Let me begin by stating my obvious bias, I love Halloween. I like scary stories, I love pumpkin spice lattes, fake cobwebs, classic horror movies, pumpkin carving, and ghoulish skeletons. My favorite Halloween pastime is handing out candy, longing for the day when I can take my own children trick-or-treating. For the past several years,Continue reading “In Defiance of the Dark: How Preserving American Culture means celebrating Halloween!”
Category Archives: Opinion
Dinesh D’Souza’s America – How Five Documentaries Depict A Declining Conservative Intellectual
A copy of Dinesh D’Souza’s new documentary Trump Card arrived in the mail this week. I haven’t been anticipating watching it of late but I was prepared to give it a shot given that I gave the last four of his documentaries a shot. If nothing else, I was hoping there might be something moreContinue reading “Dinesh D’Souza’s America – How Five Documentaries Depict A Declining Conservative Intellectual”
Ignorance is Virtue: The Hilarious Irony of Leftist Myth Making
A statue of Medusa was unveiled in Manhattan this month. This is unremarkable on its face—Greek Myth has long been a subject of artistic endeavor, including painting and statuary. There’s just one difference about this one: Medusa is the “hero” who has slain and beheaded the “villain,” Perseus. According to the artist, it’s a metaphorContinue reading “Ignorance is Virtue: The Hilarious Irony of Leftist Myth Making”
Stopping The Race To Make Batman Toxic
Batman has become one of the most iconic figures not only in pop culture but in society as a whole since his debut in a 1939 issue of Detective Comics written and drawn by Bob Kane and Bill Finger. He has gone through many iterations over the decades, all vastly different than the pulp vigilanteContinue reading “Stopping The Race To Make Batman Toxic”
A Deficit of Courage
Eric Greitens was exonerated of ethic violation charges in February of 2020. I know what you’re thinking: who the hell is Eric Greitens? Well, he was Governor of Missouri. Was? Yes, because he resigned. He resigned from his position as governor despite knowing the truth of himself: that he had not taken pictures of hisContinue reading “A Deficit of Courage”
“Woke” Storytelling in 2007: How Robert Zemeckis’s Beowulf Reveals the True Problems in Film Criticism
Much of modern amateur film criticism has been dedicated to discussions on progressive themes and intrusion into popular cinema and art. It’s not hard to see why. Whatever your opinions on Marvel movies, Star Wars, Ghostbusters, comic books, video games or otherwise, the quality of modern pop-art seems to be declining in proportion to theContinue reading ““Woke” Storytelling in 2007: How Robert Zemeckis’s Beowulf Reveals the True Problems in Film Criticism”
South Park’s Pandemic Special Captures the Pain of COVID Lockdowns
I’m gonna be honest, I’ve been lukewarm about South Park since the 2016 election. I still love the show to but it’s really clear to me that Parker and Stone had the wind knocked out of them by the fact that the election ruined their season long story-Arc for season 20. The seasons since haveContinue reading “South Park’s Pandemic Special Captures the Pain of COVID Lockdowns”
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