Breaking the Narrative Episode 64: Returning to the Basics! A Review of Metroid: Samus Returns!

I promised you something deeper and despite this being another review I am doing this from a surprisingly in depth standpoint. If you’ve been following my work for a while you’ll know that in Episode 7 of this article series I went through all of Samus’ past and analyzed her as a character.…

Breaking the Narrative Episode 7: Analysis of Samus Aran, Is She Really a Token Female?

As we’ve seen so far in this series it is beyond easy to debunk the Video Games vs. Women argument we’ve been dealing with for the past 4 years.

“But Alex, #GamerGate has only lasted 2…” I’m starting from Sarkeesian opening her KickStarter.…

Honey Badger Radio: Veteran mental health

It’s tough being a veteran. You sacrifice everything you have for the greater good. However, the degree to which soldiers suffer is a consistent taboo. Many return to civilian life with a pile of hospital bills, crippling PTSD, a biased family court system, and a world that would rather sweep them under the rug than deal with their problems.…