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Reasons for The Continuous Growth of Online Gaming and Entertainment

neon signages inside a computer gaming shop
Photo by Yan Krukov on Pexels.com

This article examines why the online entertainment sector and online gaming, in particular, have taken the online space by storm and are one of — if not the — biggest forms of entertainment around the globe. Online essentially refers to any form of entertainment and gaming that is accessed over the internet or is streamed on smart personal and home tech. Continue reading Reasons for The Continuous Growth of Online Gaming and Entertainment

Why Is Mobile Gaming Dominating The Market?

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Although spending a few hours in an art museum is appealing, changing-up your downtime by watching a Netflix show or an Amazon Prime movie is often necessary. After all, there’s only so much art and creativity one can experience in a day before our brains potentially go into overload. Aside from on-demand streaming services, another alternative entertainment option  is mobile gaming, –with gaming on miniature handheld devices being the go-to option for millions of people. Continue reading Why Is Mobile Gaming Dominating The Market?

Marble Statue with Smart Phone

Indian Girl
Photo By Gail

You can be sure that we all did a double-take when we passed this statue at The Met this past weekend, because, seriously, doesn’t it look like this marble statue is checking her Instagram feed or catching up on Tweets? That’s what we thought as well, but if you are standing nearby and look really closely, you can see she has a small Crucifix nestled in her palm, which makes much more sense considering the name of this piece is Indian Girl, or The Dawn of Christianity, rather than something like Girl, Distracted by iPhone, Forgets to Put on a Top.

Created by Erastus Dow Palmer in 1856, this sculpture marked the artist’s first attempt to model a full-length, female figure. He did a pretty great job, don’t you think?

Hey Douche! Put Your Phone Down And Watch Where You’re Going!

Fuck Your Phone
Stencil Street Art By Adam Dare, Photographed By Gail on Bleecker Street

On occasion, there will be an article in the paper or on the web about a person who inadvertently falls down an open manhole or (and this is especially fun if there is Video Documentation) trips and stumbles into a fountain in the middle of a busy shopping mall, because he or she is so enraptured with gazing dreamily at his or her smart phone that they forget to watch where they are going. Hilarious! When I read these articles or see these videos, I am filled with an overwhelming feeling of schadenfreude. Because it is my pleasure to see you injured because you are too brain dead to put your phone down and pay attention to where you’re walking. Continue reading Hey Douche! Put Your Phone Down And Watch Where You’re Going!