Breaking the Narrative Episode 113: False Accusations Are Here Again: Vic Mignogna Is Innocent!

This should be no surprise to anyone but with the accusations against voice actor Vic Mignogna (Edward Elric of Full Metal Alchemist, Broly of Dragon Ball Super, and several others) I am likely to have to put in my two cents. First let me disclose that I do not personally know Mr.…

Breaking the Narrative Episode 112: Whats in a Name? An Overview of Zeta Gundam’s Kamille Bidan.

Well here we go from outcast to outcast as we delve back into Zeta Gundam’s characters. Again, as with Char, I will state that I’ll likely do a full review of the Zeta Gundam anime before the first of April. The reason for that is because in addition to around that time marking my full third year on this site, it marks the 40th anniversary of the Gundam metaseries franchise. …

Breaking the Narrative Episode 111: Will the Defender of Truth Please Rise Up? A Review of Rising of the Shield Hero!

Well its definitely been an interesting month this January, between the screeching about defending borders to false accusations being hurled at school children by obtuse hordes of activists. This anime we are going to talk about today came out in the most interesting of climates.…

Breaking an Opinion Episode 5: The Tyranny of Corporate Government!

Well if you’ve spent the time to watch Alison’s latest video then you know that this whole issue of payment processors and transaction-denying thuggery is coming all the way from the – spoiler alert – FDIC! I remember even a few years ago, Sargon doing videos on the dangers of such.…

Toe that line? Hell no! | HBR Talk 55

Join Hannah Wallen, Karen Straughan, and Prim Reaper as we discuss feminism’s narratives & attitudes regarding nonfeminist women, including their tendency to oppose women’s agency and choice when those women choose not to treat the entire male population as an abusive enemy.…

Breaking the Narrative Episode 99: Feminists Can’t Write Heroines! A Comparison Between Cinema Heroines and an Anime Heroine!

Within this past month we’ve seen the latest Marvel Cinematic Universe trailer of Captain Marvel. The title character is written in the frame of the more feminist variant of recent comics if the trailer is any indication. This is one in a long line of feminist protagonists that no one can find likable.…

Breaking the Narrative Episode 97: The Source of the Problem – Telltale Origins of the Contemporary SJW.

One of the most persistent problems with political discourse this decade has been the advent of the Social Justice Warrior and their particular tactics; appeals to emotion, denial of reality and refusal to take any responsibility for their actions or attitudes.…

Breaking the Narrative Episode 96: Fandom isn’t Toxic Trekspertise. Put Down the Kool-Aid.

This week I’m covering a request from a fan of my work here: A YouTube video by Trekspertise called “The Rise of Toxic Fandom: A Theory.” Since this is a rarity for my work I’m simply attaching the direct video link. I do have to request you not leave any comments on the video as due to the fact I don’t believe it will do any good, though it might help to have this article ready in case someone links to the video’s strawman of an argument when going forward.…

Breaking The Narrative Episode 95: A Journey of Vengeance? Reviewing Shenmue I+II

The year is 2000, I had been an owner of a Sega Dreamcast, playing Phantasy Star Online for months on effectively the first console I ever personally owned. It wouldn’t be much longer before I owned a Playstation 2. Shenmue had gotten released in the United States and I was enthralled.…

Breaking the Narrative Episode 94: People Make Mistakes? Nah….REALLY?

Alright, I didn’t want to have to do this bit but considering what is swiftly approaching I think I better tackle this now before things get even more idiotic. Everyone and their mother has likely heard about Mundane Matt’s fall from grace as being found out as a false flagger, discovered on Ethan Ralph’s killstream.…