A war story on the downs — review of Watership Down, part 1

After having seen Netflix's Watership Down miniseries, I've recorded some thoughts on it, and the book it was based on, which is a beloved longtime favorite of mine. Part 1: "A war story on the downs" - The nature of the story in general - An overview of the three main characters from the book … Continue reading A war story on the downs — review of Watership Down, part 1

Apparently only dudes in Westworld are complex enough to have darkness

I've been watching Westworld on HBO, and I intend to watch it through to the end, but I'm not very satisfied with it. I mean, besides the fact that I've always had a huge mental block against sympathizing with robots as characters, as I still basically think they're always going to just be things, it's … Continue reading Apparently only dudes in Westworld are complex enough to have darkness

How Bojack Horseman is revolutionizing the Unlikeable Tortured Protagonist

You may have heard me talk of a weird little Netflix show about anthropomorphic animals that’s been getting a bit of press lately by the name of “Bojack Horseman.” More than once I’ve heard people express bewilderment at the appeal of an odd little work like this cartoon, and I confess I was there myself … Continue reading How Bojack Horseman is revolutionizing the Unlikeable Tortured Protagonist