I have a not-so-secret confession to make: I love American Idol. Yeah, yeah, I know. I'm a shameless corporate whore who clearly lacks both taste and maturity, and every time I watch American Idol, I bring my country one step closer to becoming a complete cultural wasteland. I know. I can't help it. I love American Idol.

The 2006 Gamer's Tome

Should you choose to darken the doorstep of your local bookstore and query the pretty, yet tantalizingly brainy, girl behind the counter wearing the Lisa Loeb glasses as to where you might find the 2006 Gamer's Tome of Ultimate Wisdom, an Almanac of Pimps, Orcs, and Lightsabers, not only will you probably not be going home with said girl's phone number, but, you might also have trouble


All the good music has already been written by people with wigs and stuff.--Frank Zappa

Gamers With Jobs: Press Pass Launches!

Today, we are very excited to reveal our next big project: The Gamers With Jobs: Press Pass.

Gamers With Jobs Radio Episode Fifteen

Episode Fifteen - January 17th, 2006 Rise of Legends Beta, Nightwatch, Tom Merritt Interview, New Music and more!

January 16th to 22nd

I'm sitting here with my laptop watching the new season of 24 and never on TV has breakfast been treated with the tension it deserves...until now! Dooooom doooooom... bacon and eggs... dooooom. Overwrought drama aside, there isn't a lot worth getting worked up about this week.

Employee Profiles: Podunk

Podunk. The name alone conjures images of, I dunno, some toothless appalachian sipping moonshine from a jug with XXX scrawled across the front. But, Podunk, the man as we know him, has surmounted my preconceived notions of his being a West Virginy vagrant who likes a fussin' and a feudin' and become a towering standard of our humble site.

Year Four Begins

Three years ago something extraordinarily unlikely happened. A successful gaming website was born. I say unlikely considering that the vast majority of websites are best described with adjectives that are largely unkind or positively vulgar, so strictly as a matter of percentage, it is unusual to include the word successful in most website descriptions.

Rictus Hung Wide

I overhear: "They got this new yogurt now. It's just like regular yogurt, but you can drink it. It's a yogurt you can drink." "What?" "Yeah. It tastes good. It's sweet, and you drink it." "What's it taste like?" "Mine tasted like cherries. It's good." "I have to try some of that then."

Gamers With Jobs Radio Episode Fourteen

Episode Fourteen - January 10th, 2006 CES, Half-Life 2, King Kong, From Russia with Love and more!