I’ll be honest and straight, I’m but a speck in the big picture. My name carries no weight, and my presence amounts to nil. But what this debacle needs isn’t just the voice the major figures, but the thousands of voices that people don’t get to hear because the media finds it too inconvenient to find the truth. Continue reading
Yeowch, that is just painful. But it’s a reminder that Youtubers are people too, that the games they play aren’t trophies. Yeah, people can get famous over the internet, but let’s face it. On the internet, anonymity puts us all on the same level. In the end, none of us is particularly all that much better than the other.
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How To Be A Creative Writing Journalist
Playing With Words In Your Titles and Imitating Yahtzee
The title “Bad Endings” in general is like finding a pink diamond for a writing journalist since it can refer to a “bad ending“, in which the protagonist ultimately fails in his/her quest to resolve the plot’s conflict; or a “bad ending” where the conclusion either fails to live to the rest of the plot, is poorly written. or is simply one massive clusterfuck of loose ends. The opportunity for this is easy to explain. Why would you do something so overdone and frankly childish? So that the jokes won’t meet a bad end! Praise and tons of fanfic writing girls will follow. Thing is that every writer, their dog, and their dog’s chew toy will have figured this shit out by then. Get people to pay attention to your title pun if you intend to make it look like you’re making the joke in irony, because the ironic fanfic writing girl isn’t particularly that much different from a normal one.
Next year on How To Be A Creative Writing Journalist: Fitting in with the otaku population of Japan and promptly gaining the scorn of their sane population.
Forgive me for beating a dead horse here. I know that it’s really late to talk about this, considering that Mass Effect 3 has announced the extended cut of it’s notorious ending for quite a while now. The way it was initially done had understandably pissed off a lot of gamers.
Needless to say, the animated adaption to the hit JRPG Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4 is a massive success. The show has undoubtedly lived up to the game, not just in action, but in originality and comedy that makes you forget about what’s wrong with the world. But putting all of that aside, I took the time to mull over what was it that made P4: The Animation so awesome, more so than the crap that filled the gap while I waited for this show.