Modern Roguelikes And The Value Of Life For the third year in a row, ACP will be presenting panels at Connecticon! Brooklyn Nine Nine, And Breaking The Mold [SPOILERS] A Link Between Worlds, And The Euthyphro Dilemma Check out the latest ACP podcast! (Episode 8)
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In A Land Of Heroes, What Room For Heroines?: A Brief Overview Of Women In Tolkien’s Legendarium

It’s no secret that Tolkien’s mythos has a dearth of women. Indeed, this feature became genre-defining for fantasy literature for over half a century since the publication of Tolkien’s works. In his two most popular works, The Hobbit and the ...

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The Sleep of Reason: Horror and False Power Systems

In putting together a recent graphic novel anthology of horror stories called The Sleep of Reason: An Anthology of Horror, C. Spike Trotman banned would-be writers and artists from submitting work about vampires, zombies, and traditional monsters. Her reasons, according to ...

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[SPOILERS] A Link Between Worlds, And The Euthyphro Dilemma

I think enough time has passed since The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds has come out such that I can talk about the plot's big reveal (besides, as last week's guest article by Ryan Martin pointed out, author intent on Zelda games ...

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Rowling’s Latest Revelation: Regret over the Ron/Hermione Ship and what it means in the Potter Series

Early this month J.K. Rowling made headlines with just the simple admittance that she wished she had done something different with her Harry Potter series, the seven gospels of adolescence in a magical world. She announced she regretted writing the ...

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ACP Podcast Episode 6: Problematic Artists

In this episode, we talk about the tough question of art versus the artist: what are our favorite artists and shows with questionable opinions or reputations? Do we have an obligation to stop watching something just because the creator is ...

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Inside Llewyn Davis and Ulysses the Cat

Inside Llewyn Davis is about a lot of things. It's about a very specific time and place in the history of folk music, namely Greenwich Village in 1961. It's about grief and moving on with your life, and being an artist ...

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On Whether Or Not There Should Be a Canon Zelda Timeline

There have usually been two solid schools of thought with regard to The Legend of Zelda Timeline: either you believed that the games did, indeed, follow some sort of timeline and that the stories of Link and Zelda were somehow ...

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“You’re Trapped in the Class System, Jeeves!”

P.G. Wodehouse (1881-1975) wrote some of the most consistently hilarious short stories and novels of the early 20th century. His most well known creation is Jeeves, the omniscient valet and sometimes-butler. A while back, the character was well known online ...

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ACP Podcast Episode 5: Sequels

In this episode, Marten, Chalkey, and Lana talk about sequels! Hear us ramble about our favorite sequels to our favorite movies, including Empire Strikes Back, Shrek 2, Catching Fire, and Hobbit 2. Additionally, at some point or another, Marten gets ...

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Anchorman 2, And The Good And Bad Of Humor

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues has received generally good reviews, with most of the criticism just being that characters are considerably older than the last film and can't live up to the first movie without becoming exaggerated imitations of themselves. I ...