Pop Culture Embassy Episode 134 – Anne Marie Porter: Gaming & Health Research

This week we catch up with researcher and graduate student, Anne Marie Porter. Anne Marie shares with us her research exploring games and health. Yes, you read that right. HEALTH. Listen to hear some fascinating effects gaming can have on the brain.

Rhonda and I WRaP up our week as the fall TV season takes off. I share some shows I am reluctant to return to this season – are there any on your NOT to watch list?

WATCHING

“Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge”, SyFy, HuluPlus
New Girl“, Season 3 on Netflix
Brooklyn Nine Nine“, Fox
Selfie“, ABC

READING

Chicks Dig Gaming“, Mad Norwegian Press, out November 11
In the Woods“, Tana French
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory“, Caitlin Doughty

PLAYING

Magic: The Gathering

COMING

NC ComicCon, November 15 & 16, Durham, NC
John Wick
that samari movie Keanu Reeves did (“47 Ronin“)
Constantine“, NBC
2 Broke Girls“, CBS

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Until next time, game on!
Regina & Rhonda

I will eviscerate you in fiction. Every pimple, every character flaw. I was naked for a day; you will be naked for eternity.

– Chaucer, A Knight’s Tale

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