Anime, Opinion

The Bad Rap: Noragami’s Yukine

Welcome back to this week's installment of The Bad Rap! For those of you new to the scene, The Bad Rap is a continuing saga featured once or twice a month that showcases a character from an anime or manga that is routinely hated on by the general viewer. I like to shed light on… Continue reading The Bad Rap: Noragami’s Yukine

Anime, Opinion

The Bad Rap: Naruto’s Sakura

Oh, Sakura. For years she has been the character many have loved to hate in the Naruto series. But why is that? Well, it is up to discussion in today's installment of The Bad Rap! Sakura Haruno in Naruto We first meet Sakura Haruno in the original Naruto series. Originally, she is seen as a… Continue reading The Bad Rap: Naruto’s Sakura

Anime, Opinion

Avatar: The Last Airbender – An Instant Classic

As most of you are aware, Netflix recently added Avatar: The Last Airbender to their streaming service, which has re-ignited the love of the series for original viewers like me and brought the fandom to a brand new generation. Avatar mode! For those of you that have never had the chance to watch Avatar: The… Continue reading Avatar: The Last Airbender – An Instant Classic

Podcast

Three Podcasts to Listen to in Quarantine

Back in March I recommended three books to get you through quarantine. Well, here we are two months later and many of us are still on lockdown. Since I assume you’ve finished those books by now (I certainly hope so, they were required reading and will be on the exam) I’m back with three podcasts… Continue reading Three Podcasts to Listen to in Quarantine

Anime, Opinion

New to Anime? 10 of the Best Entry Level Anime for Beginners

As I write this article, my brother and sister-in-law are at the hospital having their first child! We are all absolutely ecstatic and want to be there to support them, but COVID-19 put a stop to any visitors even being at the hospital right now. So, I got to thinking over this past week about… Continue reading New to Anime? 10 of the Best Entry Level Anime for Beginners

Anime, Opinion

The Bad Rap: The Great Saiyaman

I have an affinity for anime characters that people enjoy hating on. What can I say, I guess I just love the unusual, and thankfully for me, anime is chock full of the unusual. Case in point, today's installment of The Bad Rap is a character arc my brother and I have a full blown… Continue reading The Bad Rap: The Great Saiyaman

Review, T.V. Series

We Love A Good Kilt: Outlander Season 1 Review

Recently, my husband and I decided to start the series "Outlander." Outlander is a historical drama/science fiction series based on the series of novels by Diana Gabaldon. The show premiered in 2014 on Starz. Outlander follows the story of Claire Randall, a World War II nurse who time travels back to mid 1700s Scotland and… Continue reading We Love A Good Kilt: Outlander Season 1 Review

Product Review

The Year Every Little Girl Wished for a Robotic Baby Doll

The year was 2000, and I was but a chubby tyke watching cartoons when I first saw the commercial for My Dream Baby, and I clearly remember bugging my dad to death about wanting one for Christmas. The promises posed in the commercial were pure magic to my little eight-year-old brain – a baby doll… Continue reading The Year Every Little Girl Wished for a Robotic Baby Doll

T.V. Series

The Legend of Zelda… The Animated Series?

For a lot of my younger readers, I’m sure it is hard to think of the classic game series The Legend of Zelda as anything but the, well, classic game series. However, some might be a bit surprised to learn that there was an animated series that aired briefly on television, featuring 13 episodes of… Continue reading The Legend of Zelda… The Animated Series?

Horror, Opinion, Retro Gaming, Review, Video Games

Cult Classic Throwback: Blood

It is that time once again for a Cult Classic Throwback! Today we are taking it on back to May 21, 1997, when Monolith Productions and GT Interactive Software released Blood in all of its gory glory. Blood was a first-person shooter that featured a gun-slinging ex (sort of) cultist named Caleb on a vengeful… Continue reading Cult Classic Throwback: Blood