We’re going to make a game. Following the launch of the PressPause site the other day and the call-out to see who would be interested in taking part in the workshop, I’ve been very happy to see such an enthusiastic … Continue reading →
Let’s make games together. It’s no secret that I’ve loved the world of games all my life. I’ve even covered them professionally, with contributions to Wired‘s Game|Life, Kotaku, and 1UP, as well as my work with Brian Ashcraft on the … Continue reading →
I sure miss video game magazines from the 80s. I was reminded of this when I watched the short that was released today by Area 5, in order to tease and help promote the Kickstarter campaign for Outerlands, a 6-episode … Continue reading →
That is what I digged the most this year. Can you dig it? For the past few years (see 2010, 2011, and 2012) I’ve been ending the year with a big ol’ post where I go through my favorite media … Continue reading →
Over the weekend I recorded two new episodes of my music podcast, Codex — that would be episode 68 and episode 69 — as I try to get a few more episodes in before the end of the year. Also, … Continue reading →
A heads-up that over the past couple of weeks, following a hiatus of quite a few months, I’ve released three new episodes of my Codex podcast — 65, 66, and 67. I also created mixes for last month’s PechaKucha Night … Continue reading →
10 years. 600 cities. 100 volumes. Yes, it’s a big celebrative week for us in PechaKucha land. February 20 is our traditional anniversary date, and this year, not only will the PKN we have this Wednesday be our 100th volume, … Continue reading →
Sharp TV, sharp service. We have a 45″ Sharp Aquos TV, a 2006 model that I think we bought in 2007. It’s been a great TV to have, but then a couple of months ago it started acting up. Occasionaly, … Continue reading →
Jean Snow is Executive Director of the PechaKucha organization. He also helps run the PechaKucha Night in Tokyo -- please get in touch if you are interested in presenting at a future event. For a more intimate salon-like discussion group, join him at his monthly PauseTalk event.
A longtime resident of Tokyo, he lives and breathes design, pop culture, and gaming, sustained by an unhealthy addiction to magazines and frequent visits to his favorites cafes. He has reported on these obsessions for various online/offline publications, including the following: Time, Inside (Australian Design Review), Gizmodo, Gridskipper, Kotaku, 1UP, Tokyo Q, Superfuture, OK Fred, Arthur Frommer's Budget Travel, I.D. (International Design), Metropolis, Azure, MoCo Loco, Kateigaho International Edition, Wired's Game|Life, PingMag, CNNGo, Phaidon, and The Japan Times.