*Before I start this review, can I just say: please, please, please, don’t be that jerk who spoils a book/movie/show/video game/ any form of media for other people. The weekend before I saw Thor: Ragnarok, I overheard some asshat talk about a major spoiler and it took every ounce of willpower that I had not to punch him in the spleen. I get that spoilers are hard to avoid because of social media, but at least don’t talk about them loudly in … [Read more...] about Thor: Ragnarok Review: A Hilarious Spectacle from Start to Finish
The King, the Gunslinger, and the Dark Tower The Dark Tower I: The Gunslinger is the first book in acclaimed writer Stephen King’s The Dark Tower series. King calls the books his magnum opus, but the series is a little difficult to categorize. It has the elements of a Western, fantasy, sci-fi, and, of course, horror. It also features staples in the author’s body of work: well-developed characters, plot twists, gore (so much death and maiming), … [Read more...] about ‘The Dark Tower I: The Gunslinger’ Book Review
If you’ve been living under a rock, Doctor Who fans around the world have finally met the Thirteenth Doctor: Jodie Whittaker! In the 50 years since the sci-fi time-travelling show Doctor Who began, this is the first time that fans will have a female Doctor. Time Ladies on Doctor Who We are the most civilized civilization in the universe. We’re billions of years beyond your petty human obsession with gender and its associated stereotypes. (World … [Read more...] about Doctor Who Update: We Finally have a Female Doctor!
Welcome to our Doctor Who Series 10 Recap - Part 2! Who else is having separation anxiety now that Peter Capaldi’s last episode as the Twelfth Doctor will be the upcoming Christmas special?Episode 7 – The Pyramid at the End of the World The world is puzzled by the sudden appearance of an ancient pyramid in Turmezistan. Military forces from America, China, and Russia surround the pyramid to keep an eye on it. The Secretary General enlists … [Read more...] about Just Be Kind. Doctor Who Series 10 Recap – Part 2 (Spoilers)
Doo-wee-ooh! Okay, now that I’ve got that out of my system, let’s start our Doctor Who Series 10 recap. Sadly, this is also Peter Capaldi’s last season as the Twelfth Doctor. Doctor Who? For those new to the show, Doctor Who is about the Doctor (Yep, he chose the name himself). He belongs to a humanoid alien race that calls themselves Time Lords/Ladies. The Doctor travels through time and space where he has adventures with old and new friends. … [Read more...] about Don’t Be Lasagna! Doctor Who Series 10 Recap – Part 1 (Spoilers)
While some shoujo anime is usually light and fluffy, the overabundance of cliché tropes can get tiring. You have the Mary Sue heroine, the troubled but cute love interest, and the childhood friend for the main love triangle, but the formula can vary. Sometimes there's a clingy girlfriend, mean ex-GF/BF, or a stalker Ex-BF/GF. Here’s where 2014's Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun (Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun) comes in.There’s a love-struck girl and … [Read more...] about Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun – Not Your Typical Shoujo Anime