Things I’m Most Looking Forward to in 2020

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I know we’re already a few weeks into 2020, but I haven’t had time to put this up until now. Such is life! In any case, here’s the pop culture I’m anticipating in 2020. More

Animated Films of 2019

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I only watched five animated films in 2019. I chalk this up to leaving Los Angeles and no longer being able to go to the Animation Is Film festival. In any case, here they are, ranked: More

The Ten Biggest Pop Culture Disappointments of 2019

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Content warnings for discussions of mass violence and sexual misconduct.

I really don’t want to do this.

When I first started this feature, my list of pop cultural disappointments at least included some creative works that failed to live up to my expectations. But with each year, it seems like scandals and disasters occupied more and more of my attention. Well this year, it’s all scandals, and I just don’t have the energy to go in depth on each one, find source links, and write a compelling mini-essay.

But I’m nothing if not a traditionalist, and this is one of my blog’s annual traditions. So reluctantly, I bring you 2019: The Year in Shit. More

What I’ve Been Reading: August 18, 2019

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Back by (un)popular demand, it’s What I’ve Been Reading. This week, we’re talking about politics, cars, and “botanical sexism”? What’s botanical sexism? Read on to find out. More

What I’ve Been Reading: April 14, 2019

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This is a bit of a heavy week for What I’ve been Reading. But sometimes, getting serious is necessary. Let’s talk about cultural criticism and drug-resistant germs, shall we? (An odd pairing, I know.) More

Things I’m Most Looking Forward to in 2019

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I probably should have put this up a couple of weeks ago, but I’ve been busy (mostly wallowing in self-pity as I am wont to do). So here’s what I’m most looking forward to in 2019! More

The Ten Biggest Pop Culture Disappointments of 2018

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As I do every year (with increasing delay, apparently), I’m running down the biggest disappointments in pop culture that the previous year brought us. Some were offensive, some screwed over customers, and some just plain sucked. Read on to find out more about 2018: The Year in Shit. More

The Animated Films of 2018

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Just like in 2017, I watched a lot of animated films in 2018. Here’s a ranking of them: More

What I’ve Been Reading: September 23, 2018

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It’s been a while since I’ve delivered some links for you. So let’s read some shizz. More

What I’ve Been Reading: August 19, 2018

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This is a bit of a heavier What I’ve Been Reading than usual, but I think there are some really good articles in here that y’all should take a gander at. We’re going to talk about video game censorship, media representation, free speech, and corporate mismanagement. Let’s dive in! More

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