Youtube and Parody

"While all humor builds on whether an audience "gets" the joke or shares a sensibility, parody combines that aspect of humor with a specific shared reference. This is precisely what makes parody valuable - it can express shared experience and, especially when it plays on nostalgic references, a shared history." (Jenkins, Ford, and Green) Youtube... Continue Reading →

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Is Red Dead Redemption 2 A Perfect Game?

Red Dead Redemption 2 has quickly become one of the most praised games of the year. Garnering dozens of perfect scores and accolades. Everything from the writing, voice acting, gameplay, visuals, and music was given a personal touch. But could too much detail be a bad thing? Reading other reviews is enjoyable because sometimes I'll... Continue Reading →

Doctor Who: Demons of the Punjab Review

Another Win For Historical's After the decent but weak Arachnids in the UK and the disappointing Tsuranga Conundrum, Doctor Who puts the season back on track with episode six. This has definitely been the year for historical's, as we had the fantastic Rosa that covered racial segregation in the deep south earlier in the season.... Continue Reading →

Red Dead Redemption 2 Review

A Western for the Ages Well, it's finally here. After eight years and the excellent GTA 5, Rockstar Games returns to the wild west with Red Dead Redemption 2. Was it worth the wait? Lets find out. Story Set in 1899, the age of the old west is coming to an end. Outlaws and gunslingers... Continue Reading →

The Passing of a Legend

Excelsior! It's hard to believe that this day has finally come. Despite being 95 years old, he still had so much life left in him. Stan Lee has been a big part of my life, especially during my childhood. So rather then mourn his death, I want to celebrate his life by talking a bit... Continue Reading →

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Review

An Origin Story...To The Origin Story?   Oh Assassin's Creed, it's hard to believe that its been 11 years since the series began. I have fond memories playing as the badass Altiar, an assassin warrior during the Third Crusades. You traveled through the holy land to hunt down your enemies, the Templar's. It was one... Continue Reading →

Doctor Who: Rosa Review

Rise Up   I felt a number of emotions when I went into this episode. Historical's are some of my favorite stories from the show. But I also knew that there weren't gonna be a lot of fun moments this week. Landing in Montgomery Alabama in 1955, a period of racial segregation, The Doctor and... Continue Reading →

My Top 10 Horror Movies (Part 2)

The scares continue with part 2 of my favorite horror movies. Remember, horror comes in many different forms.   #7 - The Evil Dead (1981)   Quoted by Stephen King as the "most ferociously original film of the year," The Evil Dead is the ultimate cabin in the woods film. Five friends spend a weekend... Continue Reading →

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