January 29, 2018

The KJ facilitates its possibilities. They facilitate play. Or they can, anyway. Tonight I went to Pineapple Hill in Tustin, CA. They do karaoke 7 nights a week. On the weekends that karaoke is hosted by Jonah Snyder. He's an actor by day and a karaoke host by night. H...

January 26, 2018

For today's installment of "More Reasons to Love My Program" I give you Board Game Night! It's a weekly thing here in the informatics department, hosted by Rainforest who is a badass board-game-loving Canuk. 

Thank you, Forest. I'll try to attend more.

January 18, 2018

I can't even believe I get to write this, but I'm a professor! The moment has arrived! I have hit a lifetime goal and survived to talk about it! Look at all the exclamations!!!

So, yeah, I teach game design at Irvine Valley College. Technically, I've been teaching colle...

January 7, 2018

The old man and the younger woman singing together on stage. How sweet! Seriously, no sarcasm. But, as with most real things, there's more to it. The woman is the owner of the bar. The man is her father. According to her, this is the moment through which they share a r...

January 2, 2018

Out and about today, hanging out with my sister at her favorite beach, Huntington beach, when what do we behold but a large play gathering. This Polar Plunge knock of is called the Surf City Splash and features peoples in various stages of undress taking on a form of p...

January 1, 2018

We went to a cool little festival in Fullerton for New Years. Events like these are great examples of communities at play. Roads no longer serve their function, instead they become platforms for play. Rules are no longer follower; children are encouraged to draw all ov...

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