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Category Archive: Around the Webs

When a Failed Kickstarter Becomes a Scam

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Earlier in the week I vented some frustration about a Kickstarter campaign I’d backed which had gone south. Communication between creator and backer had broken down, the state of the project was dubious… Continue reading

The Emotional Rollercoaster of Backing a Failed Kickstarter

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Kickstarter has some had an amazing impact of the creative community. Now independent artists can go straight to the audience and ask for financial support rather than going through the traditional channels. Consumers… Continue reading

How the Media Helped Create One of the Most Toxic Groups on the Internet

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So here’s the thing. This article will make you unhappy. We’re going to talk about a truly horrid group of people and there’s a chance you haven’t heard of them. It you see… Continue reading

I Watched a ‘My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic’ Marathon – Some Thoughts

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Any mention of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic on the internet is going to conjure up one image: The Bronies. If this is your first time online (welcome, avoid the YouTube comments section),… Continue reading

Harry Knowles: Why He Was Significant and Why He’s Terrible

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One big story flooding the nerd news outlets and even the mainstream media this week regards Harry Knowles and his tendency towards grabbing at women who don’t want to be grabbed at. There… Continue reading

10 CreepyPasta Stories We Want to See on ‘Channel Zero’

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For those who don’t already know, CreepyPasta is a term given to short horror stories that get passed around the internet. As with most internet trends there’s plenty of rubbish to sift through,… Continue reading

Good Things About Bad Movies

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Few people set out to make a bad film but they inevitably happen. In fact many notably terrible movies have aspects that shine through their terribleness. Some of the most famous bad movies… Continue reading

The 10 Biggest Misconceptions Held About Movies

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The rumour mill runs twice as fast in Hollywood, and false information has a tendency to take hold and not let go. There are some straight up wrong information and ideas about movies… Continue reading

What the Marketing for ‘Suicide Squad’ and DC Movies Are Doing Wrong

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Today sees the debut of DC’s latest entry in the Superhero Movie War,┬áSuicide Squad, which promises to be a madcap, action-packed romp filled with demented and colourful characters. At least, it was promising… Continue reading

Why We Need a Female Ghostbusters

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or The Issue of Female Representation in Film I recently saw the new Ghostbusters (2016) film and I loved it. I loved seeing four different women working together for the same cause. I… Continue reading