I’m not a touchy-feely person. On the Myers-Briggs personality scale, I “think” rather than “feel.” (ENTP, babies.) But watching the video for The Guild’s “I’m the One That’s Cool” put a lump in my throat and made me sniffle with wha…
Back in 2007, semi-employed actress Felicia Day, who had a minor role in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, realized two things:
1.) She was addicted to the multiplayer online role-playing game, World of Warcraft.
2.) She needed to turn her addiction into a mul…
It seems like only yesterday that Cyd Sherman, a.k.a. Codex, was fired by her therapist for not setting limits on the time she spent in her MMO. Now look at her. She’s as charmingly neurotic as ever, only this time she has a job for the very same MMO. And that’s the set-up for season 6 of The Guild, the show that made Felicia Day a small-screen star.
On June 30, games journalist Ryan Perez got drunk and pulled up his one-month old Twitter account. He tweeted, “Does Felicia Day matter at all? I mean does she contribute anything useful to the industry, besides retaining a geek persona?”
George R.R. Martin, author of the epic series “A Song of Ice and Fire,” which HBO has turned into a successful TV show, Game of Thrones, has been writing his series on and off since 1991. With an average of almost four years between book releases, Martin has refused to set the release date for the next installment, Winds of Winter, other than, “It will be done when it’s done.” I’m far from the only rabid fan to lament this painful wait. In fact, some of them have set their grievance to song.
Geeky people are cool. We know this because Felicia Day has told us so in The Guild’s new song, “I’m the One That’s Cool.” (And she knows it’s true because she read it in a “sweet piece in this week’s Wired magazine.”) And we’ve shown our love for The Guild and this song by making it #1 on Amazon.