In response to Perlin, Victoria Vesna reiterates the unique realism of games.
Espen Aarseth foresees the quick end of Murray’s “story-game hybrid” and suggests instead a “critical theory of games.”
Pat Harrigan and Noah Wardrip-Fruin introduce Cyberdrama, the first section of First Person.
Diane Goodman on the anthology that helped put the term “postfeminism” into circulation.
Dodie Bellamy gets to the “dirty parts” of contemporary fiction.
Joe Amato on the Social Text controversy.
George Landow reviews Patchwork Girl by Shelley Jackson.
Ronald Sukenick turns hypercapitalism inside out, and finds no place to hide.
Marjorie Perloff on the surprising viability of art and poetry - everywhere
but in universities.
Infiltrate, animate, dominate. Lisette Gonzales reviews Derek Pell’s Little Red Book of Adobe LiveMotion.