• Can a Bad Anime Be Art? Heat Guy J

    Can a Bad Anime Be Art? Heat Guy J0

    Heat Guy J was a twenty-six episode animated series that aired in Japan in 2002 and wasn’t particularly well-received. For whatever reason, possibly in recognition of the positive reception director Kazuki Akane had previously enjoyed in the West through Escaflowne, it was exported anyway. Box sets with dub and sub experiences available were later sold

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  • Shows We Love: Summer Rewind Roundtable: Quantico Season 1

    Shows We Love: Summer Rewind Roundtable: Quantico Season 11

    Summer is a good time for going outside and enjoying all the outdoor activities the weather prevents you from enjoying in winter. It’s also, depending on where you live, a good time to stay inside and watch some TV, maybe catch up on a show you started but couldn’t stay current on, or even start

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  • Manipulation of Manhood: Julia Gfrorer’s Comic Book Misandry

    Manipulation of Manhood: Julia Gfrorer’s Comic Book Misandry1

    Content warning: penises, breasts, rape of men. EDIT, October 2016: this article is an analysis of Gfrorer’s work as a commentary on phallocentric patriarchy. Cis masculinity is consciously centred in the readings of these narratives. I never really managed to think of a penis as a vulnerable thing until I caught the first fifteen minutes

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