“It was total Boy Love bait.” –Fandom/Anime Viewership and IRL 2020 Reflection Podcast

In this podcast, I discuss: Grandmaster of Demonic Cultivation, Given, Fruits Basket, Merman in my Tub, The Untamed, Scumbag System, The World's Greatest First Love, Magic-kyun! Renaissance, Mystic Messenger Hell, Jon Spencer's Discord Server, fear of controversy, fanfiction, health, love, life, and more! ❤ If you listen to this, can you find the special word? … Continue reading “It was total Boy Love bait.” –Fandom/Anime Viewership and IRL 2020 Reflection Podcast

I Wonder– 5 Years of Marriage

Upon five years of marriage, I reflect on how bisected our lives now seem. Still young and yet, there has been such a discernible "before" and "after" to what we have known, an "adulthood" and a "childhood," which tended to overlap between the end of our engagement and immediately following our youthful wedding. The changing … Continue reading I Wonder– 5 Years of Marriage

“Guide me to the world where your soul drifts”—-Supervillain Ships in “Sailor Moon”

We're on our way back from our anniversary trip to Chicago. As part of that trip, we visited the Field Museum, and at the Field Museum we saw (amongst many other things) a gemological exhibit. I noticed this: My brain 🧠 immediately whiplashed into Sailor Moon Mode (TM), and things only got worse from there: … Continue reading “Guide me to the world where your soul drifts”—-Supervillain Ships in “Sailor Moon”

The Nature of Greed — “FMAB” POST SERIES, PT 2

[Massive Spoilers] "I'm Greed," he says. "I'm greedy." In a way similar to (and yet removed from) homunculus Gluttony's all-encompassing appetite, homunculus Greed knows only want. Created by Father (or "the dwarf in the flask") from one of said villain's basest parts, Greed very quickly becomes his own man in that he---you guessed it---wants more than … Continue reading The Nature of Greed — “FMAB” POST SERIES, PT 2