Tag Archive: psychology

Authentic Relating Games & Bonding Non-Verbally Through Different Mediums

The more that technology expands into every nook and cranny of human experience, the more the oft-toted notion that our new “methods” for socializing are crippling our humanity. Surely, you’ve met someone who… Continue reading

Staying Neutral in a World of Hate: Analyzing Media Sans Bias – Part 2: Suicide Squad

Err’body Hyped, yet Err’body Beefing Bout Suicide Squad   As a continuation of the focus on sidestepping influence from online voices whilst still personally identifying one’s own opinion, this article will be tackling… Continue reading

Westworld & the Surprising Engagement in the Sci-fi Mystery Genre

Cultural phenomena are often really fun to peep as they crest their wave of popularity. Approaching any medium that’s got the hive buzzing gets me curious.  “Why is seemingly everyone raving about this show?”… Continue reading

Swiss Army Man: Physical Comedy Absurdism and Socially Constructed Fear

​I peeped Swiss Army Man just last night, and it kinda blew whatever meager expectations I had constructed of it out of the water. It’s a film where the stranded actor Paul Dano… Continue reading

e-vaughn Tries a Sensory Deprivation Float Tank, Experiences Unique Sensations

**Stimulation, good sir, is super solid** Having grown up primed with an exuberance of energy, training in the highly variable and physically demanding sport of gymnastics, finding joy in the fast-paced mediums of… Continue reading

Titanfall vs. Titanfall 2 Beta, part deux: Minor Changes Yield Large Consequences, but some Fun & Flow are Still There 

   Prereqs: Take a look at a breakdown of the magic behind Titanfall 1 in part 1 before jumping into the meat of part 2 here, as it takes a big picture of… Continue reading

Cooperation & Explosions: How else do you pick a perfect party game?

A first look at Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes any many thoughts about party games and cooperation. Parties + Gaming = Fun! Just don’t forget the cooperation and a dash of explosion.

Get to know Tom: Who am I? Why am I doing this?

Get to know your hopeful homie Tom! Writing, technology, psychology, and hopefulness. If I was doing one of those shitty ice-breakers that forced me to fill out three interests, that’s probably what I’d write. I’d add a fourth cause sometimes I’m a rebel like that, and I have a tendency to try and shake things up…

Why be Hopeful? Why be Positive?

tom and e-vaughn have spent years studying social psychology and it turns out both the social and the psychology are pretty dope. Find out how being social and hopeful can help you be a happier, healthier person overall, and help build our lil’ hopeful community.

The Dangers of Ungrounded Hopefulness

‘Everything in Moderation’ Even hopefulness must be kept in check by something. That something is healthy skepticism. Have you been approached by a fast way to earn great money by just talking to your friends? You might find this story familiar…

e-vaughn’s Guide to New Year’s Resolutions:

Get a decent NYR under your belt

Welcome, and Stay Hopeful!

Welcome, welcome, welcome to Hopeful Homies! Tom and e-vaughn are just a couple of homies dedicating some solid positivity to analyzing the culture and content within, primarily, videogames.