The intro is here. I know love triangles seem like a good idea the first time, but then it’s suddenly 3 am and you’re taking naked car rides with strangers. Don’t do love triangles, kids.
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.
The prevailing piece of advice for writers struggling to portray well developed characters is often: write a Good Character (which, let’s face it, tends to translate as ‘write how you would for a man’) and then switch the pronouns around. Legend has it that this is how we […]
The intro is here. Welcome back! Nanami is Mothra’s mom. That’s totally a canon thing now.
Gentle readers of all kinds: Rob Marshall. A director whose body of work consists entirely of adaptations, remakes, and sequels, and whose quality ranges from “made an Oscar winner that one time” to “somehow managed not to tank Daniel Day-Lewis’ career.” For the most part his work hangs […]
The intro is here. It’s been a long week. All I could think was, “man, that birdhouse looks comfy. And it might be the only building in this school up to OSHA standards.”
Queerness is Not a Gimmick: A Look at Persona 4’s Failed Representation, and How Persona 5 Can Fix it
After seven years of spin-offs and rereleases, the next numbered title of the Persona series is upon us. And boy, does it look exciting. The (very deliberate) homages to Lupin III are quite appealing to yours truly, but let’s not downplay the allure of the shaken-up combat and […]
The intro is here. Did you forget that Akio is terrible? Akio is terrible.
Once upon a time there was an unlucky girl, starring in a very unlucky game called Rule of Rose. It was passed on by several publishers while trying to find homes outside its native country, brewed in a controversy of accused lolicon content that was quite untrue, and […]
Christophe Gans’ adaptation of Silent Hill is one of the better videogame films out there, a title as honorable and unchallenged as “Best Logger Using Only Teeth” or “Suma Cum Laude: Class of Infant Punching.” Most videogame movies of that decade were directed by Uwe Bolle, is the […]
The intro is here. In which Misturucrantz and GuildenChu revisit some well-known scenes.