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

Dressing Like Lady Gaga To "Prove Chinese People Aren't Inferior"

Once again, Chinese model Gan Lulu has raised eyebrows. This time it wasn't her seemingly awful mother-daughter relationship » 7/06/12 5:20am 7/06/12 5:20am, but for what looked like a Lady Gaga cosplay. And it's not just that Gan Lulu dressed in several Lady Gaga-esque outfits this week (even though the Chinese press delights in pointing that out)…

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

It's Double Demo Day For DJ Hero 2 And Warriors Of Rock

Activision pimps its two upcoming rhythm games today with four-song demos for DJ Hero 2 and Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock, featuring music from Lady Gaga, Kanye West, Black Sabbath, and Dethklok. Not all at once, of course. » 9/07/10 11:40am 9/07/10 11:40am

Meanwhile, the Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock demo allows players to experience the game's…