I'm a writer in my 20s, trying to figure out love, life, and how to get the most out of my history degree. I love research and analyzing the heck out of every single piece of media I consume so expect a lot of that here.
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Monthly Archives: March 2015
I’m going to be honest with you guys: I’m a million times more excited for Spectre than I am the next Avengers film and this trailer just solidified that excitement. The trailer is everything I ever wanted and it’s just … Continue reading
March’s Lootcrate haul was everything that I wanted it to be. When they first announced “Covert” for March’s theme, I was excited. I took it as a sign that I could get off my butt and make headway on … Continue reading
This is a Red Riding Hood-inspired short story from the (were)wolf’s point of view. Much thanks to my pal Fleet for looking over it for me. Red Riding Hood has always been my favorite fairy tale and I try to play … Continue reading
Everyone that has even a drop of interest in comic books and comic book history has heard about Dr. Frederic Wertham and his book Seduction of the Innocent. He’s the big bad of comics history, the reason why we had the Comics Code Authority, the reason why, to some, comics just aren’t as good as they could’ve been.
Wertham is referenced in nearly single paper, book, and documentary on comic book history. You can’t escape references to him or his crusade against comic books. However, many people that are interested in comic books haven’t actually read Seduction of the Innocent.
I don’t blame them. Continue reading
This week’s post is pretty heavy on the social justice even though it’s also about comic books and video games. A lot happened in comics and in social justice and I started paying attention to more of the things being … Continue reading
[This recap/review contains images of mid blood/gore, and brains. In the interest of full disclosure, there’s something that you all should know about me: I’m not a zombie fan. I cringe through my older sister’s recaps of The Walking Dead … Continue reading
As a long-time comics fan and someone with a very extensive comic book collection (in print and in digital form), one of my least favorite experiences is having to deal with gatekeepers in comic book culture — creators, fellow fans, and comic store … Continue reading
Here’s what got me pumped this week! 1. This week’s episode of Empire I just watched Empire episode #10 Sins of the Father and I’m still not okay. It’s been over two hours and I still can’t get over how much … Continue reading
I first preordered this figure set alongside the Winter Soldier one back in April of 2014. I saw the first pictures up on Tumblr and immediately decided that not only did I need a Hot Toys figure, but I needed … Continue reading