Disseration Zork


You are on a red leather sofa facing a very large and very tempting flat-screen TV. A sheltie puppy is chewing through your shoelaces. There is a laptop in your lap. You have five Word documents open.

>look at Word documents

They are titled “Chapter 3 The Ubicomp Games”, “Chapter 4 The Pervasive Games”, “Nintendo Cubes section pergames”, “REJECTED WRITING” and “works cited”.

> work on dissertation

You spend five minutes browsing Boing Boing.

> work on dissertation

You check the Technorati links to your blog.

> work on dissertation

Jane McGonigalDisseration Zork (Avant Game)

An ABD fights the dissertation grues.