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Kirby Series Primer and Playlist

Kirby may seem at first glance to be an odd choice for this kind of article. Kirby is hardly an unknown property, easily being Nintendo’s 2nd or 3rd most successful franchise only behind Mario and Zelda. Kirby’s aesthetics have gone … Continue reading

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Frank Capra’s Wonders of Life

      The “battle” between science and art dates back pretty far in the Western canon. For every great thinker of antiquity who saw no distinction between the different schools of knowledge and discovery, there was another who was … Continue reading

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“You come by it honestly, the ugliness inside you.” BoJack Horseman, Abuse and Depression

I don’t want to speak as though there is a universal experience with regards to abuse or depression, because there isn’t. That caveat in place, there is something in BoJack Horseman’s narrative that does resonate with something both myself and … Continue reading

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The Wind Rises

Every once and awhile I need a break from writing about or making games. It just gets to be too much. So today I’m going to talk about Hayao Miyazaki’s latest, and potentially last, film The Wind Rises which I … Continue reading

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