Season Four Analysis: The Dichotomy of Steven Universe, Character and Show

Season four of Steven Universe was not welcomed with universal acclaim during its initial run. While both the Bombs and select episodes like “Mindful Education” were lauded right out of the gate, anyone who peruses the show’s subreddit would’ve seen criticism lobbed against the season for the abundance of Beach City residents episodes and the lack of any Homeworld threat to propel the narrative arc forward for longer than a five episode stretch. And while I do agree that the disparity in quality between the human and gem episodes was an issue, in hindsight the brilliance of that structure has shown itself. Continue reading “Season Four Analysis: The Dichotomy of Steven Universe, Character and Show”

Fave Five New Media From August 2017

In terms of pure media enjoyment, August 2017 is probably the best I’ve had in any of my twenty-three August’s. Whether it be music, , wrestling, video games, anime, manga, or youtube, this month had me covered with some now all-time greats. And I just need to celebrate that. Continue reading “Fave Five New Media From August 2017”