This is an article that has no reason to exist. Even when the ideas dawned on me I kept coming back to one question- why? What does pop-punk, an outdated genre of music that has largely faded out of the zeitgeist, have to do with a lauded adaptation of a feminist classic? The more I think about it though, the more I realize there are commonalities between the forlorn music genre and the Oscar nominated Little Women. Specifically, each are works that tend to mask deeply emotio
The Last Jedi has finally graced the American pop culture landscape. Is it perfect? Fuck no. It certainly has many flaws. One laugh out loud moment in particular, that I am sure Rian Johnson went “this is going to touch every Star Wars fan’s heart,” just made me snort the beer I snuck in out my nose as a dead elderly woman awkwardly floated through space to safety. It draws heavily from both Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi, which nerds have undoubtedly used as a cr
The world is utter chaos. The American government is in complete disarray- seeds of corruption being uncovered on a daily basis as predators of a sexual and financial nature prowl about freely. Tensions with enemies to the east are at an all time high, the Koreans to the North stand ready to unleash hellfire at any moment- or at least when they finally figure out physics- and the Ruski’s operate in a shadow so close to the light we wonder why they even bother hiding anymore.
October was a crazy month for the two juggernaut comic book publishers, DC and Marvel. You’d think that after the divisive response to Marvel’s Secret Empire that comic book readers would avoid universe-wide events like Facebook avoids corporate responsibility, but DC’s Metal has been such a homerun that even the grouchiest of comic book fans are all twitterpated with Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo’s Batman-centric mega-event. That’s not to say Marvel has crawled into an adama
Although released in 2014, Destiny remains a highly polarizing title within the gaming community. Some poured hundreds of hours into the FPS-RPG-MMO hybrid while eating up every ounce of $20 to $40 DLC installments in the hopes of discovering the next piece of must-have loot. Others grew tired of the game within 10 hours, finding the missions repetitive, the DLC overpriced while entirely underwhelming, and the promise of new loot not enough to hold their interest. While the g