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“When 2017 rolls around and audiences find themselves being forced to see seven different movies (all within a four-month window) just to keep track of everything going on in multiple universes, we may see a real backlash.”
“As long as it’s not Twilight, it’s hard to mess up vampires, right? Well... don’t count on that.”
A discussion of how the biggest animated movie of 2013 does in its portrayal of introverts.
Phil Buni is addicted to Blizzard's new digital collectible card game that's free to play, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft. Did he mention that it's free to play?
Body Harvest is a game where you travel back in time to stop an alien invasion force that's come to earth to harvest the human population.
“It was a stretch to imagine that Nintendo would make a major change like this, so it’s hard to be too disappointed. But still, it raises a good question: Why not make Link female, or at least gender optional? ”
In this video, Nycea discusses everything from Geek Social Fallacies to French braiding. This episode's artist spotlight is: Eran Folwer.
In her last look at Harry Potter (for a while, anyway), Ursa discusses the big themes of Deathly Hallows. But mostly the ones relating to growing up and friendship. Because friendship is magic.
In Ursa's penultimate Harry Potter-themed episode, she talks fanfiction, the 10,000 hour rule, the importance of constructive feedback, and why fic is important.
“We go from a buildup where the status quo might be changed Forever! to one where ultimately there are no consequences whatsoever. And in the long run, this cripples the franchise.”
“To give a small subset of consumers a unique story experience for purely commercial reasons would be yet another element keeping the medium from be taken seriously.”
The Fear Fan presents the first in a series of short episodes that deal exclusively with his opinions, with only a minimum of comedy.
Nycea talks cosplayers and how to deal with awful comments on the internet.
“The great Wonder Woman, once a trippy, unique pulp sci-fi heroine, has been reduced to the generic Xena clone that Gal Gadot will apparently be playing onscreen. Because one warrior princess is the same as another, right?”
Nycea discusses the LumberJanes comic, Sailor Moon Tiara Rings, and the new female Thor.
“If the end goal is to introduce true, long-lasting diversity into comic book franchises, and appeal to a more diverse audience, one has to wonder if simply changing the genders and races of established characters is the right way to go about it.”
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