ICYMI, I shared my #WorldMentalHealthDay story

(originally pulled together over at Medium.com from a tweet thread) It’s #WorldMentalHealthDay and I want to share something with y’all. Hopefully I won’t regret this. I have depression and anxiety. Ever since losing my day job, it’s gotten worse. The stress of keeping @INeedDivGms afloat hasn’t helped. A few years ago, I was on the … Continue reading ICYMI, I shared my #WorldMentalHealthDay story

Why do we have abuse reporting on social media again?

[Post collated from some tweets originally posted on July 17th, 2016] TW: Racial Slurs So I reported the guy who followed me on YT and has a video titled Fuck Niggers uploaded. Only 1 of 2 that are on the page. This is what I got from YT Safety & Abuse. Who sees something wrong with … Continue reading Why do we have abuse reporting on social media again?

Can y’all believe @OutOfTokensCast is almost a year old!

It's been nearly a year since our little gaming podcast, Fresh Out of Tokens was released out in the wild for folks. For a show that started on a whim and a $50 mic, and Skype mp3 recorder, put together in 8 hours, we've done pretty good eh? So if you've enjoyed the show, have … Continue reading Can y’all believe @OutOfTokensCast is almost a year old!

#TrekDePaul is this weekend!

I'll be speaking on panel "Debating the Future: Otherness and Privilege in Star Trek" on Saturday, May 7th at DePaul's Pop Culture Conference - A Celebration of Star Trek. Join us at this free event for a full day of panels discussions, screenings, games, events, masquerade, music, comedy, and hear from our special Keynote Speaker Brannon … Continue reading #TrekDePaul is this weekend!

Combo Birthday and Hitting 450+ followers on Twitch!

So, my birthday is next week omfg! It feels like it really snuck up on me this year because of all that is going on. So how to celebrate you might ask? Well I'm gonna do a relaxed, laid back stream of Dragon Age II. It's my favorite game in the series and well, what … Continue reading Combo Birthday and Hitting 450+ followers on Twitch!

.@sammusmusic’s new EP Infusion is so damned important

Watch Sammus Music's video below, then come back to this tab. Trust me, I have reasons. https://youtu.be/bjhRvQM-wiw   This song is ...it's so fucking important to me. It's about getting therapy, and as a black woman hearing this from another black woman, it made me sob when I heard her sing this at GX3. I've … Continue reading .@sammusmusic’s new EP Infusion is so damned important

So #PAXEast… I’ll be there for two panels

The lovely Ashley Barry invited me and a few other people to panel her on "How I got into Games Journalism" at PAXEast. The panel will be at 11:30 am Saturday, April 23rd in the Bobcat Theatre. Are you interested in writing about games or pop culture? Do you have a unique perspective? Do you want … Continue reading So #PAXEast… I’ll be there for two panels