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Beavis and Butthead in Virtual Stupidity February 18, 2009

Popular Culture
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Beavis and Butthead in Virtual Stupidity

Beavis and Butthead in Virtual Stupidity (Viacom New Media) is a thing of great and terrible beauty (more…)


Look What I See January 12, 2009

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Look What I See

While there’s no shortage of multimedia drawing and painting programs for children, there aren’t many that teach visual skills. Look What I See (Bannister Productions – ages 4-10), based on Muriel Silberstein-Storfer’s Parent-Child Workshops at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, combines lessons, activities, and short videos to introduce kids (and their parents) to a basic visual vocabulary (more…)


Billboard Music Guide January 5, 2009

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Music – Contemporary
See also: Reference – Guides

Billboard Music Guide

The Billboard Music Guide (Creative Multimedia), subtitled “80 Years of Music,” offers a searchable database of artists and albums, some audio clips, photos, and videos, and lots of substantial Billboard product like reviews and charts (more…)


Zork: Nemesis October 24, 2008

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Zork: Nemesis

To see how far adventure games have come since the original text adventure Zork, you need only insert Zork: Nemesis (Activision) into your CD-ROM drive. Zork’s 3D environment uses subtle earth tones and plenty of classy visual effects (like candles, mirrors, and dusty sunlight) to impress even the most jaded 3D adventure gamer (more…)