Category Archives: Discussion

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My “Angry Otaku” Epiphany

I had an interesting experience recently. First, I read this post over on the Slice of Alfredo Blog. It’s partially a tribute to the work of a seiyuu (an anime voice actor) and idol (musical artist, singing and dancing on … Continue reading

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Whoo! 100 Follows!

I woke up this morning to my hundredth follower. šŸ™‚ I’m pretty good, most of the time, at deflating my own ego, so I am reminding myself that it’s not like I’m King of the World or anything. Nearly three … Continue reading

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Concerning Netflix and Online Streaming Services: Houston, Do We Have a Problem?

It occurs to me, it is somewhat ironic to post this just one day before Netflix publishes Marvel’s latest addition to their cinematic universe, The Defenders. (you may expect a review forthcoming!) But what can I say? I get thoughts, … Continue reading

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The Next Doctor is a Woman. Will I Keep Watching?

I generally try to keep politics off my blog, but I am making an exception, and one that you, my audience, are perfectly welcome to either disagree with me on, or just skip altogether. I will try not to be … Continue reading

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Where Did All the Quality Urban Fantasy Books Go?

I like urban fantasy. Rather, I like urban fantasies that happen to be good stories. Buffy the Vampire Slayer, The Vampire Diaries, Grimm, Supernatural, all of these are urban fantasies, though two of them definitely include more than a little … Continue reading

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MCU Copycatting #11: Who Did Marvel Copycat?

This is one of those things that I only just realized, but is so obvious. Count the cineverses, which I define as distinct properties existing within the same cinematic continuity. 1: The Marvel Cinematic Universe. 2: The DC Extended Universe. … Continue reading

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MCU Copycatting #10: A New Contender

By my last count, we have at least half a dozen distinct cinematic universes out there. Marvel’s MCU, DC’s DCEU, Arrowverse, and the animated movie universe, Fox’s X-Men, Sony’s Spider-Man (which will no longer have Spider-Man in it) as well … Continue reading

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MCU Copycatting #9: Updates for Sony and Universal

I didn’t think I’d be updating my MCU Copycatting theme for quite awhile yet. I mean, we’re barely halfway through the year, it’s not even been five months since my last commentary, and the one before that was more a … Continue reading

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MCU Copycatting #8: The Race Evolves

It’s been over a year, now, since I last commented on the MCU Copycatting phenomenon. Originally, I thought I would just be chronicling an update on the ā€œsuperhero cineverseā€ race, but then it suddenly hit me: the race hasn’t just … Continue reading

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The Defenders vs. the Hand: Connecting the Dots

It’s all connected. You know those moments of realization? The epiphany, they call it, when you suddenly figure it out. All at once, you see the pattern, the shape of things becomes clear. The past tells you the future, and … Continue reading

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