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https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/howaboutthat/9110838/Stone-age-Europeans-were-the-first-to-set-foot-on-North-America.html?fbclid=IwAR1AAs6e_aWUWSOa-cB6wDsJeOVUzZzu5st54UC-qzjCRLtk4_r62bBkulA -"Stone-age Europeans 'were the first to set foot on North America'" (Day)

culture, interesting stuff, literary critique, literature, nonfiction, original fiction, thought piece

[response] Lord of the Rings and Racism

I want to write about this in more detail at a later date - but I have to say that the recent Wired interview with Andy Duncan once again highlights how the Academic Academic regressive left have no idea how to (and therefore have no right to) talk about mythology. Just Google search this terrible… Continue reading [response] Lord of the Rings and Racism

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Batman Ninja Is Awesome

The moment when you recognize Grodd's seiyuu in Batman Ninja as your favourite seiyuu of all time - Koyasu Takehito.Other voices sound familiar, so you check out the Wiki and discover....THE LINEUP IS FANTASTIC FOR THE FILM!!!!!!!Batman - Koichi Yamadera (Cowboy Bebop, NGE, Hunter x Hunter)Joker - Takaru Watagi (Naruto Shippuuden's Obito, Excel Saga, Hunter… Continue reading Batman Ninja Is Awesome

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[repost] “He Asked Permission to Touch, but Not to Ghost” (Sender)

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/07/style/modern-love-he-asked-permission-to-touch-but-not-to-ghost.html?smtyp=cur&smid=tw-nytstyles The sad, true story of a young woman who has not grown up to understand the boundaries of free sex through websites like Tinder. I found this article to be both sad and horrific... Dear Ms. Sender: Unfortunately, sexual consent doesn't have anything to do with care because "free" sex has nothing to do… Continue reading [repost] “He Asked Permission to Touch, but Not to Ghost” (Sender)

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[discussion] Divinity: Original Sins 2 Gameplay (small spoilers)

Below is a short story about some gameplay I enjoyed/endured/experienced while playing Divinity: Original Sin 2 on my PS4. A great game. In some senses, the toughness of your choices is similar to that of Witcher 3 and the Dragon Age series. So, what happened today was... After looting the remains of a large bear,… Continue reading [discussion] Divinity: Original Sins 2 Gameplay (small spoilers)

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[YT] “Robin Hood, King Arthur, and Hollywood’s Problem with Public Domain Properties” (Willems)

https://youtu.be/tdR_GU3Hi9U A challenging YouTube commentary! I would also add that both of these myths/legends - King Arthur and Robin Hood - evoke a joyful masculinity, which was lost after the World Wars. Not only did the ideals of honour and chivalry die but also the blind belief in the ability of man (both figuratively and… Continue reading [YT] “Robin Hood, King Arthur, and Hollywood’s Problem with Public Domain Properties” (Willems)