Author: sarahjoy

3,5,18,22,44,49

Those are not the winning numbers, at least not in Eric LeMay’s hybrid essay/ lottery system, Losing-Lottery. Before encountering the actually essay, you’ll be directed to pick 6 numbers. These are the numbers on your lottery ticket. After selecting them, you’ll see his essay on the left, and a program basically simulating a lottery being played over and over again…

Please Pass The Milk Please

Please Pass The Milk Please is a short, amusing interactive fiction game. It was inspired by They  Might Be Giants song of the same title. The entire song only lasts for ten seconds, and to my understanding is part of a larger “song” that is made up of numerous short snippets, all of which also have corresponding games. I haven’t really…

Jörg Piringer’s Soundpoems

After browsing Vol. 2 of the Electronic Literature Collection for a bit, I stumbled across these nifty things:   They are Jörg Piringer’s Soundpoems, titled “gravity and reflection,” “predator vs. prey,” and “food chain.” Unlike most poetry, there’s not much to actually read. Also, what is there to read (letters) are moving around on the screen. Also, they make noises,…