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Sigh.

I’m just not feeling it for anime this season. I don’t think it has anything to do with Steven’s passing, but I’m finding no interest in what’s showing on Crunchy. Not sure what put me off of Izetta; probably the … Continue reading

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Steven Den Beste, In Memoriam

I can’t write like I used to, and this is a subject about which I never could. I’m bummed. I’m sad. I want to go have a cry like my best friend died. I’m reasonably sure he didn’t reciprocate — … Continue reading

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This doesn’t look good at all (Update)

Steven DenBeste has been out of contact for over a week now. Brickmuppet managed to determine his address close enough to contact the police, who reached his family. They declined police assistance and are “handling it within the family.” Follow … Continue reading

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And Now We Know

Ever since the plot synopsis of Magical Girl Raising Project became known, everyone has asked the question: “light farce, or Madoka dark?” The first scene of the first episode: Yeah, I guess that’s a clue. But it gets weirder. Not … Continue reading

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Things We Needed To Know

How to wear a samurai sword. Spotted over at Instapundit.

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Summer 2016

I was going to add some pictures, but after three weeks, I think it’s fair to say “I’m lazy.” So here you go. Despite the wailing and gnashing of teeth, it’s not the worst season ever. Maybe. Come to think … Continue reading

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HxH Again

Well, I read through the end of the 7th LN. The whipsawing between pathos on one hand, and pandering sex on the other… continued unabated. Things on the prurient side: 1. Multiple threesomes. 2. Yuri – lots. 3. At least … Continue reading

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