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Episode 155: Rebooting Boyhood and Playing Games For Girls

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This week we have a conversation with Carly Kocurek, author of Coin-Operated Americans: Rebooting Boyhood at the Video Game Arcade (2015) and Brenda Laurel: Pioneering Games for Girls (2017) and developer of games like Choice Texas. We chat about Al Capone and money laundering, Disney and film preservation, video games (of course), and much more.

What We’re Playing:


-Ever Oasis


-Lego Dimensions

What We’re Reading

-Too Like the Lightning by Ada Palmer

-Mort (Discworld) by Terry Pratchett

-Technofeminism by Judy Wajcman