The Daily Show Calls Out Scapegoat Artists In The Video Games And Gun…

Ever since the awful Sandy Hook Shootings happened, there have been attempts—some earnest, some misguided—to link the deaths there to violent video games. And, yes, there is a conversation to be had about the way that pop culture glorifies violence and displays of power. » 1/09/13 6:00pm 1/09/13 6:00pm

So Who Made Kindergarten Killer, Anyway?

When NRA executive vice president Wayne LaPierre spoke at a press conference today, he lambasted video games as a medium that "sells and sows violence against its own people." LaPierre called out five games as examples of video game evil. Four of them are big-budget affairs, produced by multinational corporations. But… » 12/21/12 6:30pm 12/21/12 6:30pm

What Are Splatterhouse, Kindergarten Killer and the Other Games the…

Names such as Mortal Kombat and Grand Theft Auto are longtime punching bags in an often-clueless discussion of violent video games in the mainstream. So it was no surprise to hear Wayne LaPierre, executive vice president of the National Rifle Association, invoke them in a rambling attempt to deflect blame from the… » 12/21/12 2:00pm 12/21/12 2:00pm

The NRA's Absolutely Unhinged Response to Newtown Condemns Video Games…

Reports suggested that the National Rifle Association, backed into a corner since a gun massacre last week killed 20 six- and seven-year-olds, would come out swinging at video games and other violent entertainment in a news conference today, and boy, they did not disappoint. » 12/21/12 11:31am 12/21/12 11:31am