Recently I finished watching the show “Mayoiga The Lost Village” (迷家-マヨイガ). A sort of mix between Persona 4 and Lost. I’d say it was ok if not that great. What stood out to me interestingly enough was it’s approach to character building. In writing it’s best to have fleshed out characters which have a strong… Continue reading Fake three dimensional characters
I wanted to build off the ideas which I presented in my last post on canon and why we care about it. While canon certainly matters to us, it seems to have one exception in our minds… the what if? From parallel universes in Star Trek to “what if we killed Hitler?” such as in… Continue reading What if?
can·on1 ˈkanən/ -the works of a particular author or artist that are recognized as genuine. Be it Star Wars or Harry Potter we always seem to want to know what is or is not canon. What is “real” and what is not in a world that by definition is already “unreal” or fictional is an odd paradox. Nevertheless,… Continue reading Why Canon Matters
Yesterday I had a chance to take a first look at VR in the form of the Samsung Gear VR. Specifically at the Westfield Mall in London’s Shepard’s Bush. It’s true what they say about VR. You can’t really be told about it but you have to experience it yourself. That’s very true I believe.… Continue reading Samsung Gear VR – A first look at VR Review
House of Cards has been one of my personal favorite TV shows for the last few years. Having lived in DC, and an education in Policy it has it’s own special interest for me. While season 3 I felt was no where near as good as 1 and 2, I believe season 3 has successfully… Continue reading House of Cards Season 4 – Review
The End of Time – By Nicholas Waln The circle of entwined trees around the village had been there as long as Mateo could remember, which wasn’t long being a child of six, but they’d also been there as long as the elder could remember, and he was older than anyone else in the… Continue reading The End of Time – Short Story
I had to write a review of this as it was something of a recent favorite of mine that I feel is a bit of a sleeper hit. The Expanse is a recent TV show, on Syfy, based on a series of novels by James S. A. Corey. In many ways the story is political… Continue reading The Expanse – Review 6/7