CategoryInterview

Science Fiction, Robotics, and Body Anxiety

Guess what? I’m posting more of my “work” work on the blog! This is a bit of an oddity – since my audio interviews are usually few and far between – but recently I had the chance to chat about sci-fi, disabilities, and technology with the knowledgeable Dr. Jeff Preston.A recurring theme in science fiction is placing a human mind into a robot, a virtual world, or...

A Pledge for SF/F Convention Accessibility

I don’t often post my “work” work on this blog, but recently I had the opportunity to conduct an interview on a topic that crosses my personal and professional interests: fan convention accessibility. A group of writers, creators, and fans are putting pressure on conventions that don’t take accessibility seriously. The Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention Accessibility Pledge...

Interview: Sonic 2 XL Co-Creator Captain Bozo

Sonic 2 XL is a hack of Sonic The Hedgehog 2 for the Sega Master Drive/Genesis by a pair of Sonic afficionados named Captain Bozo and Ranger. In this particular hack rings are replaced with onion rings, and Sonic becomes fatter and slower after eating them. Despite its rather odd premise (or perhaps because of it), Sonic 2 XL has gained accolades from across the hacking and gaming communities...