Anita Explores Spotify HQ in Stockholm!

On a recent trip to Stockholm, Anita took a little time to visit the Swedish headquarters of Spotify. Accompany her on this casual jaunt to their colorful and inviting […]

Anita Visits Toca Boca in Stockholm!

On a recent visit to Sweden, Anita bravely ventured out in the decent Stockholm weather to visit Toca Boca, a game development studio that designs apps for children which celebrate the value of play. Toca Boca creates apps that let children experiment and express themselves, […]

It Isn’t Destiny that Dooms Zelda to a Damsel’s Fate, it’s Nintendo
#Featured, #Video Games

In the 31 years since The Legend of Zelda was released, the titular Princess of Hyrule has needed rescuing time and time again. By this point, it almost seems […]

Feminist Frequency at GDC 2017

Join Anita and Carolyn as they attend one of the game industry’s biggest annual events, the Game Developer’s Conference, where game devs from all over the world come together […]

Absolutely Badasses: Looking Back on Vasquez, 30 Years Later
#Featured, #Movies, #Writing

My parents’ attitude toward selecting films to watch on family movie nights was pretty loose when I was young. They’d refined the criteria a bit more by the […]

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Advocacy Microtalks: Challenging the Industry in 20 Slides
  Another GDC has come and gone, but you still have an opportunity to listen in on the thought-provoking discussions happening in the games industry from some of its most socially-engaged leaders. The GDC Vault is a fantastic way to catch up on many of the great panels, talks, and presentations from past events. Anita delivered an […]
Logan: A Film Fighting With Itself
It’s telling that Logan, Hugh Jackman’s final outing as Wolverine after playing the character for 17 years, heavily references a moment in Shane, the legendary 1953 Western. Specifically, it references the moment when gunfighter Shane tells Joey, the young son of some local ranchers, “Joey, there’s no living with, with a killing. There’s no going back […]
What Lies Beneath: On the Love and Anger of Night in the Woods
To one degree or another, we’re shaped by the places we come from. Mae Borowski, the twenty-year-old college dropout hero of Night in the Woods, doesn’t know how deeply her hometown of Possum Springs has shaped her, but she soon learns that this struggling old town has carved tunnels that run through her heart and mind. […]