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Naomi Watts and Ben Stiller in Noah Baumbach's 'While We're Young' Instead of just focusing on one issue, movie or TV show, I'm going to open up the floor and ask a question. If a friend asked for ...
by Doctor RJ
Comment Count 247 comments on Mon Apr 27, 2015 at 08:00 PM PDT with 36 Recommends
Besides being a godless secular progressive out to destroy all that is good in America, I am also a long-long-time Japanese animation (aka "anime") fan, who has lived in several states while ...
by Rheinhard
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu May 22, 2014 at 12:25 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
cross-posted from Voices on the Square What in the Sam Hill is "Yuri Anime", and what in the Sam Hill does it have to do with supporting Lesbian works? Erica Friedman at Yuricon starts out an ...
by BruceMcF
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Oct 29, 2013 at 06:48 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Every so often, I come across a show that I feel merits comment and review. One such drama is the 12 part, anime series, Watamote or “No Matter How I Look at It, It’s You Guys' Fault I’m ...
by LiberalCanuck
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Oct 17, 2013 at 07:09 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
Studio Ghibli has announced that it's founder, renowned animator and filmaker Hayao Miyazaki will "retire from the production of feature-length films." The announcement was made this week at the ...
by quarkstomper
Comment Count 64 comments on Sun Sep 01, 2013 at 06:29 PM PDT with 48 Recommends
The economy that we know is always the economy we used to have. To find out what economy we have and where our economy is heading, we have to look at the tension between technological change in the ...
by BruceMcF
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon May 27, 2013 at 04:01 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
In the late 19th Century, sailing ships were sunk one after another... I decided to spend one more week in the Victorian Era. I am technically stepping off-topic for the Readers & Book Lovers Group,
by quarkstomper
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Sep 16, 2012 at 06:30 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
I have just gone through an overwhelmingly positive change in my life and I have the visual novel Katawa Shoujo (KS) to thank for it. While it isn't exactly a book, I was nonetheless moved by the ...
by sault
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Apr 20, 2012 at 05:00 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
I’m done with Shoujo for a while, and am moving on to its natural successor in my series: Shounen manga. Shounen, Japanese for boy, is, obviously, directed towards a younger male audience. And as ...
by ArkDem14
Comment Count 33 comments on Fri Jul 01, 2011 at 10:51 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Last week, (or thereabouts, time seems to slip away from me quite easily and quite quickly, amazing what procrastination can do), I wrote my disorganized shtick on Shoujo mangas, highlighting some ...
by ArkDem14
Comment Count 33 comments on Tue Jun 21, 2011 at 05:07 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
It's Moonday, so we need some music! And tonight I'll be bringing the first Anime edition, with a big hat tip to Maikeru Ronin , who suggested ...
by Uberbah
Comment Count 41 comments on Mon Jun 13, 2011 at 09:12 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
First off, too all those who might be following me for my literary pieces, I’m still on break from that. As it is, I haven’t posted a diary in a few weeks due to combination of laziness and ...
by ArkDem14
Comment Count 22 comments on Sat Jun 11, 2011 at 06:12 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
No, no, if this wound up in your feed, it is not a mistake. I usually write about political horserace's/redistricting, or, these days, about books and writers. This particular post is for the Manga ...
by ArkDem14
Comment Count 75 comments on Fri May 20, 2011 at 09:53 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
The first thing you notice is the moon; a cartoon paper crescent with a psychotic smile leering down at the streets below. Right there that tells you that this is no mundane normal town. It is ...
by quarkstomper
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri May 13, 2011 at 07:30 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
TOKYO, JAPAN - April 1, 2010 - Famous magical girl Usagi Tsukino has officially declared her bid for President of the World in 2012. The 20-year-old college student, who is also known as world-...
by Princess Sunshine
Comment Count 16 comments on Thu Apr 01, 2010 at 10:19 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
I've been trying to come up with something to write about pooties and woozles and birds and such, but I'm having trouble. See, I'm distracted. I'm a bit under the weather, I'm missing a textbook I ...
by Shaviv
Comment Count 24 comments on Thu Apr 01, 2010 at 01:19 PM PDT with 72 Recommends
New Hampshire Representative Nick Levasseur said via Facebook: "Anime is a prime example of why two nukes wasn't enough."
by Tsubs
Comment Count 17 comments on Sun Mar 28, 2010 at 10:56 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
As a huge fan of Miyazaki, and a really big fan of Pixar, I was excited to see them get the recognition they deserve. The article makes the case that Miyakazi's films are deeper and have more ...
by Rezkalla
Comment Count 32 comments on Wed Dec 30, 2009 at 08:53 AM PST with 6 Recommends
Burning the Midnight Oil for Breaking the Silicon Cage About a month ago,
by BruceMcF
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Nov 20, 2009 at 04:46 PM PST with 6 Recommends
Check last week'...
by BruceMcF
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Nov 13, 2009 at 01:11 PM PST with 4 Recommends