Nuggets of Wisdom: Gods and Monsters
Welcome to the weekend, Fanbros. Made sure you schedule time for some Nuggets of Wisdom.
“8 Terrible Games That People Inexplicably Have Nostalgia For” by James Whitbrook
Nostalgia is a strange thing. When the Swiss first coined the term, it was called a sickness. We know better now, but it is undeniable when nostalgia is involved perspective and rational tend to get warped. Mr. Whitbrook’s list will surely invoke feelings of nostalgia and debate. Shadows of the Empire, has issues; however, like many, I played the hell out of it when it first released. The first and Last levels -legit awesome! Everything in between is clunky and frustrating at times.
“Us vs. Them: The Story of Kevin Owens’s Stunning Rise to WWE Stardom” By The Masked Man David Shoemaker Grantland
It’s post Wrestlemania, meaning wrestling has been up and down. However, Kevin Steen – now Kevin Owens has been the best thing since his WWE NXT debut back in December. The funny thing about Heels in the modern WWE, they are the only ones speaking the the truth. They may be jerks but Heels will tell you they are jerks and then explain the reasons why they are jerks. Shoemaker touches on a similar point, going in depth on how Kevin Owens realness connects with this current generation of fans.
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Speaking of nostalgia, this week Bruce Timm returned from vacation with his Justice League Gods & Monsters Chronicles. The mini series serves has a prelude for the upcoming Justice League Gods & Monsters film. The shorts introduce us to the cast, Bruce’s radically different Trinity. You can be sure either Ty or myself will have more to say about this later. For now, watch and be surprised.