Anime Escapism, or why my depressed ass watched so many Japanese cartoons

It's been a long time since I've actually sat down and watched any anime. My anime-viewing habits are pretty fickle. I either binge watch ten series all the way through in a month, or I don't watch anything other than snippets of whatever shounen my boyfriend's watching in the living room. Maybe it was a … Continue reading Anime Escapism, or why my depressed ass watched so many Japanese cartoons

“Doing the Thing” is pretty hard to do (but you’ll get there, bud)

Have you ever watched an interview where someone asks an actor/artist/writer/creator/whatever what their advice for other aspiring whatevers is, and their response is: "Just Do the Thing!" This is not very good advice. Obviously, there were some extra steps that made that whoever whatever they are. It seems almost insulting to hear their success reduced … Continue reading “Doing the Thing” is pretty hard to do (but you’ll get there, bud)