Monthly Archives: December 2005

It’s still 2005 for the next five hours!

You want to know why I didn’t post any more essays? It’s your fault, if you purchased a gift card as a present. So many friggin’ customers over the last few days… Anyway, Essay #4 will be posted soon. Probably … Continue reading

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Running Behind

Running a bit behind, so no essay today. Maybe two tomorrow. Certainly at least one. I might not actually make it to twelve essays in a row, but I’ll do my best under the circumstances.

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12EoC3: Why Willow Disappointed Me

After several false starts, I’ve finally figured out exactly how to express my feelings about what happened with Willow in Buffy season 4 and after. I’ll express it with pure, undiluted sarcasm and irony. By the way, this contains spoilers … Continue reading

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12EoC2:TRES is awesome, and Steamboy too.

I’m a very critical guy. When I read books or comics and watch movies or other visual media, I’m always quietly analysing things. For example: Steamboy is a Japanese animated film set in London in the 19th century. (Incidentally, for … Continue reading

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12EoC1: Christmas isn’t a religious holiday

Christmas is not a religious holiday, nor has it ever been. This is not simply because it has become completely secularized to the point where a lot of people don’t understand that “Saint Nicholas” and “Santa Claus” were originally supposed … Continue reading

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The Twelve Essays of Christmas

I didn’t plan it this way. But I figured since I already had six of them almost finished, notes for at least two more, and it’s nearly Christmas time, I’m going to post twelve essays of wildly varying topics once … Continue reading

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A few news items

A few news items: 1) I’m going to post a bunch of long-ish essays from Christmas to New Years Eve. I’ve been writing them offline and I’ll post them over the holiday break. Subjects include the long-talked-about Willow Rant (after … Continue reading

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