Author: scolliga

Stir Fry Texts

As we’ve seen so far, electronic literature can do a lot with texts, using interactive elements like hyperlinks to set it apart from the more passive experience we’re used to when engaging with them. My addition to the blog this week, however, has taken this a bit further than a lot of works we’ve looked at. Stir Fry Texts, by…

Nothing You Have Done Deserves Such Praise

  Last November, Jason Nelson published a flash game poem he describes as something that “satisfies your compliment addiction”. “Nothing You Have Done Deserves Such Praise” excellently captures the essence of all of those distracting and arbitrary Xbox achievements that seem to be lauding us for sitting in front of a TV and accomplishing nothing. Nelson has found an engaging…