Stranger Things’ Flaws And Why We Forgive Them

The cult-classic 80’s film homage Stranger Things  was far and away the most talked about show of the summer and well deserved no doubt. However, beyond the shows strengths there are a few narrative flaws and character upsets that scintillate it’s near perfect construction. So

Anime Tuesdays: Macross Frontier

Even though I am a blatant Nerd, spatial science fiction escapes me. Although sci-fi elements are common in anime, Macross Frontier really sticks to the archetype of space stories as a whole. So then, why am I recommending it? Because some works transcend their genre, and

Review: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child IRL

[Spoiler-infested waters. Swim at your own risk.] I had nothing to complain about. With the announcement of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, the wonderful wizarding world of Harry Potter was open to me again. I had two friends willing to commit to buying tickets

10 Fascinating Facts About J.R.R.Tolkien

“All that glitters is not gold.” On this day in September, 1973, at the ripe old age of 81, J.R.R.Tolkien passed away. While he’s perhaps best known among nerdier circles for his fantasy novels (The Hobbit, The Fellowship of the Ring, and The Silmarillion to name three),

Weekend Reads: Fortunately the Milk

Everyone knows that a bowl of cereal is incomplete without milk. This is a fact that Neil Gaiman reiterates again and again in his delightful children’s book, Fortunately the Milk. “A children’s book?!” you say, “But I’m an adult person!” Hear me out. I actually

Anime Tuesdays: Soul Eater

Let’s take a look at the old trope of heroes and their sidekicks. Usually, the hero does all the work, while the sidekick keeps him out of trouble and serves for comic relief. That is until the creators of Soul Eater decided that it’d be a

Writers on Writing: 3 Books for Word Lovers

As a writer, odds are you credit your literary prowess to a voracious habit of reading. This is also true for published authors. They understand as well as we do that it is only through reading great work and mimicking the flow of it that we develop the writing

Weekend Reads: This Savage Song

I want to start this off by saying that I loved, loved, LOVED This Savage Song. Victoria Schwab (otherwise known as V.E. Schwab) has created a terrifying, blood-soaked story and it is beautiful from the first page to the last. Verity is a city at

Mr. Robot Recap: Season 2 Episode 6

After last episode’s violent double cliffhangers, Mr. Robot really throws us a curveball this time. Esmail opens this episode in a way that will most likely divide the fanbase. Once the “previously on” part rolls, a retro early 90’s intro segues into a transformed Mr.

Review: We Can Never Go Home

I have a lot of feelings about this comic book. Mostly those feelings are OH MY GOD THIS STORY WAS SO GOOD. And if it happens that you’re a fan of the recent resurgence of ’80s inspired books and television, then chances are you’ll love

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