Analysis · Podcast

Looking at: How fantastical identities help our culture approach real ones

Following up on a previous article on the works of the McElroy brothers I’m today writing about another of their podcasts, The Adventure Zone. If you are intrigued you can find the series here, I would strongly advise listening from the beginning; maybe then this whole piece might sound a little less like garbage. To… Continue reading Looking at: How fantastical identities help our culture approach real ones

Analysis · Games · Not Film

Looking at: Monster Factory’s positive creativity

There’s a moment I love in the 31st episode of Monster Factory. Well, there’s moments I love in every episode of Monster Factory but this one is illustrative. Griffin and Justin McElroy are playing 2009 MMO Champions Online, staring at the create a character screen, they have to choose a superpower, each represented by a… Continue reading Looking at: Monster Factory’s positive creativity

Analysis · Podcast

Looking at: The McElroy Brothers’ Approach to Reference

I’ve been wanting to write about The McElroy Brothers for a long time. I’ve been following their work for maybe five, six, years now. Every time I got get to go I stopped , where to start given the enormity of their released work? A recent piece by Jaime Green for bkmag.com covers their collected… Continue reading Looking at: The McElroy Brothers’ Approach to Reference