Made a lot of stops

April 6, 2009

I’m glad I didn’t hear that PRI piece on “Urban Pac-Man” until today, because I never would have been able to focus enough to finish this week’s Flipped column. It takes very little to get me imagining myself in Lyon, and the prospect of gourmet cuisine, glorious architecture, and a city-wide recreation of an arcade favorite from my childhood? I’m hearing the theme song with a plaintive, Édith Piaf quality.

Anyway, back to the topic at hand. This week’s column focuses on a title that examines another kind of armchair travel: Astral Project from CMX. Mysteries, metaphysics, jazz, call girls… this one’s got it all, or at least most of it.