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JetSetRadio.Live

Ashton James Brown explores a fan-made Jet Set Radio online playlist/station. Set in a futuristic age besieged by corporate forces, Jet Set Radio (and its sequel Jet Set Radio Future), were the cell-shaded chronicles of the GG’s, a gang of roller blading youths (or “rudies”). Their use of graffiti thwarted the evils of the “Rokkaku […]

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With the departure of Harry Shearer, many feel The Simpsons is beginning to lose its comedic edge. Rumours of Homer and Marge splitting up were quickly refuted but they sounded believable and caused an outrage (not least because the person who was slated to split them up was a pharmacist voiced by Lena Dunham). While the […]

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Over the past few weeks, a number of stories have come out based on scientific research and opinion related to video games and how they affect the brain. The most popularised opinion at the moment has come from leading psychologist Phillip Zimbardo who, as part of his latest book, Man (Dis)Connected, as warned of video games’ damaging influence on young […]

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