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The Categorical Mess of Video Games

Pretentious academics worship the almighty MLA formatting, and I am no exception. It’s a useful system that dictates how one should format papers and arguments, and it’s something I still follow despite having waved goo...


My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #20 Review

Written by: Katie Cook Art by: Andy Price Publisher: IDW My experience with the first half of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic “Reflections” arc (issues 17 and 18) can best be described as delightful. Both the foregro...


The Name of the Wind Book Review

The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss is a bit of a puzzle. On the one hand, the novel has some interesting ideas and does a few things very well; on the other hand, it has some very notable problems. It’s an interesting j...



Chaoseater: The Sword of War Review

I like to think of the almighty tax return as the government’s way of giving me permission to buy something stupid. As a consumer, I like the idea of owning things, and of course there are always things I want to own; however...


Divergent Book Review

SPOILER WARNING! Because this book is completely terrible and not worth your time, I have no qualms about spoiling the end to it. Three red flags went up before I even started reading Divergent: One, It’s a young adult novel;...