Been There… Didn’t Do That: 1984

Then again, it can be just as jarring when those older films, books, stories, and works have been completely wrong.


Why Fan Requests Get Ignored (And Usually Should Be)

    Are you a fan of stuff?  Of course you are.  Have you ever had “great” ideas for that stuff?  Of course you have.  Maybe you had ideas for storylines in some TV series, or ideas for sequels to movies, or remakes of movies.  You’ve wanted a favorite company to behave a certain way, … Continue reading Why Fan Requests Get Ignored (And Usually Should Be)

Chasing Nostalgia

  Nostalgia is a funny thing.  It's referred to as "a sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past, typically for a period or place with happy personal associations" or "something done or presented in order to evoke feelings of nostalgia."  When it comes to genre interests or things like video games, TV shows, movies, … Continue reading Chasing Nostalgia

A Zombie Apocalypse is a (Very) Temporary Event

Do you love apocalyptic stories?  How about the zombie apocalypse?  I’m pretty sure you do since these things are horrifying and morbid and people love that shit.  Also the Walking Dead seems to routinely set new records for viewership on cable.  Perhaps it’s ironic in that people will watch cable shows about the dead instead … Continue reading A Zombie Apocalypse is a (Very) Temporary Event

Is Being “Cinematic” a Faulty Goal in Gaming?

Cinematic – (Adj) – of or pertaining to or characteristic of the cinema   Do you like cinematic video games?  Do you think video games should work towards being cinematic?  Or should I word this more accurately…?  Do you want to watch your video games, or do you want to be involved with your interactive media? I have come … Continue reading Is Being “Cinematic” a Faulty Goal in Gaming?

  Have you ever watched a movie and wondered about the terrifying implications of the cloning procedures seen therein?  Have you ever wondered how the hell the Predator ever built such advanced technology when it's vision is limited to the infrared spectrum?  Have you ever played Mass Effect and tried to imagine how any of … Continue reading