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The Feminist Life: Radical Women

When we were three years old, my best friend, Bret, and I knew the game of tag was forbidden inside our Long Island preschool. We flouted the rules one afternoon and tore through the classroom anyway. I chased Bret, pumping my arms and...Show More Summary

Bipartisan support for federal probe into Eric Garner killing?

There has been a lot of chatter about the remarkable degree of condemnation across ideological lines of the failure of a Staten Island grand jury to indict the officer who killed Eric Garner in a forbidden choke-hold. In that context, it will be particularly interesting to see how Republican lawmakers react to the Justice Department’s […]

Forbidden Islands, Part I: 7 Isolated and Abandoned Wonders

From a mile-long strip of land packed with over one million corpses just off the shores of New York City to a floating fortress in England used by a developer...

Longitude: Downtown Oakland’s New Tiki Bar

Suzanne Long, former cocktail maestra at Forbidden Island, has opened Longitude, which feels like your very own Polynesian living room, with fabulous drinks.

Mark's culture picks on NPR's Bullseye: Forbidden Island and Citizen Keane

8 months agoHumor : Boing Boing

From Bullseye with Jesse Thorn from NPR: This week's recommendations come care of Boing Boing founder and Gweek host Mark Frauenfelder. Read the rest

Apps for Kids 056: Forbidden Island

10 months agoHumor : Boing Boing

Forbidden Island is a board game (and iOS game) where you and the other players work together to collect treasure from a rapidly sinking island. Read the rest

Forbidden Island [Gweek 148]

10 months agoHumor : Boing Boing

Our guest Kent Barnes chatted with Dean and me about the magic of Brooks Brothers 346 non-iron shirts, a cooperative board game called Forbidden Island, crowdfunding for fun and swag, and lots more. Read the rest

Puerto Rican Nets

“Gill nets are all over the island,” says local angler and conservationist Ramon Ortiz. “They’re forbidden in interior waters, but there’s little to no enforcement.” Gill nets are doing bad things in Puerto Rico. Here’s the story. Damn shame.  

Amazon Deal of the Day: Up to 45% Off Top-Rated Strategy Board Games (Let’s Celebrate International TableTop Day!)

12 months agoTechnology : Geeks are Sexy

For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon offers up to 45% off on top-rated strategy board games such has Dominion, Forbidden Island, 7 Wonders, Munchkin, and many others! A great way celebrate International TableTop Day, which is today! Today only, save up to 45% on top-rated strategy board games. It’s a great way […]

Boardgame Review: Forbidden Desert

Forbidden Desert addresses a need for a game that isn't quite as difficult as Pandemic but is more challenging than Forbidden Island.

Clubs - The Island of Forbidden Love - Jagwar Ma

Sun 19 Jan Jagwar Ma will be performing live at the Sol Summer of Six party – the Island of Forbidden Love – on the floating barge, Aqua Club. Get in quick to...

News Post: The Thirstening

Tycho: Even though they are supposedly “forbidden,” there’s no taboo against their ownership or use. You can purchase and play Forbidden Island or Forbidden Desert without enduring stares or having an old Russian woman hiss and/or shield the eyes of her children. Show More Summary

10 Cool Places You Are Not Allowed to Visit

last yearHumor : Neatorama

Neatorama readers already know about North Sentinel Island and Pripyat, but they are far from the only "forbidden" areas of the world. Oddee has ten more that you might want to see, but you cant. Wouldn't it be wonderful to see the cave painting as Lasceaux up close and personal? Ain't gonna happen. Show More Summary

The land where death is forbidden

Svalbard is a fine place for death, it seems. the island’s largest town of Longyearbyen forbids dying: The town cemetery held its last burial some 70 years ago, when it became clear that the permafrost wasn’t allowing bodies to decompose......

Amazon Deal of the Day: 40% or More Off Select Strategy Board Games

For today’s edition of deal of the day, Amazon has select strategy board games for up to 40% off of the regular list prices. Included in the deal: Forbidden Island 7 Wonders The Castles Of Burgundy Dominion: Big Box Formula D Zombicide Base Game The Walking Dead Board Game The Big Bang Theory: The Party Game […]

Not the Flog 3

We are having entirely too much fun making Not The Flog. This week, I’ll discuss some smartphone and tablet app versions of games we’ve played on Tabletop, forgetting to mention one of the very best, Forbidden Island. Oh, and the intro that Sean Becker made is maybe the best thing on the Internet today. Enjoy!

The Forbidden Island

2 years agoHumor : The Presurfer

image credit Late on the night of August 2, 1981, a Hong Kong freighter navigating the choppy waters of the Bay of Bengal ran aground on a submerged coral reef. The ship, called the Primrose, was hopelessly stuck. But there was no danger...Show More Summary

The Forbidden Island

2 years agoHumor : Neatorama

The following is an article from Uncle John's 24-Karat Gold Bathroom Reader. Ever heard of North Sentinel Island? Probably not …even thought's one of the most unusual places on Earth. What makes it so odd? The people -they've been there a long time, completely cut off from the rest of the world. Show More Summary

Hey, Look, the Gag Reel For the Forbidden Island Episode of Tabletop

2 years agoGenres / Sci Fi : Whatever

You know, the one I was in, along with Jason Finn, Bobak Ferdowsi and of course Wil Wheaton. Let the chuckleations immencify!

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