Author Archive | Jon Clinkenbeard

A New Avante-Garde In Tokyo: 1955 – 1970


I don’t often think about technology’s impact on art, and when I do, I typically think of technology as a medium or materials, a la Jan Švankmajer’s light bulbs, wire, and mass-produced doll heads. In fact, short of anthropological masks and paintings, it’s rare to visit an art museum and consider, say, the impact of […]

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Heroes Of Newerth Frees All Champions

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As we mentioned in our recent review, Pu Liu, the Executive Director of Heroes of Newerth mentioned that the in-game store would be restructured soon. Yes, the store is restructured; items have been priced lower and the overall value is more apparent when you purchase skins and champions. Except that you won’t need to purchase […]

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Resident Evil Cafe Opening In Tokyo

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Capcom has announced that it’s opening a Resident Evil themed restaurant, called Biohazard Cafe & Grill S.T.A.R.S. in Japan next month. The part most like Resident Evil? The cafe opens on Friday the 13th in a crowded department store (Shibuya Parco Part-1). The part that’s not like Resident Evil? The, uh, singing and dancing entertainment […]

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Review: Diablo 3 Is A Hell Of A Bad Game

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DISCLAIMER: I don’t like Diablo or Diablo 2. Having said that disclaimer, a big part of the reason I don’t like Diablo 3 is because, like its predecessors, I feel the game is a cheap psychological hack that makes players feel like they’re moving ahead and progressing, when in reality, they’re just picking up more […]

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Could This Male Contraceptive Pill Make A Vas Deferens In The Fight Against HIV?

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  First of all, I won’t apologize for the pun in the title. Secondly, it seems my first male contraceptive article stirred up a lot of controversy about the hypothetical anti-HIV properties of RISUG (shared from a journal named, appropriately, Medical Hypotheses). After speaking with the makers of the U.S. version, they mentioned that although this […]

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