Tetris and Angry Birds Movies Are Coming, Because That's Cinema Now

Good luck getting the thumbs-up for an original concept featuring a female lead. But wouldn't you like to make a big-budget movie about some third-rate plastic tchotchke from the 1990s, instead? That's all Hollywood seems capable of producing these days, and now there are projects based on Angry Birds and Tetris, as… » 10/01/14 7:10pm 10/01/14 7:10pm

Woman Breaks Tetris World Record, Didn't Know She Was That Good

It's a little older than the year-old games I usually talk about here, but Tetris is still one of my favorites—and this article from the Boston Globe is one of my favorite video game articles of all time, in which woman who did not know she was good at Tetris broke the world record for the Game Boy version. » 8/05/14 9:56pm 8/05/14 9:56pm

Katie Prepares Princeton Grads For Harsh Reality • Laura Ling, Euna Lee…

Katie Couric to Princeton's female grads: "There is no more challenging, rewarding or important job than being a mom. I just want to say this — sometimes dreams of domestic bliss are interrupted by reality. People get divorced. People die. You need to protect yourself." How inspiring. • » 6/02/09 5:30pm 6/02/09 5:30pm