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I'm Vrai Kaiser, writer by profession and analytic nerd for the love of the game. I've been published in online magazine The Alligator, and am currently working to get my first novel published. Here you'll find updates on my work, as well as pop culture analysis, recaps, and reviews. Commentary and requests are always welcome.
Not too long ago I had the fortune of acting as a the dubiously expert Evangelion fan for some newcomers in a watchalong podcast. It was utterly delightful to watch them experience the show for the first time and soak in my complicated affection for the show. The […]
Oops it’s not just an April Fool’s joke anymore. I couldn’t stay away from a show that’s such a direct forerunner of basically everything that defines teen genre soaps today.
2019 has been a hell year and this is a balm of pure delight, so I can’t recommend it enough.
When you’re a horror fan for long enough, you tend to get rather specific about the subgenres that catch your interest. For example, you’d be amazed how many movies “a person slowly losing their grip on reality while buried under about six different metaphors, and also it’s kind […]
AKA Love Never Dies AKA “that Andrew Lloyd Webber musical not even his biggest apologists can forgive.”
I don’t know if this is a GOOD movie, but it is an absolutely heroic rewrite of the source material and I want a novelization of it.
It’s that time again. This season doesn’t have many ultra strandouts, aside of the stellar Stars Align, but there are a lot of strong midtier offerings. Like last season, I’m including links to every premiere review, not just mine.
I’m mad that we’ve now watched all the good female werewolf movies.
A shoujo isekai classic for the ages.