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United States

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English


Episodes

Lovecraft is a Garbage Person

10/14/2018
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Title says it all. I tackle Lovecraft and what it means to experience him as a person of color and how I process that, also some thoughts for how other people of color can work through art from a toxic, racist source.

Duration:00:44:54

Why Did She Wait?

9/29/2018
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I tackle some hurtful rhetoric in this somber episode of the Gaming Abstract. I deal with sexual assault and how this country, our culture deals with this phenomena, and I talk about why victims are hesitant to even come forward in the first place.

Duration:00:51:08

A Sea of Stagnation (Nintendo)

9/18/2018
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Fed up with Nintendo's inability to adapt and overcome I examine their online service and the faults within it, and within ourselves as well.

Duration:00:50:53

Authenticity In Gaming

8/30/2018
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In this episode I examine and deconstruct Filip Miucin's response to his alleged plagiarism. I examine the shooting at a Madden tournament, and deconstruct the removal of Alex Jones from social media and how this behavior influences and affects us as people of color.

Duration:01:01:26

The State of Being Black

8/10/2018
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I take a look at what blackness is in America and some of the trials facing us as people of color. I examine and deconstruct the importance of knowledge and critical thinking when it comes to revolutionary ideologies.

Duration:01:23:02

Gambling in Videogames

7/30/2018
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In this episode I tackle the specter of micro-transactions in the form of loot boxes and their effect on the gaming industry.

Duration:00:50:03

Art from the Artist

7/3/2018
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I take a look at the erroneous notion that art can be separate from the artist. The idea that we can somehow partake in the art someone produces while ignoring their politics as a person.

Duration:00:43:00

Dog Whistles

6/17/2018
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I examine dog whistles used in the Gaming media and what they really mean for people of color.

Duration:00:36:56

Character Analysis

5/29/2018
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Today I'm taking a look at quite a few of the characters of color that exist in gaming. I take a brief look at what their games are about and then delve into the people and studios that created them.

Duration:01:09:13

Who I Am

5/7/2018
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A brief intro explaining who I am and what I intend to do with the Gaming Abstract

Duration:00:13:23

Representation in Gaming

5/7/2018
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I look into the various forms of representation in videogames and touch on character customization as it exists for people of color. I also deconstruct the issues with these forms of representation.

Duration:00:42:35