Each episode of Dontnod Entertainment’s Life is Strange begins with a disclaimer—that you, the player, are about to make choices that will affect the characters’ past, present, and future. And while the latter two seem like common sense in a branching path game, the first made me wonder. Was I about to see that storied […]Read more "A Reading: The Shared Trauma of Life is Strange and Ocarina of Time"
At this point, our general consensus on 2016 seems to range between the first of the years of Tribulation and a collection of memes that should be dropped and disregarded as fast as humanly possible. But what if this year is neither a sentient beast intent on obliterating all we hold dear nor a fad created by melodramatics […]Read more "Don’t Worry, It’s All Meaningless Anyway: A Postmodern Reading of 2016"
Ah, Phineas and Ferb, legendary chronicle of the immortal adventures of Phineas Flynn and Ferb Fletcher, it may have only been a year or so since you were yanked from the airwaves, but it feels like so much longer. Now that those halcyon days of eternal summer have passed into the rearview, I find myself longing for your exuberant […]Read more "Moooommmm!!: A Feminist Reading of Phineas and Ferb"