CULTURE CLASH

My thoughts on divisive cultural issues.

Stop Waiting For ‘NEW EXCITING THING’

As the 2020’s continue trudging along, people continue to gripe about the degradation of media. They see MARVEL films they once clamored for now lacking in appeal. They see pop music becoming more rote and streamlined, the years of the innovative and fresh ideas of Michael Jackson long since faded. Video games becoming less fun…

Adventure Games Getting The Short-End of the Stick

Get in a time machine and take a trip back to the mid-to-early 80’s, and the early-to-mid 90’s, and you’ll find a lot of things that are different from today. From kids wearing jorts thinking they were actually cool, to skateboarding being the new flagship sport of the era, to surprise hit movies like ‘The…

There is no “High Art”, Only Art

For the last few centuries there have been urges, movements if you will, to push for the collection and saving of “high art”. From the collections of the “Western Canon”, to the “National Film Registry” that the United States Federal Government has created in the hopes of creating a cultural-heritage archive of film; people desperately…

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