Inside The Mummies Exhibit At AMNH: Great, But Needs Games

By Harold Goldberg Recently, I attended a press preview of “The Mummies,” a new exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History that will linger here in New York City until next January. The exhibit travels to AMNH courtesy of Chicago’s Field Museum, so the new presentation is stunning in its depth of history, archaeology…

Awards Performance! Welcome Main Squeeze!

By Harold Goldberg I began my professional writing life as a music writer in New York. Years later, I love music that’s made right here in New York City – more than ever. The New York Game Awards event has always happily featured musicians from the area, everyone from Wyclef Jean to MC Frontalot to…

When A Press Release Lies

It’s  an onslaught. At this time of year game critics receive a hundred emails daily — at least. Review me! Review me! is the cry. I look at absolutely everything I receive, sometimes admiring the prose of a j-school grad now in the PR game, sometimes laughing at the balderdash that is spin. Regarding the…