Category: Books

  • More Press for LAN Party

    More Press for LAN Party

    LAN Party is available at retail later this month, and it’s been getting some new coverage. I spoke to Dazed — who also covered the book back during the pre-sale campaign — about the appeal of LAN parties to younger people who’ve grown up with ubiquitous online gaming and internet access. Additionally, there are some…

  • LAN Party

    LAN Party

    For some time now, I’ve been working on a photo book called LAN Party. It began as an off-the-cuff joke tweet about wanting a coffee table book full of photos of awkward, Y2K-era teens staging elaborate in-person Counter-Strike and Starcraft battles and the response was enough for me to take the idea to a publisher. The book is now fully…

  • The Story of the Infamous 1979 ‘Alien’ Action Figure

    The Story of the Infamous 1979 ‘Alien’ Action Figure

    When I was six years old, my dad drove the family down to Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Being young, adventurous adults, my parents wanted to check out a number of attractions that absolutely terrified my little brain, film-based rides like Jaws, Earthquake, The Tower of Terror, and so on. But nothing left a stronger…