Artists, Even Game Developers, Are Weird. That's A Good Thing.

Video games have their rockstars. But they're not the same kind of rockstars as the ones who strut around in dresses made of meat or go on talk shows to argue about their Twitter feuds. Compared to pop music or Hollywood, games often seem like they have a culture of celebrity that's far more subtle. Nonexistent, even.… » 4/16/14 3:30pm 4/16/14 3:30pm

Lady Gaga, Nicki Minaj, and the Rise of the Googly Eyes

The bigger, the better, right? For a generation of kids, doe eyes are all the rage. Photos of young women in both Asia and the West show that this trend isn't going anywhere. Big eyes are here to stay.


The look is a melding of both the real and the unreal. Eyes that existed only in comic books and video games are… » 4/13/12 4:01am 4/13/12 4:01am