Wootini’s Weekly Video Podcast #224 1

Well, I hope you watched last week’s episode because this is pretty much a sequel! I’ve got some follow-up on Eurovison, including my ridiculous exodus across Manhattan to watch the show, then more on my attempt to re-download The Witcher 2, which may or may not have been worth the […]

Feminist Frequency’s next positive female character: Jade

Anita Sarkeesian’s Feminist Frequency Tropes vs. Women in Video Games series has begun exploring examples of positive female characters in games. In the first installment she looked at The Scythian from Sword & Sworcery, who undermines the traditional hero’s journey archetype in her ungendered portrayal. In the latest episode Sarkeesian […]

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Wootini’s Weekly Animal Crossing Diary

Dear Diary, I’m still waiting for that rainy season I was promised. I could use with some days off from watering my wilting flowers. Also, when it rains, it seems like the rare fish show up, so I could make more bells and finally get that pyramid built. Remember when […]


Enter The Nintendo World Championships! 1

In their announcement of their E3 plans, Nintendo revealed that they were going to bring back the Nintendo World Championships. Well, if you’re interested in competing, they’ve just announced the eight Best Buy locations around the US that will be hosting the qualifying events on May 30.

Wootini’s Weekly Video Podcast #223

This week, I’m coming to you from my bedroom because our lights went out in the back half of the apartment, so the regular living room set is too dark. I’m getting psyched for the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest, I saw a great movie, but my attempt to play a […]



Wootini’s Weekly Animal Crossing Diary

Dear Diary, There wasn’t a whole lot happening this week, but what did happen was pretty important! Well, aside from something I thought would be important, but turned out to be pretty useless. But I did do something I don’t normally do! Read on and I’ll explain!

Hands-On: Splatoon

At PAX East 2015, I was able to get a little hands-on time with the upcoming Wii U shooter Splatoon at the Nintendo booth, but this week I was able to get some more personal time with the game at a special media event in New York City. Nintendo recently […]


Remember the X-Men …and Some of the Games

“Have you ever tried not being a mutant?” Bobby Drake’s mom in X2: X-Men United is sure in for a big surprise given the one of the latest reveals in the comics. X-Men is useful as an allegory, whether or not Prof. Charles Xavier and Magneto are analogous to Martin […]


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Meet the geeks of gay porn 1

Note: This article originally appeared on sex and fetish editorial site Kinky.com, news without restraints. It has been reposted here with permissions of the author and editors. Margaret Cho once famously said, “What’s this weird connection between fans of Star Trek, S&M, and the Renaissance Faire?” and it’s a fair […]