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Wednesday, November 14, 2007 

The Evil Atari-Chuck E. Cheese Connection

Terrifying fact of the week, brought to my attention recently by my pal Jordi of The
Serious Tip
: the guy who invented the joy that is the Atari 2600 also
created the godless hell that is Chuck E. Cheese
, apparently to indoctrinate
the young'uns into loving video games. (Apparently, back in the olden days,
people were actually concerned that kids wouldn't take to video games like rats to

Anyway, in honor of this little factoid, here's an Atari quiz for y'all to
jones on:


Jay Busbee runs Yahoo! Sports' NASCAR Blog From The Marbles, Atlanta Magazine's Atlanta sports blog Right Down Peachtree, and the Southern sports/humor blog Sports Gone South. He also writes for damn near anybody who'll throw him a buck and a byline, and he's at work on the books The Quiet Dynasty: The History Of The Atlanta Braves' Championship Run (2009, Sports Publishing LLC) and God Is A Bulldog: Georgia, Florida, And The Greatest Play In College Football History (2010, Sports Publishing LLC). Click below for more info on his novels, articles, and comics.
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