Last December, NPR’s music blog ran an essay titled “That’s a Bad Lyric and You Know It.” In it, writer James Jackson Toth (who releases music under the name Wooden Wand) calls out songs by several contemporary acts, including Best Coast, Haim and The Black Keys: “I don’t know the writers of these songs personally, […]
11 Best Dogs in Games List I wrote for Paste
Learning to Let Go: Time and Memory in Games – 04/03/2014 Gaming About Architecture with Metro: Last Light – 1/31/2014 Crunch Time: Working Overtime to Kill You – 11/12/2013
(A longish essay for Paste about The Last of Us and its construction of Pittsburgh) I learned to take photographs in Pittsburgh. Its topography taught me how to compose a complex image: houses clinging to hillsides, bridges across rivers and valleys. Uneven and winding terrain meant that no matter where I looked, there were always […]
Super Hexagon tournament at GDC 2013. It killed my camera. But then I bought a new camera.
Friend Jenny Owen Youngs played at Brillobox‘s in Lawrenceville last night. She led an a capella disney sing-a-long.
I spent a few hours this weekend digging through the Library of Congress’s photographic digital collections, pulling out photos of Pittsburgh I really like and touching them up as a bit of practice. Might have some prints made.