Monthly Archives: August 2013

Movie of Steel (PT. 2)

Before we leave behind Man of Steel forever in the annals of history’s timely entertainments, I would like to address a particular strain of criticism I encountered in regards to this film. Perhaps you encountered it, too: the notion that Man of Steel utilizes imagery reminiscent of the September 11th terrorist attacks. The idea goes […]

The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Continuity

In a recent article on Overthinking It Dot Com, John Perich proposes a narrative similarity between Finnegans Wake and the Legend of Zelda series. It’s a good article, sporting insight about issues of identity implied by Nintendo’s revered series; you should read it. I’d like to unpack a notion suggested in that article: the Legend […]