Why is American English the default narrative voice for fanfiction?
Inclusion Is Not Representation (Why sci-fi and animation have a lot of catching up to do)
Putting LGBTQIA characters on-screen is not the same as putting us in the story.
I aten’t dead
Well. That was…unexpected. Apologies for the unannounced gap in posting. It certainly wasn’t planned. Long story short, I’ve had a … More
Never Have I Ever…
Sometimes I feel like I’ve missed out on a whole heap of key moments in geek culture. I’ve never watched … More
Why You Should Watch…Dramatical Murder
Don’t let its weird reputation put you off. If you’ve never seen this anime, you’re missing an intriguing cyber-punk plot with a killer soundtrack.
Thinking Outside the Box (why the ‘new in box’ approach to collecting is pointless)
Are your mint-in-box Funko Pops going to be on the Antiques Roadshow in 50 years’ time? Or will they be the future equivalent of the chipped china shepherdess on your grandmother’s mantelpiece?
Wednesday Reads: Second Hand September Edition
This is coming in a little late, thanks to some work stuff eating into my personal time. But here we … More
Second Hand September: How Much Stuff Do We Really Need?
After humanity has inevitably wiped itself out, will the wastelands be populated only by cockroaches and Funko Pops?
Weekly Watch Round-Up September 8th
Featuring ‘To The Abandoned Sacred Beasts’, ‘Cop Craft’, ‘Carole and Tuesday’, ‘Given’, ‘Fruits Basket’ and ‘It: Chapter 2’.
A collection of sentai-show action figures in a Barnardo’s toy department. Sanrio stationery in Oxfam. And anime plushies for 99p. Second-hand geekery is good for your wallet and good for the planet.