCK JONES, ART SUPPLIES, AND PARENTING

    ON CHUCK JONES, ART SUPPLIES, AND PARENTING

    Some notes doodled while watching the Chuck Jones documentary, Memories of Childhood, and some thoughts on parenting and art.


  • THINGS ARE LOOKING GRIM!

    THINGS ARE LOOKING GRIM!

    Original trailer for Grim Fandango.


  • REVEALING MY INNER GEEK

    REVEALING MY INNER GEEK

    My inner geek let himself out this week, and I downloaded GRIM FANDANGO, one of the few LucasArts adventure games that I missed, and a truly beautiful piece of art. (No kidding.) The world is the Day of the Dead festival meets 1930s art deco meets a Raymond Chandler novel. You play Manny Callavera, a […]


  • WORLDBUILDING WITH TIM SCHAFER

    WORLDBUILDING WITH TIM SCHAFER

    Over at Gamestudies.org, there’s a fantastic 2003 interview with Tim Schafer, creator of some of my all-time favorite LucasArts adventure games. Schafer studied computer programming at UC Berkeley, got bored with computer programming and thought about becoming a writer, then landed a job with LucasArts right out of college. He worked on Day of the […]



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