VtM Clanbook Retrospective: Clan Brujah

By | June 13th, 2018|Clanbook Retrospective, Pop Culture|

Welcome to a new video series! Since Vampire the Masquerade is such a popular and iconic game, only second to Dungeons and Dragons, this series is to give a full overview of VtM. In this video series, Tanner gives a clan history and overview of the culture surrounding the 13 clans of Vampire the Masquerade. [...]

Fiona’s Rules Of Spoilers

By | January 29th, 2018|Fiona's Posts, Pop Culture|

Spoilers are a violation of fan code. Ruining the enjoyment of a beloved series or books simply for sadistic pleasure is a dick move. Full stop. However, it's incredibly difficult for fans to strike a balance between discussing and creating content, as fans are apt to do, and welcoming less acquainted fans into a spoiler-free [...]

Pearl From Steven Universe Shows Us a Non-Stereotypical Femme Lesbian

By | November 6th, 2017|Fiona's Posts, Pop Culture, Television|

Spoilers for Steven Universe. Pearl takes on many feminine roles on Steven Universe. She takes on much of the traditional parenting of Steven, worries over him in battles, and uses ballet and other delicate maneuvers in battle and in the rest of her life. Even her outfit is the most feminine of the three, featuring [...]

Cartesian Dualism and Steven Universe

By | September 6th, 2017|Fiona's Posts, Pop Culture, Television|

Spoilers for Steven Universe  Steven Universe is filled with Gems. Throughout the show, Gems insist that their bodies are simply a conscious manifestation of light, whereas their gems are what they truly are. Their bodies are material and replaceable, and their gems are their souls. A body without a Gem is simply light while a [...]

Sorry, I’m an Asshole: Swearing and Apology in Critical Role

By | August 31st, 2017|DnD, Dungeons and Dragons, Fiona's Posts, Pop Culture|

Check out Critical Role Transcript here and follow them on Twitter. Donate to their Go Fund Me. Check out CritRoleStats here and follow them on Twitter. Below is an abridged version of the full paper. Find the full version of this essay and our data here. Warning: Spoilers for Critical Role! Background When I found [...]