In the Aeroplane Over the Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel is perhaps the premier 'hipster' album, and has become a popular meme in the online music world. Released in 1998, the album quickly developed a cult following that still persists to this day. Read more.
VTubers, short for Virtual Youtubers, are blowing up these days. Read more.
Bahamut Lagoon is an extraordinary hidden gem among the plethora of Super Famicom / Super Nintendo JRPGs, and will celebrate its 25th anniversary in February of this year. Developed by Square and released solely in Japan in 1996, the game was never officially translated into English or licensed abroad, much to the chagrin of Western fans. Read more.
In the wake of the violent storming of the United States Capitol on January 6th that left several dead, including one murdered cop, roughly 20,000 National Guardsmen deployed to Washington, D.C. to protect President-Elect Joe Biden's upcoming inauguration. For context, this means there are more U.S. troops in capital of the United States right now than in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Syria combined. Read more.
Born in Atlantic City, New Jersey in 1946, Mark S. Geston began writing science fiction novels as a student in the 1960s. Read more.
Immigrants to the West, who grew up under the brain-damaging effects of modern Hollywood cinema, would probably enjoy this list of Four Great Asian Movies. This is far from being a "best of all time" list; it's more like a starter kit containing a wide variety of flavors from which to pick and choose. Read more.
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There's something about Nam Mac's artistic vision that speaks to me as late millennial 90s kid (basically a boomer nowadays!), and after interviewing him, I can pretty much pinpoint it exactly. Read more.
It came to me in a daydream as most things do, a remix of Camellia feat. Nanahira's "Can I Friend You on Bassbook? Lol" entitled "Can I Friend You On Basedbook? Lel." Read more.
Anime has entered the mainstream, there's no doubt about it. But a lingering stigma still remains: complaints of overly sexualized characters, convoluted plots, and 'zany' humor continue to drive many curious would-be-watchers away from the medium. Read more.