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The Road to Ruin
Written by David Kushner, Wired
May 1st, 2007
Boorish behavior, backdated stock options, and a hidden sex scene. How Grand Theft Auto hit the skids.
Inside Second Life
Written by David Kushner, Rolling Stone
April 1st, 2007
Is the hottest spot on the Net paradise on Earth or something a little more sordid? An exclusive behind-the-scenes look at Second Life and its messianic creator, Philip Rosedale
No Quiet on the Ocean Front
Written by David Kushner, The New Yorker
July 1st, 2006
Long Beach Island will end up underwater unless it’s shored up. Yet an alliance of wealthy weekenders and surfers is taking a stand to let it wash away.
The Neopets Addiction
Written by David Kushner, Wired
December 1st, 2005
20 million kids can't get enough - and neither can advertisers. How a virtual animal kingdom became a product placement paradise.
Drawing Up a Dream
Written by David Kushner, Rolling Stone
November 13th, 2003
Detroit's hottest car designers were raised on video games and MTV. It shows.
I Was a Teenage Freak
Written by David Kushner, Rolling Stone
September 4th, 2003
In Gibsonton, Florida, the carny capital of the nation, a new generation of glass walkers and knife throwers keeps the sideshow alive for at least one more summer.
Prepare to Meet Thy Doom
Written by David Kushner, Wired
May 1st, 2003
John Carmack's game engines set the standard for PC graphics - and legions of gamers and the industry love him for it. Now he's brought the world to the brink of Doom III.
Vice City
Written by David Kushner, Rolling Stone
November 7th, 2002
The biggest, baddest, wildest in the world returns-in full 1980s neon.