Carly A. Kocurek, PhD - Games, Scholarship, Media

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Tag : pop music

Lana Del Rey, “Video Games”

Lana Del Rey’s “Video Games” is a sweet little love song, even if it’s so drenched in melancholy it sounds like longing for something that’s already passed. In the song, video games are woven in as an activity among other daily minutia, like putting on perfume and drinking beer.… Read the rest

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“Computer Games” by Mi-Sex

My colleague Matt Payne recently directed me to Mi-Sex’s 1979 single “Computer Games.”Mi-Sex were a new wave act from New Zealand/Australia (depending on point in time). “Computer Games” was one of their major hits.… Read the rest

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