Results tagged with 'video games'
Published June 19, 2014
From the outside, Garance "Gar" Nelson's home looks a fairly ordinary house. You would never know from looking at it that in the basement lies a time machine, teleporting visitors to a glowing world of robotic battles, demons, space travel and yellow creatures with an unquenchable hunger for white dots and ghosts. The days of arcades as a cultural mainstay have long since died, but in Nelson's basement, the era is still alive and well.
Published June 8, 2014
Although primarily a sports bar and restaurant, Park 6 has established itself as a neighborhood go-to for celebrations from birthdays to anniversaries. Tara Cavazos, with the help of her family, owns and operates the Mitchell Street establishment.
Published Feb. 20, 2014
Kevin Gilmore is a self proclaimed geek. And nerd. Hence, his gig at 42 Lounge - a gamer "geek" bar Downtown - is a dream job for the 35-year-old Milwaukeean.
Published Nov. 25, 2013
I've been playing Grand Theft Auto 5 on my aging PS3 this fall, and I love it. It's easily the best video game I've ever played. And it's probably my last. I grew up surrounded by video games, and at certain points in my life, I played a lot of them. But now I just have one game, GTA5. I don't anticipate playing another one ever again.
Published March 20, 2013
I made a terrible mistake recently and broke one of the karmic codes of parenting. I bragged.
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Oh Flappy Bird, We Hardly Knew Ye - February 10th, 2014by Paul WinghartIn case you haven't heard the news, Flappy Bird the video game, is no longer available for download. It is not that is wasn't successful. On the contrary is was very successful and perhaps that was the problem. In a serie...
Thursday December 19th, 2013 – Island Lake, IL This is supposed to be the best time in history to be alive, but I’m not so sure if I’m convinced. Technology offers a lot of wonderful conveniences we only dreamed about not that long ago, but the human side of life...
Thursday March 7th, 2013 – Fox Lake, IL I’m really starting to look forward to the run of ‘Schlitz Happened!’ shows at Northern Lights Theater at Potawatomi Casino in Milwaukee. I am SO ready for this, and I think for once I’m on to a project in the r...
Monday May 21st, 2012 – Fox Lake, IL Is the internet a good thing? I’m still not completely convinced. Parts of it are nothing short of a modern day miracle. It’s the single most dramatic leap in the communication process since the printing press, and has complet...
My seven year-old son taught me some lessons about life the other day. He was stuck in his Ninetendo DS Pokemon game outside the gates of Eterna city.
We had to collaborate on some potential problem-solving ideas to help him to find his next move. It was through this exe...
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