Tom Bissell

Tom Bissell is the author of several books, including the essay collection Magic Hours, which will be published in April. He writes about video games for Grantland, ESPN's sports and pop culture website, and is a past winner of the Rome Prize and a 2010 Guggenheim Fellow.

Technology
Dec. 15 2011 3:13 PMThe Gaming ClubThe joys of the iPhone choose-your-own-adventure game Surviving High School.
Technology
Dec. 13 2011 1:49 PMThe Gaming ClubIs it a problem that I’ve lost interest in playing video games to the end?
Gaming
Dec. 16 2010 10:33 AM"Fun" Is Not the Point of Video Games
Gaming
Dec. 14 2010 1:24 PMMetro 2033, a Brilliant Russian Take on the First-Person Shooter
Technology
Dec. 14 2011 3:09 PMThe Gaming ClubWhy video games are so punishingly expensive.
Gaming
Feb. 1 2011 12:26 PMPlease Stop Talking About Ancient Alien ArtifactsDead Space 2, a fantastic video game that nearly ruins a franchise.
Gaming
Dec. 15 2010 4:04 PMCall of Duty: Black Ops Is Tirelessly Stupid
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Nov. 27 2014 12:31 PM Slate’s Working Podcast: Episode 11 Transcript Read what David Plotz asked a helicopter paramedic about his workday.