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Bantercast Episode 13: The Stress and Panic Special

In this week’s special episode of the Bantercast, Ben and Michael discuss stress and panic in modern society. Michael shares a story about a recent panic attack he had, his history of stress, and how he deals with it today. Ben discusses how he built the Banter and brought it back from the brink, …Continue […]

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A Video Game Writer Explains How Technology Can Make Stories Better (Or Worse)

Every writer knows that the best work comes from writing, rewriting, and rewriting again until you’ve gotten so sick of your story that you can’t imagine looking at it anymore. But for video games, sometimes that’s not possible, as discussed on today’s Kotaku Splitscreen with special guest Tom Bissell.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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In this special vacation episode of the Favecast, we’re joined by former game journalist/one-time g

In this special vacation episode of the Favecast, we’re joined by former game journalist/one-time guest Kotaku weekend editor and Dishonored 2 narrative consultant, Cara Ellison, to talk about the subtle things women notice when men write female characters, primarily through the lens of Uncharted: The Lost Legacy.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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If Something Happens, There Will Probably Be A Review Bomb On Steam

Every week, there’s a new headline about jerks who inundate Steam pages with angry reviews. Sometimes, the protests aren’t even about the game at all, but rather a larger controversy involving a developer or publisher. How did this become the now normal?Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Bantercast #12: Bitcoin Mania, Getting Rich, and How to Think About Money

In this episode of the Bantercast, Ben and Michael discuss Bitcoin mania, the concept of getting rich, and how to think about money. Most people don’t understand money or how to use it, and without real financial literacy many will be doomed to repeat basic mistakes that the wealthy don’t make. Is …Continue reading Continue […]

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Bantercast #11: Panama Jackson – Trump Ruined My Relationship With My White Mother

In today’s episode of the Bantercast, Ben and Michael speak with Very Smart Brotha’s (VSB) Panama Jackson. Panama co-founded VSB and recently quit his job to write for the hilarious Afro-centric site full time. Panama recently penned a heartbreaking article describing his ruined …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Bantercast #10: Jim St. Germain – From Haiti to the World

In today’s episode of the Bantercast, we spoke with the amazing Jim St. Germain, the author of ‘A Stone of Hope: A Memoir’.Jim was born in Haiti into severe poverty and moved to New York City aged 11, where he fell into a life of gang activity and crime. He turned his life around with the […]

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The Switch Has Made Nintendo Cool Again

In the past, Nintendo has been synonymous with baffling business decisions and out-of-touch thinking. While that Nintendo still exists, the Japanese company has also started to reinvent itself this generation—and it’s all because of the Switch. The Switch actually feels cool in a way that the Xbox One and PS4 don’t.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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