Monthly Archives: December 2017

Top ten things I read in 2017

As usual, I compile a list of my favourite reads of the year, and as usual most of the entries don’t actually date from the year in question. I’ve decided to exclude graphic novels/comics, as at this point I think … Continue reading

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Completely non-obligatory The Last Jedi post

Star Wars: The Last Jedi is a fascinating pop cultural specimen, in that it represents the franchise contorting itself into a weird shape in its attempt to subvert the impossible and often contradictory expectations foisted on it by its own … Continue reading

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Getting the story straight

And now it’s time to write about a notable movie released by Disney, a movie directed by a man who had a shot at greatness in the Star Wars franchise.

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We live inside a dream

I’m sorry, but I’ve just had so many thoughts about Twin Peaks: The Return bubbling up inside of me. It’s probably going to take a while before I get them all out of my system. (Spoilers, etc.)

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Twin Peaks mega post (part one?)

Twin Peaks: The Return may very well be my new favourite David Lynch movie. I support this paradoxical statement by noting that Lynch, who directed every episode (an unusual feat even by prestige TV standards), supposedly thinks of the entire … Continue reading

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Future Fairyland Teaser Trailer!

Everyone gets excited about teaser trailers these days, so I decided to draw an equivalent of a teaser trailer for my comic, currently named Future Fairyland. I’m sure it’ll get people talking. Unfortunately I haven’t yet got a surefire method … Continue reading

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12 Days of Anime Christmas, Day 1: Tokyo Godfathers — Beneath the Tangles

I wrote a Christmas thing for Beneath the Tangles: I watched Tokyo Godfathers for the first time recently, and, in addition to inspiring the ink drawing above, the thing brought me to the point of tears. The third movie directed … Continue reading

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JoJo

Towards the beginning of the year I began reading Hirohiko Araki’s manga, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure. I didn’t like it at first; the early volumes were just so tonally all over the place and all the characters were designed with an … Continue reading

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