Essays By Topic

For those who are looking for writing on a specific show, or just feel a bit daunted at the thought of shifting through this blog’s not-insignificant backlog, this list is for your perusing pleasure! Series titles are all in alphabetical order, and should be pretty easily searched via ctrl+f or plain old scrolling. Enjoy!

Miscellaneous/Writer Stuff

The 2013 Liebster Awards

The Ethics of Reinterpretation or, A Defense of Dubs

Vrai Writes (Parts of) Books: Rock & Roll Saved My Soul

So You Want to Major in English (Without Going Bankrupt)

Vrai Writes (Parts of) Books – 12,000 Hour Day

One Year of Tinfoil

Give Thanks for Artists

A Letter to Stephen Colbert

Original Fiction: Beta-Test Boy

Tinfoil News Update

The State of Pride and the New Battlefield for Representation

Original Fiction – KP Noir; or, Paws on the Beat

Tinfoil News Update – Consulting Analyst Edition

A Word on Jon Stewart, and A Personal Era Ending

Two Years of Tinfoil

Artist Spotlight – AgentJR & Genghis Kait

Vrai Writes (Parts of) Books – Cthulhusattva: Tales of the Black Gnosis

Anger is Our Last Respite

Can We Cool it With the “Woman Disguised as a Man” Twist Already?

Vrai Talks: Cthulhusattva Interview

Three Years of Tinfoil

Vrai Writes Pop Culture Essays: Popularium

LINK: [Roundtable] Trash Characters

[Link] Why I’ve Been Playing Undertale After the Election

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50 Shades of Grey

You Did it for Love (of Money): Or, Why E.L. James is a Disgrace to Fandom Culture


Adventure Time

Do You Ever Wonder What Time It Is? Modern Media and Storytelling

How to Be an English Major: Revisiting Frozen, Meaning, and the Death of the Author


The Adventure Zone

More Podcasts for the Uninitiated; or Free Things Made by Talented People

Why Your Life Needs More of The Adventure Zone


AKIRA

Five Forgotten Gems: Animated Film Edition

Vrai’s Favorite Things: Movies (20 to 16)


American Mary

American Mary: Mad Science Needs More Women


American Splendor

Five Forgotten Gems – Comic Book Adaptations


Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs

And Now, Games to be Watched


Angels in America

Vrai’s Favorite Things: Movies (20 to 16)


Animaniacs 

10 Underrated Performances (Part 2)


Animorphs

Morph Club – The Best Kind of Nostalgia


Assassins

The Ethics of Reinterpretation or, A Defense of Dubs


The Babadook

Writing Women 101: The Babadook


Baccano!

Vrai’s Favorite Things: Anime (5 to 1)


Barefoot Gen

Five Forgotten Gems – Comic Book Adaptations


Batman

There’s a Lupin for Everyone (Just Like Batman)

Five Forgotten Gems – Comic Book Adaptations

10 Underrated Performances (Part 1)


Batman Beyond

Five Forgotten Gems – Animated Heroes


Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon

Unsung Brilliance – The Rise of Leslie Vernon

Five Forgotten Gems – Horror Comedies


Billy Elliot

An Ode to the Sudden Dance Scene


Black Butler (Kuroshitsuji)

Singing and Maiming, Together at Last

Plot Renovation – Black Butler II


The Black Cauldron

Trash & Treasures: Disney’s The Black Cauldron


Black Swan

What Are Good Girls Made Of? Impossible Femininity in Black Swan vs. Perfect Blue


The Black Tapes

The Black Tapes’ Clever Apophenia: How the Internet Tells Stories

Scary Podcast Stories for the Season


The Blues Brothers

Vrai’s Favorite Things: Movies (10 to 6)


Breaking the Waves

Do This, Not That: Writing Depressing Stories


Brokeback Mountain

Vrai Writes Pop Culture Essays: Popularium


The Brothers Bloom

Five Forgotten Gems of (Fairly) Famous People


The Bugle

A Beginner’s Guide to Podcasts


The Butterfly Effect

Five Forgotten Gems: Thrillers


Cabaret

We Have No Troubles Here: Finding GamerGate in a Cabaret

Vrai’s Favorite Things: Movies (5 to 1)


The Cabin in the Woods

Your Allegory’s Eating My Plot! Or, the Cabin in the Woods Problem

Unsung Brilliance – The Rise of Leslie Vernon


Cable & Deadpool

Make This (Movie) Happen – Cable & Deadpool

Thoughts on Deadpool: It’s All About That Sequel


Cannibal! The Musical

Singing and Maiming, Together at Last


Cardcaptor Sakura

I Believe in Steven (and So Can You)

Vrai’s Favorite Things: Anime (15 to 11)


Chappie 

Chappie: or, Liking a Film in Spite of its Plot


Chasing Amy

Invisible Bisexual Boogeymen: How Chasing Amy is Still Ahead of Its Time

Vrai’s Favorite Things: Movies (5 to 1)


Chicago

Do This, Not That: Going From Stage to Film (Into the Woods vs Chicago)


A Chorus Line

MAKE THIS HAPPEN: A Chorus Line


A Christmas Story

Vrai’s Favorite Things: Movies (15 to 11)


The Chzo Mythos

And Now, Games to be Watched


Clerks II

An Ode to the Sudden Dance Scene


Clock Tower

Vrai Writes Pop Culture Essays: Popularium


Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs

Five Forgotten Gems: Animated Film Edition


The Colbert Report

A Letter to Stephen Colbert


CoolGames Inc.

Podcast Recs: McElroy Family Edition


The Croods

Do This, Not That (Dreamworks Edition): Writing Tone and Consequences


The Crow

Trash & Treasures: The Crow


The Daily Show

Humanity Through Film: Jon Stewart and Rosewater

A Word on Jon Stewart, and A Personal Era Ending


Dancer in the Dark

Do This, Not That: Writing Depressing Stories


Daria

Five Forgotten Gems – Brilliant Lady Leads


Dark Souls

Vrai Writes Pop Culture Essays: Popularium


Deadman Wonderland

The Cautionary Tale of Deadman Wonderland


Deadpool

Make This (Movie) Happen – Cable & Deadpool

Thoughts on Deadpool: It’s All About That Sequel


Death Becomes Her

Five Forgotten Gems – Horror Comedies


Death Note

Vrai’s Favorite Things: Anime (15 to 11)


DEBS

Trash & Treasures – DEBS


Demonbane

A History of Herbert West – ReAnimator


Descendants of Darkness (Yami no Matsuei)

The Joy of the Guilty Pleasure


The Devil’s Advocate

10 Underrated Performances (Part 1)


Dragon Age II

Fanfiction, Personal Narrative, and What Dragon Age II Does Right


Eden of the East

Vrai’s Favorite Things: Anime (20 to 16)


Evangelion (Neon Genesis Evangelion/End of Evangelion/Rebuild of Evangelion)

Shinji Ikari Must Die (But Not for the Reason You’re Probably Thinking)

Cyclical Narrative, Reboots, and Fear of the Unknown, or: Kaworu and Homura are Time Travelling BFFs

Love and the Apocalypse: Asuka, Kaworu, and Gendered Expectations in Romance

Do This, Not That: Writing Depressing Stories

Vrai’s Favorite Things: Anime (10 to 6)

Trauma Isn’t Sexy: Fanservice in Neon Genesis Evangelion vs Rebuild


Everything’s Coming Up Podcast

More Podcasts for the Uninitiated; or Free Things Made by Talented People


Evil Dead

Singing and Maiming, Together at Last


Fist Shark Marketing

More Podcasts for the Uninitiated; or Free Things Made by Talented People


The Flop House

A Beginner’s Guide to Podcasts


Flowers in the Attic

Trash & Treasures: Flowers in the Attic


The Fly

Vrai’s Favorite Things: Movies (15 to 11)


Freakazoid

Five Forgotten Gems – Animated Heroes


The Friendship of Mortals

A History of Herbert West – ReAnimator


The Frighteners

Five Forgotten Gems – Horror Comedies


From Beyond

10 Underrated Performances (Part 2)
From Eroica With Love

[LINK] From Eroica with Love is the 1970s gay thief caper you never knew you needed


Frozen

Family Won’t Let You Fall – Frozen and Queer Storytelling

How to Be an English Major: Revisiting Frozen, Meaning, and the Death of the Author


Fun Home

Five Forgotten Gems – Comic Book Adaptations


Futurama

10 Underrated Performances (Part 2)


Gankutsuou (The Count of Monte Cristo)

Vrai’s Favorite Things: Anime (5 to 1)

Tinfoil News Update – Consulting Analyst Edition

The Consulting Analyst – An Introduction to Gankutsuou

The Consulting Analyst – At Journey’s End, We Meet

The Consulting Analyst – Until the Sun Rises Over the Moon

The Consulting Analyst – 5/22, Stormy

The Consulting Analyst – A Mother’s Secrets

The Consulting Analyst – Do You Love Your Fiancee?

The Consulting Analyst – Her Melancholy, My Melancholy

The Consulting Analyst – The Secret Flower Garden

The Consulting Analyst – A Night in Boulogne

The Consulting Analyst – I Dreamed A Dark Dream

The Consulting Analyst – The Letter From Edmond

The Consulting Analyst – An Engagement Broken

The Consulting Analyst – Encore

The Consulting Analyst – Haydee

The Consulting Analyst – Lost Souls

The Consulting Analyst – The End of Happiness, The Beginning of Truth

The Consulting Analyst – Scandal

The Consulting Analyst – Confession

The Consulting Analyst – The Duel

The Consulting Analyst – Even If I Should Stop Being Me

The Consulting Analyst – Farewell, Eugenie

The Consulting Analyst – The Golden Boy’s True Identity

The Consulting Analyst – Counterattack


Gargoyles

Five Forgotten Gems – Animated Heroes

The Consulting Analyst – An Introduction to Gargoyles

The Consulting Analyst – Awakening (Parts 1 & 2)

The Consulting Analyst – Awakening (Parts 3 & 4)

The Consulting Analyst – Awakening (Part 5)/The Thrill of the Hunt

The Consulting Analyst – Temptation/Deadly Force

The Consulting Analyst – Enter Macbeth/The Edge

The Consulting Analyst – Long Way to Morning/Her Brother’s Keeper

The Consulting Analyst – Reawakening/Leader of the Pack

The Consulting Analyst – Metamorphosis/Legion

The Consulting Analyst – A Lighthouse in the Sea of Time/The Mirror

The Consulting Analyst – The Silver Falcon/Eye of the Beholder

The Consulting Analyst – Vows/City of Stone (Part One)

The Consulting Analyst – City of Stone (Parts 2 & 3)

The Consulting Analyst – City of Stone (Part 4)/High Noon

The Consulting Analyst – Outfoxed/Revelations

The Consulting Analyst – Double Jeopardy/Upgrade

The Consulting Analyst – Protection/The Cage

The Consulting Analyst – The Price/Avalon (Part 1)

The Consulting Analyst – Avalon (Parts 2 & 3)

The Consulting Analyst – Shadows of the Past/Heritage

The Consulting Analyst – Kingdom/Monsters

The Consulting Analyst – Golem/Sanctuary

The Consulting Analyst – MIA/Grief

The Consulting Analyst – The Hound of Ulster/Walkabout

The Consulting Analyst – Mark of the Panther/Pendragon

The Consulting Analyst -Eye of the Storm/The New Olympians

The Consulting Analyst – The Green/Sentinel

The Consulting Analyst – Bushido/Cloud Fathers

The Consulting Analyst – Ill Met By Moonlight/Future Tense

The Consulting Analyst – The Gathering (Parts 1 & 2)

The Consulting Analyst – Vendettas/Turf

The Consulting Analyst – The Reckoning/Possession

10 Underrated Performances (Part 2)

The Consulting Analyst – Hunter’s Moon (Parts 1 & 2)

The Consulting Analyst – Hunter’s Moon (Part 3)


Ghostbusters (2016)

Ghostbusters is a Movie About Women Fighting to be Heard


Godzilla

On Godzilla and the Changing View of Science


Grave of the Fireflies

Revisiting Grave of the Fireflies: A Case Study of the Good Remake


Gravity Falls

Do This, Not That – Extra Plot Sold Separately (K vs Gravity Falls)

Let the Great Gravity Falls Rewatch Begin

Gravity Falls Rewatch: Tourist Trapped

Gravity Falls Rewatch: The Legend of the Gobblewonker

Gravity Falls Rewatch: Headhunters

Gravity Falls Rewatch: The Hand That Rocks the Mabel

Gravity Falls Rewatch: The Inconveniencing

Gravity Falls Rewatch: Dipper vs. Manliness

Gravity Falls Rewatch: Double Dipper

Gravity Falls Rewatch: Irrational Treasure

Gravity Falls Rewatch: The Time Traveler’s Pig

Gravity Falls Rewatch: Fight Fighters

Gravity Falls Rewatch: Little Dipper

Gravity Falls Rewatch: Summerween

Gravity Falls Rewatch: Boss Mabel

Gravity Falls Rewatch: Bottomless Pit!

Gravity Falls Rewatch: The Deep End

Gravity Falls Rewatch: Carpet Diem

Gravity Falls Rewatch: Boyz Crazy

Gravity Falls Rewatch: Land Before Swine

Gravity Falls Rewatch: Dreamscaperers

Gravity Falls Rewatch: Gideon Rises

Gravity Falls Rewatch: Scary-oke

Gravity Falls Rewatch: Into the Bunker

Gravity Falls Rewatch: The Golf War

Gravity Falls Rewatch: Sock Opera

Gravity Falls Rewatch: Soos and the Real Girl

Gravity Falls Rewatch: Little Gift Shop of Horrors

Gravity Falls Rewatch: Society of the Blind Eye

Gravity Falls Rewatch: Blendin’s Game

Gravity Falls Rewatch: The Love God

Gravity Falls Rewatch: Northwest Mansion Mystery

Gravity Falls Rewatch: Not What He Seems

Gravity Falls Rewatch: A Tale of Two Stans

Gravity Falls Rewatch: Dungeons, Dungeons, and More Dungeons

Gravity Falls Rewatch: The Stanchurian Candidate

Gravity Falls Rewatch: The Last Mabelcorn

Gravity Falls Rewatch: Roadside Attraction


The Great Mouse Detective

Five Forgotten Gems: Animated Film Edition

Vrai’s Favorite Things: Movies (20 to 16)

Trash and Treasures: The Great Mouse Detective


Guardians of the Galaxy

Guardians of the Galaxy: Great Characters, Wrong Protagonist


Hairspray

Five Forgotten Gems – Brilliant Lady Leads


Hamilton

Ragtime: The Missing Link Between Hamilton and Les Miserables

10 Underrated Performances (Part 2)


Hannibal

Why Hannigram is Not 50 Shades of Grey

Do This, Not That: Writing Women With Agency (Legally Blonde the Musical vs. Hannibal)


Hatoful Boyfriend

Hatoful Boyfriend Writes its Own Fanfiction


Haunter

10 Underrated Performances (Part 1)


The Haunting

Five Forgotten Gems – Lives of Quiet Desperation


Haunting Ground

Plot Renovation – Haunting Ground


Hollywood Babble-On

A Beginner’s Guide to Podcasts


House (Hausu)

Five Forgotten Gems – Horror Comedies

Trash & Treasures: House (Hausu)


House of Five Leaves

Vrai’s Favorite Things: Anime (10 to 6)


How to Train Your Dragon(/How to Train Your Dragon 2)

Do This, Not That (Dreamworks Edition): Writing Tone and Consequences

Do This, Not That (Dreamworks Edition): The Sequel Thing


The Incredibles

Vrai’s Favorite Things: Movies (20 to 16)


Interview with the Vampire

See: The Vampire Chronicles


In the Mood for Love

Five Forgotten Gems – Lives of Quiet Desperation


Into the Woods

Do This, Not That: Going From Stage to Film (Into the Woods vs Chicago)


Jade Empire

Five Forgotten Gems of (Fairly) Famous People


Jimquisition (Podquisition)

A Beginner’s Guide to Podcasts


Judge John Hodgman

A Beginner’s Guide to Podcasts


K (K Project)

Do This, Not That – Extra Plot Sold Separately (K vs Gravity Falls)
KADO: The Right Answer

[LINK] Kado: The Right Answer Preview


Killing Stalking

Killing Stalking Excels at Depicting the Horror of Abuse


Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

Trash & Treasures – Less Than Zero/Kiss Kiss Bang Bang


Kung Fu Panda 2

Do This, Not That (Dreamworks Edition): The Sequel Thing


Labyrinth

An Ode to the Sudden Dance Scene


Lazer Team

Lazer Team: Halfway Between Internet and Movie


Legally Blonde 

Vrai’s Favorite Things: Movies (20 to 16)

Do This, Not That: Writing Women With Agency (Legally Blonde the Musical vs. Hannibal)


The Legend of Korra

How Much Canon is Good Enough? Korrasami and Where We Go From Here


Legend of the Overfiend (Urotsukidoji)

Trash & Treasures – Urotsukidoji


The Lego Movie

Do This, Not That: The Protagonists of Tomorrow


Les Miserables

Ragtime: The Missing Link Between Hamilton and Les Miserables


Less Than Zero

Trash & Treasures – Less Than Zero/Kiss Kiss Bang Bang


Little Shop of Horrors

In Defense of the Little Shop of Horrors Theatrical Cut


Lore

Scary Podcast Stories for the Season
Love Tyrant

[LINK] [Review] Love Tyrant – episode 1


Lupin III

Curse you, France!

Green Jacket 01 – Burn it Down

Green Jacket 02 – Mythbuster Thief

Green Jacket 03 – Witch(less) Hunt

Green Jacket 04 – Just Start Here

Green Jacket 05 – Sword vs. Death Dolphin

Green Jacket 06 – Corpses Are a Diamond’s Best Friend

Green Jacket 07 – How to Steal Your Ex’s Valuables

Green Jacket 08 – Enter Young Hayao Miyazaki

Green Jacket 09 – Play the Bebop Blues

Green Jacket 10 – The Practice of Cagliostro

Green Jacket 11 – Elementary, My Dear Jigen

Green Jacket 12 – Out with a Bang

Green Jacket 13 – Lupin vs. Scientology

Green Jacket 14 – One for (Certain) History Books

Green Jacket 15 – Blasting Off Again

Green Jacket 16 – The Pinnacle of Thievery

Bromance with a Silent B: The Lupin/Jigen Manifesto

Green Jacket 17 – 2012 Calls in a Reference

Green Jacket 18 – GQ Thief

Green Jacket 19 – You Fail Science Forever

Green Jacket 20 – The Danger of Hillbilly Thieves

Green Jacket 21 – Should I Get Back in the Kitchen?

The Lovecraftian Lupin: How to Make an Accidental Horror Movie

Green Jacket 22 – Lupin vs HAL

Green Jacket 23 – Farewell, My Beloved Thief

The Consulting Analyst: An Introduction to The Woman Called Fujiko Mine

The Consulting Analyst – Master Thief vs Lady Looter

The Consulting Analyst – .357 Magnum

The Consulting Analyst – The Lady and the Samurai

The Consulting Analyst – Vissi D’arte, Vissi D’amore

The Consulting Analyst – Blood-Soaked Triangle

The Consulting Analyst – Prison of Love

The Consulting Analyst – Music and Revolution

The Consulting Analyst – Dying Day

The Consulting Analyst – Love Wreathed in Steam

The Consulting Analyst – Ghost Town

The Consulting Analyst – The Feast of Fools

The Consulting Analyst – The Woman Called Fujiko Mine (Part One)

The Consulting Analyst – The Woman Called Fujiko Mine (Part Two)

The Boy Who Went to the Castle: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine and Silenced Queer Narrative

10 Unmissable Green Jacket Episodes

Vrai’s Favorite Things: Anime (20 to 16)

Vrai’s Favorite Things: Anime (5 to 1)

There’s a Lupin for Everyone (Just Like Batman)

Sex is Not a Dirty Word: or, Why The Woman Called Fujiko Mine is a Great Feminist Anime

Vrai’s Favorite Things: Movies (5 to 1)

10 Lupin III Episodes for Beginners: Red Jacket

10 Underrated Performances (Part 2)

LINK: [Roundtable] Trash Characters

[LINK] Beyond Yuri!!! On ICE: The themes and motifs of Sayo Yamamoto


Mad Max Fury Road

MAKE THIS HAPPEN – Sayo Yamamoto’s Mad Max


Mary & Max

Trash & Treasures: Mary & Max


The Maxx

The Maxx: 90s Feminism Time Capsule


Metal Gear Solid

The Joy of the Guilty Pleasure


Michiko & Hatchin

Michiko & Hatchin and the Prince Charming Myth

Vrai’s Favorite Things: Anime (15 to 11)

MAKE THIS HAPPEN – Sayo Yamamoto’s Mad Max

[LINK] Beyond Yuri!!! On ICE: The themes and motifs of Sayo Yamamoto


Millennium Actress

Five Forgotten Gems – Lives of Quiet Desperation
Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid

[LINK] Feminist anime recommendations of Winter 2017


Monstrous Regiment (Discworld)

Five Forgotten Gems – Brilliant Lady Leads


Morph Club

Morph Club – The Best Kind of Nostalgia


Mulan

Vrai Writes Pop Culture Essays: Popularium


My Brother, My Brother, and Me

Podcast Recs: McElroy Family Edition


The Mystery of the Necronomicon

A History of Herbert West – ReAnimator


Naked Lunch

Vrai’s Favorite Things: Movies (5 to 1)


A Nightmare on Elm Street

A Salute to Wes Craven’s Lesser Known Films


The Night of the Hunter

Five Forgotten Gems: Thrillers

Vrai’s Favorite Things: Movies (10 to 6)


No. 6

Vrai’s Favorite Things: Anime (20 to 16)


OFF

And Now, Games to be Watched

The Value of OFF after Undertale


Oliver & Company

Trash & Treasures: Disney’s Oliver & Company


Our Fair City

Quality Dystopian Propaganda: Our Fair City


Outlast

Dying is Easy, Endings are Hard: Outlast, Silent Hill, and the Pitfalls of Horror


Over the Garden Wall

Over the Garden Wall: The Millennial’s Fairytale


Pan’s Labyrinth

Vrai’s Favorite Things: Movies (10 to 6)


Paradise Kiss

BUT WEREN’T THEY TRAGIC: Verisimilitude to Melodrama in Five Easy Steps

Vrai’s Favorite Things: Anime (10 to 6)


Paranoia Agent

Vrai’s Favorite Things: Anime (15 to 11)


ParaNorman

Five Forgotten Gems: Animated Film Edition


The Parapod

Scary Podcast Stories for the Season


Peacock

Five Forgotten Gems: Thrillers


The People Under the Stairs

Five Forgotten Gems: Thrillers

A Salute to Wes Craven’s Lesser Known Films


Perfect Blue

What Are Good Girls Made Of? Impossible Femininity in Black Swan vs. Perfect Blue


A Perfect Getaway

Five Forgotten Gems: Thrillers


Persepolis

Five Forgotten Gems – Comic Book Adaptations


Persona

See Shin Megami Tensei


Petshop of Horrors

MAKE THIS HAPPEN: Petshop of Horrors


Princess Tutu

An Ode to the Sudden Dance Scene

Vrai’s Favorite Things: Anime (10 to 6)


Puella Magi Madoka Magica

Cyclical Narrative, Reboots, and Fear of the Unknown, or: Kaworu and Homura are Time Travelling BFFs

It’s More than Kick Ass – Samurai Flamenco and Deconstruction

It’s Not Over ‘Til it’s Over: Audience Expectation and the Trouble With an Ongoing Series

Vrai’s Favorite Things: Anime (20 to 16)


Ragtime

Ragtime: The Missing Link Between Hamilton and Les Miserables


Re-Animator(/Bride of Re-Animator/Beyond Re-Animator)

A History of Herbert West – ReAnimator

Quality Dystopian Propaganda: Our Fair City

Five Forgotten Gems – Horror Comedies


Red Eye

A Salute to Wes Craven’s Lesser Known Films


Red vs Blue

Do You Ever Wonder What Time It Is? Modern Media and Storytelling

Change and Thrive: The Evolution of Red vs Blue


Reefer Madness

Singing and Maiming, Together at Last
The Rescuers Down Under

Trash & Treasures – The Rescuers Down Under


Revolutionary Girl Utena(/Adolescence of Utena)

The End of Adolescence, the Beginning of Agency; or, I Know Why She Turns into a Car

An Ode to the Sudden Dance Scene

The Consulting Analyst – An Introduction to Revolutionary Girl Utena

The Consulting Analyst – The Rose Bride

The Consulting Analyst – For Whom the Rose Smiles

The Consulting Analyst – On the Night of the Ball

The Consulting Analyst – The Sunlit Garden – Prelude

The Consulting Analyst – The Sunlit Garden – Finale

The Consulting Analyst – Take Care, Miss Nanami!

The Consulting Analyst – Unfulfilled Jury

The Consulting Analyst – Curried High Trip

The Consulting Analyst – The Castle Said to Hold Eternity

The Consulting Analyst – Nanami’s Precious Thing

The Consulting Analyst – Gracefully Cruel, the One Who Picks that Flower

The Consulting Analyst – For Friendship, Perhaps

Vrai’s Favorite Things: Anime (5 to 1)

The Consulting Analyst – Tracing a Path

The Consulting Analyst – The Boys of the Black Rose

The Consulting Analyst – The Landscape Framed by Kozue

The Consulting Analyst – The Cowbell of Happiness

The Consulting Analyst – The Thorns of Death

The Consulting Analyst – Mitsuru’s Impatience

The Consulting Analyst – A Song for a Kingdom Now Lost

The Consulting Analyst – Wakaba Flourishing

The Consulting Analyst – Vermin

The Consulting Analyst – Nemuro Memorial Hall

The Consulting Analyst – The Terms of a Duelist

The Consulting Analyst – The Secret Nanami Diary

The Consulting Analyst – Their Eternal Apocalypse

The Consulting Analyst – Miki’s Nest Box (The Sunlit Garden: Arranged)

The Consulting Analyst – Nanami’s Egg

The Consulting Analyst – Whispers in the Dark

The Consulting Analyst – Azure Paler Than the Sky

The Consulting Analyst – The Barefoot Girl

The Consulting Analyst – Her Tragedy

The Consulting Analyst – The Romance of the Dancing Girls

The Consulting Analyst – The Prince Who Runs Through the Night

The Consulting Analyst – The Rose Crest

The Consulting Analyst – The Love That Blossomed in Wintertime

The Consulting Analyst – And Thus Opens the Doorway of Night

The Consulting Analyst – The One to Revolutionize the World

The Consulting Analyst – End of the World

The Consulting Analyst – Someday, Together, We’ll Shine

The Consulting Analyst – The Adolescence of Utena

LINK: [Roundtable] Trash Characters

Chatty AF Podcast: Revolutionary Girl Utena


Rick and Morty

Endearing Awful People: Or, How I Accidentally Fell in Love With Rick and Morty

Let’s Talk About the Rick and Morty Leak

The Beginner’s Guide to Rick & Morty


The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Why The Rocky Horror Picture Show Still Has Meaning (But the Remake is a Terrible Idea)

The Rocky Horror Remake is Bafflingly Straight


Rooster Teeth(/Achievement Hunter/The Patch)

And Now, Games to be Watched

Do You Ever Wonder What Time It Is? Modern Media and Storytelling

Change and Thrive: The Evolution of Red vs Blue

A Beginner’s Guide to Podcasts

Lazer Team: Halfway Between Internet and Movie


Rose Buddies

Podcast Recs: McElroy Family Edition


Rosewater

Humanity Through Film: Jon Stewart and Rosewater


Rule of Rose

MAKE THIS HAPPEN – Rule of Rose 2.0


Sailor Moon(/Sailor Moon Crystal)

I Missed This Show, and You’re Not Helping – a Sailor Moon Essay


Samurai Champloo

Vrai’s Favorite Things: Anime (15 to 11)

 

Samurai Flamenco

It’s More than Kick Ass – Samurai Flamenco and Deconstruction

It’s Not Over ‘Til it’s Over: Audience Expectation and the Trouble With an Ongoing Series

They Fought Aliens and Fell in Love: Why Samurai Flamenco is Important

The Parallel Lives of Samurai Flamenco

Vrai’s Favorite Things: Anime (20 to 16)


Sawbones: A Marital Tour of Misguided Medicine 

A Beginner’s Guide to Podcasts

Podcast Recs: McElroy Family Edition


School Days

All Twilight Needed was a Bloodbath

The Joy of the Guilty Pleasure

Trash & Treasures: School Days


Seraph of the End(/Owari no Seraph)

Seraph of the End – The Fine Line Between Trash and Garbage
Seven Mortal Sins

[LINK] [Review] Seven Mortal Sins – episode 1


Sex Nerd Sandra

A Beginner’s Guide to Podcasts


Sherlock

How to Be an English Major: Revisiting Frozen, Meaning, and the Death of the Author


Shin Megami Tensei (Persona 3/Persona 4/Persona 5)

And Now, Games to be Watched

Queerness is Not a Gimmick: A Look at Persona 4’s Failed Representation, and How Persona 5 Can Fix it

Can We Cool it With the “Woman Disguised as a Man” Twist Already?
Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju

[LINK] Feminist anime recommendations of Winter 2017


The Silence of the Lambs

Vrai’s Favorite Things: Movies (15 to 11)


Silent Hill

Dying is Easy, Endings are Hard: Outlast, Silent Hill, and the Pitfalls of Horror

The Joy of the Guilty Pleasure

The Consulting Analyst – Silent Hill

The Consulting Analyst – Silent Hill 2

The Consulting Analyst – Silent Hill 3

The Consulting Analyst – Silent Hill’s UFO Trilogy

The Consulting Analyst – Silent Hill 4

The Consulting Analyst – Silent Hill (2006)

The Consulting Analyst – Silent Hill 0rigins

The Consulting Analyst – Silent Hill Homecoming

The Consulting Analyst – Silent Hill: Shattered Memories

The Consulting Analyst – Silent Hill Revelation

The Consulting Analyst – Silent Hill Downpour

Examining (and Destabilizing) Gender in Silent Hill 2


The Simpsons

More Podcasts for the Uninitiated; or Free Things Made by Talented People


Smodcast

A Beginner’s Guide to Podcasts

Watching a Film from Birth to Death: The Grand Experiment of Tusk


Sound! Euphonium

Who I Was, Who I’ll Become: Sound! Euphonium’s Two Love Affairs


Spirited Away

Vrai’s Favorite Things: Movies (10 to 6)


Stardew Valley

Stardew Valley – Eldritch Lore? In MY Farming Sim?


Starship

Singing and Maiming, Together at Last


Star Trek

The Simple Feeling and Beyond – Kirk and Spock’s Place in Queer History

Why JJ Abrams’ Star Wars Succeeds Where His Star Trek Failed


Star Wars

Why JJ Abrams’ Star Wars Succeeds Where His Star Trek Failed


Static Shock

Five Forgotten Gems – Animated Heroes


Steven Universe

I Believe in Steven (and So Can You)

Do This, Not That: The Protagonists of Tomorrow

Gems 101: An Introduction to Steven Universe

It’s Okay to Have Flaws (Except for You): Steven Universe and Fandom

The Summer of Steven

The Summer of Steven Continues

One More Week of Steven

[LINK] Steven Universe: Gem Harvest Revisited


Still Buffering

Podcast Recs: McElroy Family Edition

Still Buffering Delivers Great Cross-Generational Sisterly Bonding
Strange Days

Trash & Treasures – Strange Days


Strangers with Candy

Five Forgotten Gems of (Fairly) Famous People


Superman

And Now, Games to be Watched


The Thief and the Cobbler

Five Forgotten Gems: Animated Film Edition


The Thing

Vrai’s Favorite Things: Movies (15 to 11)


The Thrilling Adventure Hour

Five Forgotten Gems of (Fairly) Famous People

A Beginner’s Guide to Podcasts


The Tick

Five Forgotten Gems – Animated Heroes


Tiger & Bunny

How to Be an English Major: Revisiting Frozen, Meaning, and the Death of the Author

Vrai’s Favorite Things: Anime (5 to 1)

10 Underrated Performances (Part 1)


Tokyo Godfathers

My Favorite Christmas Movie is From Japan

Vrai’s Favorite Things: Movies (5 to 1)


Trends Like These

Podcast Recs: McElroy Family Edition


Tusk

Watching a Film from Birth to Death: The Grand Experiment of Tusk


Twilight

All Twilight Needed was a Bloodbath

You Did it for Love (of Money): Or, Why E.L. James is a Disgrace to Fandom Culture


Undertale

The Value of OFF after Undertale

[Link] Why I’ve Been Playing Undertale After the Election


United States of Tara

Five Forgotten Gems – Brilliant Lady Leads


Urotsukidoji

See Legend of the Overfiend


The Vampire Chronicles 

The Joy of the Guilty Pleasure

The Consulting Analyst – An Introduction to The Vampire Chronicles

The Consulting Analyst – Interview with the Vampire (Part 1)

The Consulting Analyst – Interview with the Vampire (Part 2)

The Consulting Analyst – Interview with the Vampire (Part 3)

The Consulting Analyst – Interview With the Vampire (Part 4)

The Consulting Analyst – Interview With the Vampire (Part 5)

The Consulting Analyst – Interview With the Vampire (Part 6)

Trash & Treasures: The Pilot

The Consulting Analyst – The Vampire Lestat (Part 1)

The Consulting Analyst – The Vampire Lestat (Part 2)

The Consulting Analyst – The Vampire Lestat (Part 3)

The Consulting Analyst – The Vampire Lestat (Part 4)

Drunk Book Club: Prince Lestat

The Consulting Analyst – The Vampire Lestat (Part 5)

The Consulting Analyst – The Vampire Lestat (Part 6)


Voltron: Legendary Defender

Can We Cool it With the “Woman Disguised as a Man” Twist Already?


Wander Over Yonder

Wander Over Yonder is a Gift to Your Inner 90s Kid

Critiquing Serialized Fiction: or, the Lord Dominator Problem

How Wander Over Yonder Fell Through the Cracks (and Why I’ll Miss it)


Watchmen

10 Underrated Performances (Part 1)


Watership Down

Trash & Treasures: Watership Down


Welcome to Night Vale

A Smiling, Bloody God and a Missing Voice: the State of Night Vale

The Terrifying Humanity of Cecil Palmer: Night Vale, Mob Mentality, and Fandom

A Beginner’s Guide to Podcasts

Trauma and Sunshine: Re-Evaluating Night Vale’s Kevin

Scary Podcast Stories for the Season


Wes Craven’s New Nightmare

A Salute to Wes Craven’s Lesser Known Films


Wham Bam Pow with Cameron Esposito

More Podcasts for the Uninitiated; or Free Things Made by Talented People


What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

Five Forgotten Gems – Brilliant Lady Leads

Vrai’s Favorite Things: Movies (10 to 6)


Whatever This Is

Five Forgotten Gems of (Fairly) Famous People


Whispering Corridors 

Five Forgotten Gems – Lives of Quiet Desperation


Who Framed Roger Rabbit?

Vrai’s Favorite Things: Movies (15 to 11)


The Wind Rises

Art, History, a Swan Song for a Genius: Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises


The Witch

The Witch – Horror as Anthropology


Wolf’s Rain

Vrai’s Favorite Things: Anime (10 to 6)


Year of Steam

More Podcasts for the Uninitiated; or Free Things Made by Talented People


You Must Remember This

Scary Podcast Stories for the Season


Yuri!!! On ICE

[LINK] Beyond Yuri!!! On ICE: The themes and motifs of Sayo Yamamoto

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