• Features
  • Barbie becomes more diverse

    I scanned the high shelves as I walked down the aisle. Bright colours like yellow, blue, and pink drew my attention. Hundreds of smiling faces stared back at me, unblinking. I admit that you can catch me walking around in Toys ‘R’ Us once every couple of months to see what kind of new or […]

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  • Horror isn’t so horrible

    I remember watching my first horror movie when I was five or six. My grandparents had the pay-per-view plan on their TV, and 13 Ghosts was playing continuously on one of the channels.   I was just a kid, but it didn’t scare me as much as it should have. A big glass house with […]

  • Ben Crouse
  • Q&A: Sean Ekins, dungeon master

      Sean Ekins is a dungeon master – a storyteller within the tabletop role-playing game Dungeons and Dragons (D&D). While regular players create characters to play as within the game, he single-handedly creates mythical worlds and fantastical campaigns. Without dungeon masters, there would be no D&D as we know it – they are the story. […]