Tuesday, March 04, 2008

They are a little odd, yes.

I read through Birds Are Weird, the fourth collection of Penny Arcade comics. Once again, I was struck by how incredibly funny these guys are, and how much I regret that their humour includes large dollops of profanity. There is the odd comic which is clean from start to finish, but most of it is rather blue. They are probably the most insightful and respected commentators on the video game industry, draw an hilarious comic strip thrice a week, post well-written, incisive essays of video game criticism on the same schedule and run a multi-million dollar charity they founded in their spare time to push back against the idea that gamers are a bunch of solipsistic, uncaring narcissists.

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Listening to: Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band - Trouble Is - 03 - Blue On Black
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