Sunday, November 16, 2008


I know it’s easy to make jokes about people who live out their fantasies online via geeky computer games that function as alternative worlds. David Pollard and Amy Taylor are, or rather were, one such couple. They are getting divorced because Taylor, 28, caught Pollard, 40, having an online “relationship” with a cartoon person, or avatar, and found the pain of cyber-infidelity too hard to bear. “It was the ultimate betrayal,” she said last week.

Easy to poke fun at, but irresistible

Second Life is in the news again. I didn't get it two years ago. I still don't.


chris said...

neither did I.

KaliAmanda said...

Hmm, do you think it might be a generational thing (I gasped as I typed that)? I don't get it either... But it is not significantly different from any other play we engage in, only the apps change.