Remember the days when nerds clad in black hoodies were forced to conduct elaborate nighttime panty raids in order to get a little action? How times have changed. These days, poindexters from Rivers Cuomo to Zooey Deschanel are getting the kind of play guys like Lewis Skolnick could only dream about. Demonstrating how things have […]
Super Mario Bros.
Remember the days when the Weekly devoted two pages to arts coverage? Me, too—but I don’t miss them too much. Our coverage remains as lively as ever on our Heard Mentality blog—technically our music blog, but also a repository for some of the better culture coverage in Southern California. (Not to mention our oh-so-cultural slideshows. […]
Believe it or not, but it was on this very week 25 years ago that Nintendo of Japan released Super Mario Bros. for the Famicom system is Japan. Even after two and a half decades, the game continues to be popular in the young gaming crowd, and still holds fond memories for those old […]
It’s with a heavy heart we deliver the following news: Pac-Man Fever is a legitimate mental illness. Earlier this year, a Philadelphia Research Center of Mental Illness study found “an alarming rate of OCD” in kids who played such ’80s video games as Q-Bert. You know Q-Bert: the orange fuzzball with a birth-canal-inspired nose who […]