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“Our dreams are a second life.” ~Gerard de Nerval

Note from Buttercup: Having the Time of my Second Life

As the year comes to a close, Buttercup Thursday shares her thoughts about time, love, and the almost-lost thrill of the game. “Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.” … Continue reading

December 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Mind Behind the Scam: Interview with the Flatterbot Scam Artist

By Blaise Joshua, Every Second Man. To many in Second Life, the scenario is frustratingly familiar. You TP to a new location, usually a shop, and immediately your IM box … Continue reading

December 30, 2012 · 1 Comment

In Case You Missed It: Cat Questionnaire: Kylie Sabra

This month, artist and curator of The Rose Galleries, Kylie Sabra, bravely answers Cat’s 14 leading questions. From rez magazine. SL age: 2 years, 3 months SL activity: Curator of The … Continue reading

December 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

Second Life Artist Scottius Polke and his RL Æssemblage

By Cat Boccaccio. First, a fable: The Otter wished to create some sculptures of his forest friends, and to find materials he took a burlap sack to the scrap yard … Continue reading

December 28, 2012 · 1 Comment

5 Myths and Lies About Modeling in Second Life

By Iris Ophelia for Iris Rants: New World Notes. Don’t believe the hype, because there’s a whole lot of bullshit going on. I speak from hard experience: Before I transitioned to blogging about … Continue reading

December 28, 2012 · 1 Comment

10 Fun or Funky Things to Get You in the Mood for Second Life Christmas

slum magazine’s intrepid and frugal shopper, Rhezz, goes on a hunt for all things fun and silly this Christmas season. 1. Peppermint Eyes Nothing says the holiday season like candy … Continue reading

December 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

Can a kick-butt avatar make you healthier?

By Michael Gowan, TechNewsDaily. Study: If you’re enough into the game to care about how you come across online, that will motivate you to make a better impression in real … Continue reading

December 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

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