Show Her Your Joystick.

If you think about it, it was bound to happen eventually.

Thanks to the wonder that is the internet there is finally a solution to a seemingly intractable dilemma: should you a) immerse yourself in hardcore online gaming or b) have a sex life? Now [...]

Unexpected Disappointments, Just Like IRL.


I’ve never spent much time considering my addiction to The Sims, which I started playing in the summer of 2004, after I read an essay in Chuck Klosterman’s book, “Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs.” I’d never heard of it before, but since the company that made it — Maxis, which was later bought [...]