New sci-fi survival horror game by EA. Looks like a Doom3 rehash + monsters inspired from animé. Doesn’t seem too innovative; but they’re taking a page from EA Mythic (Warhammer Online) and have a pretty good blog, lots of concept-art and a comic.
“I couldn’t get George to go along with that. He didn’t want to stop making the toys.”—Harrison Ford tried to persuade George Lucas to kill Han Solo in The Empire Strikes Back or The Return of the Jedi because “it’d make a better story”.
“Men could reduce their risk of developing prostate cancer through regular masturbation, researchers suggest. They say cancer-causing chemicals could build up in the prostate if men do not ejaculate regularly.”—Says the BBC (via Dan Savage)
“Today, our public discourse is dominated by people who have been wrong about everything — but are still, mysteriously, treated as men of wisdom, whose judgments should be believed. Those who were actually right about the major issues of the day can’t get a word in edgewise.”—The age of the anti-Cassandra by Paul Krugman
“I was born twice: first, as a baby girl, on a remarkably smogless Detroit day in January of 1960; and then again, as a teenage boy, in an emergency room near Petoskey, Michigan, in August of 1974.”—Jeffrey Eugenides, Middlesex (2002)