I know what I am about to say is about to enrage an entire subculture, but I can’t help but say this because my concern for the future generations of storytellers and the current generation that will be there to educate them, and by “educate” I mean gatekeep and control creative minds that don’t genuflect … Continue reading The M.A.N.(Militant. Anti-Nihilists): A Rant
Conan The Barbarian in both Film and Books is seen as a Nietzschean fantasy that declares that God is Dead and we must rely on ourselves. But after my own personal soul searching to strengthen my own Catholic Faith and looking up the works of Christian existentialist Soren Kierkegaard, I’ve come to see that Conan … Continue reading Conan The Barbarian: From Übermensch to The Knight of The Faith.
In Defense of Happy Endings – Are They Unreal, or Are They the Ultimate Reality?
Enjoy this thoughtful piece by R. J. Sheffler, readers: Factors to Consider Before Including Physical Manifestations of God in Fiction The divine is … Reposted: 4 Factors to Consider Before Including Physical Manifestations of God in Fiction
Kentaro Miura, the creator of Berserk, has passed away. Now granted, I’m not into the story. It’s just to dark and freaky for my taste. I’m just picky about darkness in general, probably acts more of a vice at times than I admit.But I still feel respect for the man, from what my friends have … Continue reading Kentaro Miura: a Eulogy
Tolkien’s metaphysics of evil, part 1 Another topic central to the Tolkien’s fiction and St. Thomas’s philosophy of being is the topic of evil. … Tolkien’s metaphysics of evil
I guess is what I consider something of a sequel of my last post “Grimmdark Cops: The OTHER Fiction Police” and its regard to another problem which is the Self-Entitled Fanboy/Fangirl Now we all know the (Self)Entitled Fan, they think they can demand whatever they want and act nuts when they don’t get it, or … Continue reading The Entitled Fan: The Frankenstein Monster of Frustration, Fandoms, and Elitism
During the 80s and 90s the New Hollywood Renaissance had began reaching to its height with family films, notably revolving around science fiction, families, and either aliens or robots. The most well known of these kinds of films were ET and the Short Circuit Duology. But one under-appreciated film that combines both ideas in a … Continue reading *batteries not included: A flawed but delightful tale of Magic Metal Space Munchkins
“Lo and behold, you are the holy embodiment of the elements, paragons of virtue and patron lords and ladies of my worlds, as I used you to create them. As you and your servants, The Inspiri, guide the mortals bellow, they shall ascend to glory and wield powers you give unto them, made from the … Continue reading The Loreverse: Introduction to the Creati
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