Episode 10: Beyond Monks (If Monks Had Macs part 2)

Life after If Monks Had Macs aka What Brian Thomas did next; ruminations on photography and the politics of art and play. (Based on an interview conducted in early January 2017.)

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Music credits:

  • NirvanaVEVO and The Life and Death of a Certain K Zabriskie Patriarch by Chris Zabriskie
  • Places Unseen and Under Suspicion by [Lee Rosevere](freemusicarchive.org/music/Lee_Rosevere/)
  • Itsumo no y ni by Rolemusic
  • Wandering by [Steve Combs](freemusicarchive.org/music/Steve_Combs/)
  • Epilogue by Visager
  • Anxiety, Behind Your Window, and Sunset by Kai Engel
  • Sacred Motion by staRpauSe
  • various songs from the original If Monks Had Macs jukebox
  • and a few untitled compositions by Richard Moss

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Richard Moss

Besides being the creator of Ludiphilia and its award-nominated sister show The Life & Times of Video Games, I'm an award-winning writer, historian, and journalist who has covered technology, games, and science for over a decade. My work has been published in Ars Technica, Polygon, Game Developer, PC Gamer, Rock Paper Shotgun, New Atlas, EGM, Mac|Life, and many other publications.

I am also the author of two books (with more to come!) — The Secret History of Mac Gaming and Shareware Heroes: The renegades who redefined gaming at the dawn of the internet — and a producer on the upcoming CREATORVC documentary First Person Shooter.