TangleCast 8: The Significance of Our First Anime (2/3)

In part two of our three part series on “The Significance of Our First Anime,” JP (Japesland), Casey (CutsceneAddict), and Jack (R86) share the first anime they watched acknowledging that it was anime. Despite their different backgrounds, our panel managed to find some surprising overlap in their answers, and drew some subsequent conclusions about the nature of anime exposure in the… Read More TangleCast 8: The Significance of Our First Anime (2/3)

Annalyn’s Corner: You’re Loved, You’re Beautiful, and You’re Not Enough

… and if you don’t realize these truths, you’re going to hurt others, as Takeo does in Ore Monogatari, and as I’ve done with my family. “You matter,” my sister told me, as my built-up stress finally burst out in tears and complaints. “Your needs and feelings matter… We love you, and we want to understand… Read More Annalyn’s Corner: You’re Loved, You’re Beautiful, and You’re Not Enough

On Being an Old Hag

We’re doing something fun today with the blog – I’ve swapped writing duties for the day with another editor! This article is a guest post by Allison Baron, the managing editor of Area of Effect magazine at Geekdom House. It’s a wonderful piece that I hope you’ll read (and read more about Allison following the… Read More On Being an Old Hag

Roger Ebert: Critic, Pundit, Skeptic, and Friend to Anime

Not long ago, I posted a beautiful anime-style short.  Following a trail from Twitter, I was led to the site where it was featured, and to my surprise, it was Rober Ebert’s website.  But, I was only surprised for a second – after all, the nation’s leading film critic (and the first to ever win the Pulitzer Prize) has championed… Read More Roger Ebert: Critic, Pundit, Skeptic, and Friend to Anime