Brain Food – Episode 69

Hello again to another episode of Brain Food! In this one, I review Hillary Monohan’s awesome book from the Gods and Monsters series, Snake Eyes!

To see more of Hillary’s work, you can find here at these places on the Internet:

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Brain Food – Episode 68

It’s been a long time coming, but here it is, a new episode of Brain Food!

In this episode, I review the amazing Cassie And Tonk, written by GMB Chomuchok,with art by Justin Currie.

To see more of GMB Chomichuk, check out his Twitter here.

To see more of Justin Currie, you can find him at these locations on the Net:

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Black Panther And The Impending Doom Of Hollywood’s Mediocrity

Recently, the success of Black Panther has exceeded even the most wildest of expectations, having passed 1 billion world wide, then 1.25 billion, and now has sailed past the record set by Titanic by James Cameron.

Heck, Black Panther will also be the first movie screened in Saudi Arabia after its 35 year cinema ban ends. Quite the extra achievement there.

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Horizon Zero Dawn’s White Saviour Problem

It’s been awhile since Horizon Zero Dawn has come out, in fact it’s been a year, and after watching so much of its fans talk about it on tumblr, sharing fanart and fanfiction, I finally broke down and borrowed my niece’s copy.

I wasn’t too impressed with its trailer, which depicted its heroine, Alloy, dressed up in an outfit that was part post-apocolyptic and part hipster who just took an DNA test and found out she was 5% Indigenous and put together a quick outfit from the Halloween sale at the local dress shop.

In fact, I discussed my feelings before on what bothered me about the game initially. 

Now, having put more than a number of hours into the game (in fact, I’m close to the end I believe), I find myself enjoying it, yet bothered by the White Saviour Narrative that underlines it.

As it’s been out for a year now, people should know there’s going to be spoilers abound in this, but I’ll still say, from here on there be spoilers.

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