VBR #23: 'Personal Mario Arcade Machine', with guest James Cassar

James and I recorded an episode of Variable Bitrate together in Chicago. Unfortunately, it was shit. Time constraints and the weariness of walking and talking for 3 hours around Navy Pier didn't allow us to do the thing justice. I

VBR #16: 'I Would Just Like Band Pages', with guest Tyler Sharp

I almost took a job at AltPress out of high school, there have been times I regretted going a different route, but knowing what I know now, I'm glad I didn't make the move to Cleveland. I love Alternative Press.

In which Jordan Sargent of Gawker outs an American citizen for clicks

History has shown that Gawker’s “no-fucks-given” attitude is unlike any other. They’ve published countless articles over their years that make most recoil in disgust.1 None so much as Jordan Sargent’s piece in which he aids a

Former AltPress Editor Scott Heisel Now Substream Editor In Chief

Since I left my position at Substream Magazine in October, a lot has changed. Both the publication’s Marketing Director (Nici Arsenault) and Managing Editor (Drew Wille) have also effectively left the company. In my 6 months there, those two,

AOL is shutting down TUAW and Joystiq

Micah Singleton, The Verge: There goes another one. AOL is shutting down The Unofficial Apple Weblog, better known as TUAW, sources familiar with the situation tell The Verge. The company — which is also shutting down its gaming site Joystiq — is