2011’s THE TAINT is a bad taste smörgåsbord, gleefully crossing the line at every opportunity with its unique mixture of quirky humour, bodily fluids, shockingly slick FX, and a tremendous synth soundtrack. But IS IT ANY GOOD?
Elena and Meg talk Room, the ladies-only Ocean's 11, the new Star Trek, Supergirl, and more.
This week on The Roundup: Elena and Meg talk Crimson Peak, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the revival of Gilmore Girls, celebrating diversity in comics, women in gaming, and much more.
This week we're joined by Teddy Wilson, host of Innerspace, to drink wine and debate anything and everything pop culture.
Examining the eroding support for the most toxic elements in gaming.
What do we do when the worst elements of the Internet maliciously claim to 'defend' gaming?
Fan Expo stormed through Toronto to the tune of an estimated 100,000 people over the weekend, and Dork Shelf was there to take in all the sights, sounds, and cosplay on display. Here are a few quick gaming-themed notes from the show floor.
“I don’t want to be a male online. I just want to be me.” Vancouver's Kimberly Voll hopes to bring change with this weekend's game jam, iamagamer, featuring strong female protagonists.
From her BDSM roots to 1960’s political activism, to her modern day New 52 reincarnation, Wonder Woman is no stranger to sensationalism. We talk with Yanick Paquette about Wonder Woman: Earth One, his upcoming book with Grant Morrison that's guaranteed to cause a stir.
When local activist Stephanie Guthrie chose to call amateur game designer Ben “Bendilin” Spurr to account for his vile, violent game Beat Up Anita Sarkeesian, she didn’t expect to attract the attention of local and national media, the writer and director of The IT Crowd, or the ire of anonymous angry male gamers. But through it all, she stuck to her guns and dragged an ugly but important issue into the spotlight.
Guys – and today, unfortunately, I am speaking to the fellas – we really need to talk. The misogyny and the sexism that’s been slowly seeping into video games and the broader gaming lexicon – it has to stop. Now.