Category Archives: Music

Feed Your Frankenstein With New ‘Alice Cooper’s Nightmare Castle’ Pinball Machine

Feed Your Frankenstein With New ‘Alice Cooper’s Nightmare Castle’ Pinball Machine

What started as one man’s love for the macabre and pinball has turned into a thriving business which has produced the latest must-have pinball machine—Alice Cooper’s Nightmare Castle. The newest release from Spooky Pinball has been known to be in the pipeline for some time now, but the complete and playable game was recently unveiled… Read More

On the Point of Singing ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas’

On the Point of Singing ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas’

Reading Time: 4 minutesImage adapted from: Xavier Romero-Frias (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia CommonsMy kids have a reusable box-style Advent calendar, which for the past few years I have stocked with puzzle pieces. I have to do the puzzle myself ahead of time, so I can split the pieces up into days… Read More

A Creative Power Hour With Jonathan Coulton and the JoCo Superfriends (Part 1)

A Creative Power Hour With Jonathan Coulton and the JoCo Superfriends (Part 1)

Before their “Telling Stories” panel at this year’s NYCC, where they discussed their strategies for storytelling, creating characters, and getting from good idea to finished thing, I had the distinct pleasure of sitting down and having an amazing conversation with Jonathan Coulton, Paul & Storm, Patrick Rothfuss, Jean Grae, and Travis McElroy. Read More