×Pending Replies will be live across Kinja on Thursday, August 21. Read more.

Believe It Or Not, This Video Game Poetry Is Beautiful

What do you think about when you think about poetry? Does a 1950s beatnik stereotype come into your head? Do you think of a smoky café where open-mike slams happen every Saturday night? Are memories of Pole Position summoned when you think of free verse? Depending on your tastes, it sometimes might feel like poetry… » 4/12/13 4:30pm 4/12/13 4:30pm

Video Game "Poems" Get a Luxurious Special-Edition Release

A Slow Year, the anthology of "video game poems" Dr. Ian Bogost wrote for the Atari 2600, has published a special edition befitting a work of art. The box is hand-crafted and bound in red leather, with foil-stamped gold lettering. The set sells for $500 and only 20 are available, but admiring it is free. » 6/25/11 11:00am 6/25/11 11:00am