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J.K. Rowling & the Fandoms of Toxicity

As I’ve said in the past, Harry Potter has meant a lot to me. The Potter books helped make me a better reader and writer and set me on a path to being stronger in the English language. And like many modern writers, Rowling was an inspiration and someone to aspire to being. You couldn’t go a month without a new book coming out proclaiming to be the next Harry Potter, or the author the next J.K. Rowling (and you still see it, 13 years after the release of the… Read more J.K. Rowling & the Fandoms of Toxicity

The Last of Us Part II

Warning: Major Spoilers for both games. The Last of Us was a cultural phenomenon in the realm of gaming. It wasn’t just entertainment—it was artistic and emotional storytelling wrapped up in a post-apocalyptic zombie* story with a gut-punch of an ending. Joel (Troy Baker), a broken man over the loss of his daughter 20 years prior, has become a smuggler in a post-apocalyptic Boston. But when a rebel group known as the Fireflies ask him to transport a 14-year-old girl named Ellie (Ashley Johnson) to other Fireflies outside the safety… Read more The Last of Us Part II