Everything’s Got a Price – Fixers in Cyberpunk Red

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Here Come the Fuzz – Lawmen in “Cyberpunk Red”

R. Talsorian Games "Cyberpunk Red". Available on Amazon For early access to essays like this, as well as exclusive podcasts, fiction, and poetry, support me on Patreon When the streets of the Dark Future are overrun with shell casings and bodies, the police are just as often there to protect the community as they are … Continue reading Here Come the Fuzz – Lawmen in “Cyberpunk Red”

When Titans Collide – Review of “Godzilla vs. Kong”

"Godzilla vs. Kong" poster art. Source For early access to essays like this, as well as exclusive podcasts, fiction, and poetry, support me on Patreon Right out of the gate, I want to make it clear: I love kaiju movies. My mother introduced me to Godzilla when I was 6 or 7 years old when … Continue reading When Titans Collide – Review of “Godzilla vs. Kong”

Enemies Become Allies – Review of “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier” Episode 3 “Power Broker”

For early access to essays like this, as well as exclusive podcasts, fiction, and poetry, support me on Patreon When you have to turn to a villain for assistance, you know you’ve reached a moral tipping point. It’s a classic trope, made most famous by The Silence of the Lambs and Hannibal Lecter. Descending further … Continue reading Enemies Become Allies – Review of “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier” Episode 3 “Power Broker”

In the Aftermath – Review of “Wastelands: Stories of the Apocalypse”

Wastelands: Stories of the Apocalypse book cover. Available on Amazon If you enjoy this post, consider signing up for my Patreon page, to get early access to blog posts like this and more. Anthology books can often be a tough read because the tone can shift sharply from one author to the next. The editor … Continue reading In the Aftermath – Review of “Wastelands: Stories of the Apocalypse”

Selling Your Soul – Execs in “Cyberpunk Red”

Cyberpunk Red Core Rulebook, available on Amazon For early access to essays like this, as well as exclusive podcasts, fiction, and poetry, support me on Patreon When the corporations rule the world, why settle for being a street rat when you have the chance to become the elite? Then again, a good degree isn’t all … Continue reading Selling Your Soul – Execs in “Cyberpunk Red”

The Weight We Carry – Review of “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier” Episode 2″The Star-Spangled Man”

All of us carry the weight of our associations, friendships, loves, and family throughout our lives. Sometimes, the weight is light and we hardly ever notice. And there are times where it hangs around our shoulders, dragging us to our knees and keeping us there. Episode 2 of The Falcon and The Winter Soldier, titled … Continue reading The Weight We Carry – Review of “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier” Episode 2″The Star-Spangled Man”

The Digital Fifth Estate – Medias in Cyberpunk Red

Cyberpunk Red Core Rulebook. Available on Amazon If you enjoy this post, consider signing up for my Patreon page, to get early access to blog posts like this and more. Finding the truth is one thing. Getting the truth out there for the masses without getting flatlined is another. And getting people to pay attention … Continue reading The Digital Fifth Estate – Medias in Cyberpunk Red

The House with the Haunted Past – Review of “Lovecraft Country” Episode 3 “Holy Ghost”

Poster Art. Source Going into the third episode, I wasn’t entirely sure how the show would continue the narrative, which is a good thing. Following the events of “Whitey’s on the Moon”, we see the remaining characters dealing with the fallout of George Freeman’s death. The focus of this episode is death, specifically those who … Continue reading The House with the Haunted Past – Review of “Lovecraft Country” Episode 3 “Holy Ghost”

Better in Some Respects – Review of “Zack Snyder’s Justice League”

Poster Art for "Zack Snyder's Justice League". Source Well, let’s unpack this monstrosity of a film, shall we? Born from a largely online campaign and the dearth of prospects for theatrical releases, Warner Bros. decided to give Zack Snyder a chance to recut his version of Justice League, the crossover film that was released back … Continue reading Better in Some Respects – Review of “Zack Snyder’s Justice League”