https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ye84Zrqndo How about that huh? This actually makes it a perfect time to talk about something I've been meaning to express for awhile now. While Fallout itself is most certainly a science fiction series, it bears many connections with traditional fantasy and indeed mythology only presented in a uniquely American way. It goes beyond the mere … Continue reading Fallout: An American Fantasy
You can take the Captain out of America, but you can't take America out of the Captain. During the lead up to Avengers: Infinity War, I read and heard a reoccurring idea among review pundits. While I had no problem with most of their analysis, in fact, many of them did really in-depth explorations of the character … Continue reading Captain America is still a patriot.
Why you should read at least one volume of a comic book in your life. Because one is written for you, whether you know it or not. So with the recent release of Avengers: Infinity War, I thought it would be a good time for me to bring up a topic I always like to talk … Continue reading There’s a superhero for everyone.
Because there are no bad ideas, only bad executions. This is a series where I take a look back at things that could have worked or could have been made even better. The AMC show currently airing its third season sacrificed thematic depth for nicer scenery. If I come off as a broken record than … Continue reading 20/20 Into the Badlands, out of the States.
In a rare genre combo, here's my take on a sci-fi martial arts story. Rain. So many saw it with disdain. To me, it is the most precious gift. I stretch out my hand and my home is nourished. Every drop filled with life-giving manna. The drizzle is my sigh while the downpour, my tears. … Continue reading Short Story: Blood of the Dragon
Because there are no bad ideas, only bad executions. This is a series where I take a look back at things that could have worked or could have been made even better. For Honor’s true villain is not Apollyon (or Ubisoft) it’s the Players Take down the system! Guns are evil! This guy believes those things. Do you? In a bit of a departure. This round of 20/20 is … Continue reading 20/20: For Honor and the Myth of the Sword
Because there are no bad ideas, only bad executions. This is a series where I take a hindsight look at products that could have fared better with a few tweaks. Remember when Star Wars: The Force Awakens first came out and it blew most everyone away and even the guys who cried "rehash" were at least having … Continue reading 20/20 Star Wars and the narrative of Rebellion