Category Archives: Criticism

Drawing, Parallels & Keeping Your Head Above the Water

“I remember being the recipient of that kind of attention, knowing there was perfection to trace and retrace, unwavering details of technical precision that, on good days, made practice a sharpening, rather than the unraveling it usually felt like to … Continue reading

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Author-ity, Illnesses & the Stories of Experience

Preferring death to capture, I accomplished the most astonishing deeds, and which, more than once, showed me that the too great care we take of our bodies is the only obstacle to the success of those projects which require rapid … Continue reading

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Interstellar — Called It, and It’s Great, but Not for the Reasons You Might Think

Apropos the post I made about Interstellar in August, I wanted to just say, after seeing the film with my girlfriend last night (in a PACKED theater): I more or less nailed it. This post will be SPOILER-FREE, and only … Continue reading

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Well-Timed Cinematic Villanelles

Reasons why the newest trailer for Nolan’s “Insterstellar” make it a time travel movie. Continue reading

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Ghost in the Shell: Arise – an Innocent Origin Story at Best

Props go out, in part, to the SF Meetup group that helped make seeing the first two episodes of GITS:Arise last week possible via TUGG. Overall, it was worth seeing, but, hardly comparable to what I’ve seen from the franchise … Continue reading

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Shia LeBeouf’s Unsurprising Logical Fallacy

“The ‘copy’ is the scapegoat for the immense and apparently unsolvable problems that mimesis, as a basic constituent of our position, poses for us.”…“No doubt, it is symptomatic of the decadence of contemporary society, where the ability to produce a … Continue reading

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Nothing to Offer but Confusion, Thought Catalog?

“I had nothing to offer anybody except my own confusion.” -Kerouac You really like to take things out of context, and, thankfully, lists are clearly contextual, so you’re to blame for this. Kerouac, and other writers didn’t write what they … Continue reading

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Assessing the Female Voice: Why Modern Games Are Not Ready for Psychologically-Accurate Female Narratives.

    While VentureBeat and Polygon can spend all their time pressing game developers/writers for -potentially burning- commentary on the subject of women in gaming, some of us actually, you know, play games, and, surprisingly, some of us are attuned … Continue reading

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Gender Matters, Why?

Is it any secret, or surprising, that games are overwhelmingly told from a “stereotypical male” perspective? If so, how does this matter for humans in the 21st century? And, if it does matter, what can, or should, be expected from … Continue reading

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Pre-fixing

“I Wish I Could Decipher Your Silence.” -Carole Maso If one intends to mimic, what of resolve? What of doubt? The terrain of human consciousness(es) is well-traveled, and there are maxims swinging between both doubt and resolve. In Star Trek: … Continue reading

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