Today I wrote another piece for the Global Times, same as before, once it’s published, I can link to it here. I wrote on the World Cup actually, and how it brings people together. Something I found to be somewhat interesting, especially as an American that while people in the US come together to watch… Continue reading Global Times 2
Something I’ve been thinking about for a long time is connected to my previous piece. How different are our superheroes of today compared to the myths and legends of the past? While we are reasonably confident that people did worship the gods of old, with their stories and their tales, how are they actually so… Continue reading Super Heroes
It’s been quite some time since I’ve done a post on this blog… hopefully this will change that. Now that it’s been some time since the Last Jedi came out, and I’ve had time to see it twice while properly think about it, I felt that it deserved a post. Let me say it up… Continue reading The Last Jedi
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