Hello and hi. I collected a couple links a couple days ago, but I hadn’t yet posted them—until now! Lucky you!
- Joystiq – Minecraft building blocks (via Metafilter.
The correct reaction is “what the—”
- Eater – Emporium Arcade Bar Opening in March
A Barcade-style barcade is coming to Chicago, and everyone is freaking out:
Expect a focus on Midwestern and local beer with half of the beer on tap always being from the Midwest. The plan is to rotate their selection often, so there will always be new brews to try. There will also be a large whiskey list, with a selection of standard and upscale varieties. A full bar will be available as well and there may be more specialty cocktails down the line.
- Writer Martin Amis once penned a video-game near-classic, Invasion of the Space Invaders. The Millions has a review of the book (via Slate).
Since the book is impossible to buy used, some Good Samaritan is publishing Amis’s book’s very best lines as a Twitter feed.