In Ukrainian-American novelist Yuriy Tarnawsky’s new trilogy The Placebo Effect (JEF Books), the themes of alienation, abandonment, and fear of death, developed in Like Blood in Water and elaborated in The Future of Giraffes, respectively the first and second book of The Placebo Effect Trilogy, …
Rise of the Videogame Zinesters
Published by Seven Stories Press
200p, b&w, 5.25"x8"
"As Scott McCloud did for graphic fiction in Understanding Comics, pixel-provacateur Anthropy in Rise of the Videogame Zinesters launches the first intergalactic offensive against the corporate systems of production, condescending media coverage, and pervasive "gamer" culture of privilege and misogyny that has so far obscured the potential of what could be the defining cultural medium of a new millennium: games.
Rise of the Videogame Zinesters shows us why digital games have the potential to impact our culture in new, surprising, and vital ways, and how people like us