As VRV Blog appears to be somewhat of a defunct site at this point, I’m going to be migrating the pieces I wrote there over here in full for preservation purposes. Waffles. Moose. Moose-eating Waffles. Did you see what I did there? LOL SO RANDOM, rite? Welcome to […]
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.
I may only be speaking as a backseat wrestling fan, but this really captures what makes fan enthusiasm for the sport so endearing.
Well, if you’ve ever wanted to hear me get choked up about a cartoon duck (twice!) this is the aural experience for you.
Two things I learned this week: I’ve been reading Gaiman books for way too long, and this adaptation has aged a bit like milk.
I’ve mentioned my love of the adorable ballet duck show before, but this time I got a chance to go back through it with two charming colleagues who’d never seen it before. It was, in fact, a delight.
I call this next stretch of episodes “the Summer of Accidental Hot Takes.” It wasn’t our goal setting out, but when one digs into cult films with opinionated fanbases….well….
This shaping up to be one of the strongest overall seasons in a while–there’re more than three shows that I’m actually excited to keep up with rather than obligated–I’m going to go ahead and include the full AniFem digest here, so y’all can also see the stuff I […]
This essay was commissioned by Anne. You can find out more about commissions here. All vampires worth talking about are queer. While various popular works of the genre might elide it, this fact is buried in the genre’s roots. In 1816, Polidori publishes The Vampyre, a thinly veiled […]
Okay y’all, who wants to talk about adolescent transmasculine misogyny?
Hey, y’all. I got a chance to write up a feature for IGN in honor of Evangelion having a legal release again! I took my best shot at explaining what the heck’s going on in the franchise’s main endings (not all of them; that would take reams of […]