• Bart Simpson’s Chalkboard Quotes
    ‘We compiled a comprehensive list of Bart Simpson’s 288 chalkboard quotes from the last 20 years of The Simpsons. Ay, caramba! Apparently Bart’s guilty of everything from skateboarding in the school, to instigating revolutions, and everything in-between.’
  • Complications and Liberations from Race | Hardwood Paroxysm
    ‘If Wat’s appearance with the Knicks was shocking, his quick exit wasn’t. At that time and continuing even into the late 1970s, an ethnic minority player of equal caliber (or even slightly superior caliber) would not be kept at the expense of a white player so that fans could “identify” with the team.’
  • The Millions : The Arcades Project: Martin Amis’ Guide to Classic Video Games
    ‘The following piece of Polonian advice pretty much encapsulates his whole arcade ethos: “PacMan player, be not proud, nor too macho, and you will prosper on the dotted screen.” I’m no expert, I’ll admit, but I’ll go out on a critical limb here and suggest that this might be the sole instance of the use of the mock-heroic tone in a video game player’s guide.’