Category: List

A Beginner’s Guide to Podcasts

There are regrettable times of day when I am required to disconnect myself from the internet and interact with human society for the purpose of maintaining things such as rent, social bonds, and the dog next to me (who is currently making unsubtle sad eyes about his unscratched […]

Five Forgotten Gems: Thrillers

Were I operating in an uncharitable mode, it might be accurate to call thrillers the skim milk of the horror genre. At least, that’s the image that the official definition – a genre whose main purpose is to induce fearful excitement – conjures. But thrillers are really just […]

One Year of Tinfoil

 Meanwhile, in the halls of Nerd Research It’s a time of celebration, dear readers! This week (October 11th) heralds the one year anniversary of Fashionable Tinfoil Accessories. That’s 104 posts of analysis, complaining, mooning, and crazy conspiracy theories about culture high and low(and if that seems daunting, don’t […]

10 Unmissable Green Jacket Episodes

Almost a year ago I started my very first ongoing series (a lecture series? Recaps? A bit of both, perhaps), concerning the classic anime Lupin III Part I (colloquially known as the “Green Jacket” series). I’ll say the same thing now that I did then (repeatedly, and for […]

Five Forgotten Gems: Animated Film Edition

Long before videogames took on the mantle as ‘most frequently dismissed potential art form,’ the field of animation had been scraping for even the smallest bits of esteem from the cultural majority. Yes, of course animation is ‘kid’s stuff,’ not worthy of the attention of the real moviegoing […]