As a wrap up to these series of posts I’ve made about Starship Operators, I figured I’d answer my own question that I posed earlier. What is the relationship between the media and war? And if anyone disagrees with me at the end of this feel free to post a comment. And fair warning the […]
Read More Starship Operators finale – On the Media and War
Sometimes there are just shows that pass beneath my radar, or rather I get so caught up in the other stuff that I’m collecting that they get put on the backburner. Starship Operators is one of those shows. The story follows the 73rd class of cadets from the planet Kibi’s military academy. After finishing a […]
Read More Bargain Bin Reviews – Starship Operators (TV)
So the two people who have replied to my poll, said they wanted more intellectual discussion. Mostly I kind of threw that in there as a joke, but always the servant to my readers I’m going to try to accomodate them. So what I’m going to do is present some info, and I want to […]
Read More Open the Floor – The Media and War
Right on the heels of reading about the Comcast/Odex snafu, I came across this interview with Arthur Smith, the president of G.D.H Int’l on activeanime.com. Part of me wants to agree with him. I mean, he’s right. People who download fansubs and don’t buy the DVDs hurt the market. As HardCheese pointed out in a […]
Read More Head Hurting Time – More on Fansubs and the Industry
Wow, I don’t post for a week and now I’m going to do my third post. Although my last couple were under the influence of a lack of sleep and caffiene. Oh who am I kidding, this one is too. So, I recently exchanged a couple of emails with animesophist and he mentioned Fooly Cooly […]
Read More Why not FLCL?
Recently, I came across two articles on Anime News Network. Both of which made my head hurt for completely different reasons. The first was part of the Hey Answerman! column: “.. Arent fansubs protected by the first amendment?… “ All I have to say is “What the?”Okay, so that isn’t all I have to say. […]
Read More Fansubs, Piracy, ISPs – Why won’t the pain stop?
So I’m halfway through watching Starship Operators, and I’ll have a review for it up pretty soon, but as I was watching it, it raised an interesting point for me. If anyone doesn’t know the idea behind Starship Operators is that there’s a starship that’s being funded by a news organization to participate in a […]
Read More On The Media
Synopsis : Saya is a fairly normal high school girl except that she can’t remember the last year of her life. Meanwhile, a serial killer has been going around draining the blood of various victims. When Saya has a run-in with this monster, her entire life gets turned upside down and she finds out that […]
Read More Initial Impressions : Blood + ep. 1-5
“The words themselves aren’t bad. Who you have to worry about is the racist a**hole using them” George Carlin, on racial slurs. . So I’m confused. What exactely is moe? According to The Anime News Network’s lexicon, Moe is “a Japanese term used in connection with manga or anime to describe the ideal of youthful […]
Read More Who’s afraid of Little Red Riding Hood?
So to my one reader out there, I just wanted to say hello. Oh wait, I’m just talking into the darkness. Well find then, I’ll just keep talking then. Anyways, I’ve actually got some interesting segments coming up. I’m thinking about making the Op/Ed thing a permanent feature. Just because I’d like to share my […]
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