We bought Ticket to Ride on XBLA the other day, and Sandy has pretty much owned me in our (decidedly non-combative) matches. I was 0-9 before I eked out a victory last night. I feel like I have a pretty decent grasp on appropriate strategy for the game (card and route selection), but it never […]

The Gawker Media Style Guide

Succinct, and hilarious. It actually applies to pretty much all Web-exclusive content, unfortunately. Sprinkle in useless metaphors and orthogonal pop-cultural references. This is pretty much why I don’t really like Bill Simmons’ writing very much — it feels like he’s just following a recipe for writing, and useless metaphors and/or movie references are his punchline […]