The Myriad Talents of Doug Lussenhop

This article ties in to a podcast I recorded with Doug Lussenhop, available here.

Doug Lussenhop, also known as DJ Douggpound, is someone with far more output than many might expect. Mostly, he’s remembered as the editor who helped shapeย Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! into its distinctive and influential form. While his editing work represents a huge catalogue, it’s the tip of an incredibly intriguing iceberg. Lussenhop is never content to sit back, comfortable, in any one box. His creativity has branches in almost all forms of media, from music and writing to innovative live performances and apps.…   [continue reading]

No Man’s Redemption

No Man’s Sky is quite the heat magnet. ย Indeed, there’s very little need for yet another article from some ripped-off geek-boy registering his disappointment. ย Something else has even reared its head in backlash, inevitable and irritating in its aloof judgement. ย I’m seeing so much defence of the game in a wholly uncritical, “well-I-still-like-it”, way that I can’t take it anymore. ย Sean Murray’s probably relying on the defenders of the game to keep his misfired “labour of love” on track, and much of the hate has slipped into focused obscurityย as gamers, one by one, give up on the screensaver that isย No Man’s Sky.…   [continue reading]