Breaking the Narrative Episode 5: 2006-2012, Before the Dark Days Came

As I am starting to write this latest episode #ShuffleGate has become a thing. Zoe Quinn high on her own arrogant egotism and unable to realize that she is nothing more than a shallow Nixon allegory whines at Nintendo. A company who had reached their last peak in this era.…

Breaking the Narrative Episode 6: 2012 to Present, What Have We Stepped In? It Reeks.

Now we’ve come to where we are now: This era of gaming which started with the Wii U, and the mere proposition of Anita Sarkeesian’s original campaign. The rumblings that would lead to the Quinnspiracy and #GamerGate proper were already visible.…

Breaking the Narrative Episode 4: Virtuous or Virtue Signaling?

Due to the recent circumstances with the Orlando/Marteen shooting and all the usual idiots coming out of the woodwork as mentioned in Honey Badger Radio 59. I figure now would be the best time for this particular subject of virtue versus virtue signaling.…

Breaking the Narrative Episode 3: 1999-2006, Entering the “Silver Age of Gaming”

Recap time, so far we’ve gone through the equivalent of the Golden Age of comics within video games. Now for the Silver Age equivalent. This is the era which led to what could be considered the current status quo for gaming. This time around we have four systems to touch on.…

Breaking the Narrative Episode 2: 1995-1999 The End of the Bit Wars

Last time we started with basic gaming history with the first four generations. We covered them so quickly because it took that long to develop the basics. From this point forward we’ll be going by generation. As such, we need to define exactly what a generation is.…

Is Shinto Why Japan Finds Social Justice Confusing?

In continuing in my study of Japanese culture and why feminism despises it. I think its appropriate to look at its native religion. The reason for this is out of all of the other world religions it is the only one other than Hinduism that is polytheistic and still surviving.…

Depictions of Men in Anime

Well, after my diversion on something a little closer to my home I’m going straight back into Japan for understanding how men are viewed across the globe. This time from a more easily cited source material: Japanese Anime. I know and very easily understand how so many of you that follow the content of the Honey Badgers are avid fans of such.…

On Supposed “White-Washing”.

Alrighty then, while I’m trying to work something out on the regular article I am preparing on depictions of different men in anime I have to take a small, but related, diversion: Scarlett Johansson playing Major Motoko Kusanagi in the Hollywood production of Ghost in the Shell, the argument being that Miss Johansson shouldn’t be allowed to play the role because of her ethnicity in particular.…

The Southern Belle: Queen of the South

To begin I wish to put forth my hypothesis: the Southern Belle archetype is one of the most powerful female archetypes on the face of the planet. This is based upon the theory of social influence overtaking political power and being what truly guides our civilization.…