Luke Winkie

Gaming

Speaking to the Heroes of the Dorm Winners About Their eSports Futures

Arizona State's 'Real Dream Team' might have triumphed live on ESPN, but that doesn't guarantee its future in the world of competitive gaming.
Luke Winkie
4.18.16
VICE vs Video games

How Games Website Giant Bomb Bounced Back from the Death of Its Founding Editor

"I'm amazed every day that Giant Bomb still exists..." The site's current staff recall the tough times after Ryan Davis's death.
Luke Winkie
9.30.15
Stuff

The Last Gasps of Texas German

Nearly 15 years ago at a diner in Texas, linguistics professor Hans Boas recognized a dialect of German he'd never heard before. It was Texas German. In a few decades, it will be extinct.
Luke Winkie
9.27.15
Stuff

Into the Freezone: Practicing Scientology Outside of the Church

They believe in L. Ron Hubbard's teachings and dianetics. They just don't believe in the Church itself.
Luke Winkie
8.25.15
tech

Screw You, Milk Companies: Milk.com Is One of the Last Bastions of the Old Internet

Dan Bornstein registered milk.com so he could have a personal email address. That's the same reason he's not giving the domain up.
Luke Winkie
6.7.15
Friday Thinks With Luke Winkie

Friday Thinks... With Luke Winkie - Hey, Ever Noticed Lots Of Indie Rockers Look Like Cereal Mascots?

Cultural forms tend to crop up throughout history, and also it's Friday so fuck it.
Luke Winkie
1.11.13
Friday Thinks With Luke Winkie

Friday Thinks... With Luke Winkie - Here's What We'll Be Saying About Lil B At The End Of 2013

Why? Because Friday, that's why.
Luke Winkie
1.4.13
Friday Thinks With Luke Winkie

Friday Thinks... With Luke Winkie - Fifty Reasons Why Taylor Swift's "Red" Is The Album Of The Year

We've actually got a pretty good argument here.
Luke Winkie
12.7.12