The Culture of Victimhood: Empowerment Through Weakness

LaughingMan, CineMax, and Katie begin their latest conversation by addressing a rather disconcerting fact: A year after the inception of #GamerGate, the mainstream media is still willing to resort to petty mudslinging tactics in order to…

Wage-Fixing in the Animation Industry: Trouble in (Cartoon) Paradise

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Proof has been presented to a judge that Disney, Pixar, Dreamworks, Blue Sky Studios, Sony Pictures Animation, Lucasfilm, and others regularly meet together and conspire together to fix the wages of their animators.

The Superhero Movie Bubble is Bursting

With the recent luke-warm release of Marvel’s “Ant-Man” and the poor reception of 20th Century Fox’s “Fantastic Four” reboot, CineMax and LaughingMan openly question whether or not the comic book movie bubble is (finally) bursting. Not…

Fit-Shaming in Video Games: A Race to the Bottom…

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Source(s): http://www.cinemablend.com/games/See-How-Female-Video-Game-Characters-Look-Average-Women-73637.html Recently Bulimia.com — a site developed to help fight the unhealthy eating disorder of its own namesake — has publicized a marketing campaign geared specifically towards young girls that depicts popular female video game…

Silent Hills (P.T.) Cancelled by Konami: Digital Art Preservation

In case you haven’t heard, Silent Hills has officially been cancelled by Konami. And while that in itself is a bloody shame, the once legendary game developer seems to be hellbent on extirpating any trace of Hideo…

Impressions and Critiques: 2015 Nintendo E3 Digital Event

Impressions and Critiques: 2015 Nintendo E3 Digital Event

After watching 2015 E3 Nintendo Digital Event, CineMax and LaughingMan take a cynical stance on Nintendo’s latest P.R. blunders. First thing’s first: the fucking puppets.

The Legacy of Silent Hill: The Past, the Present, and the Future

The Fuboo and Katie B talk about the history of one of survival horror’s biggest titles: the Silent Hill series, and discuss why Kojima’s P.T. (or “Silent Hills”) game seemed promising.

Hatred “Banned” on Twitch.tv: Video Game Puritanism

In a very short amount of time, Twitch.tv has risen to become one of the most go-to streaming services for video game Let’s Players on the Internet. However, the release of the controversial misanthropic, killing-spree indie…

Nintendo Creators Program: Copyright vs Fair-Use Law

Is Nintendo simply legally enforcing their copyrights via the Nintendo Creators Program, and how will Nintendo’s stricter copyright policies effect creativity on YouTube and the Internet? Given our long history of discontent with Nintendo and Let’s Players alike, where do we stand?

Game of Thrones Season 5 Leak: Piracy and the Digital Media Paradigm

In the wake of the first four episodes of Game of Thrones Season 5 being leaked online, we discuss piracy and how the internet changed viewing habits.