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The Concept of the Soul in Current Nerd Fiction

Let’s get existential for a bit! One particular thing that has stood out to me lately is the emphasis on the concept of the human soul across “nerd” fiction. My first encounter with the idea came with Jonathan Hickman’s House of X/Power of X miniseries, followed by Ernest Cline’s follow-up Ready Player Two, and most […]

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‘Pokemon Detective Pikachu’ Review

As always, an exploding pokeball of spoilers lies below. If you haven’t seen the film consider yourself warned! Pros 2: The Aesthetic: Right off the bat were introduced to a crisp morning where Pigeotto are flying through the sky. It’s right here that it hits me, holy s*** this is a live-action pokemon movie. The scene […]

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