Low-Effort Blogging: Marvel / DC Comic Con Videos

Had a pretty full day and didn't get around to writing a post, so more low-effort blogging. This time I'm outsourcing to YouTuber It'sJustSomeRandomGuy (whom I've mentioned before) and reaching back to the dawn of the second comic book film renaissance. Today, I'm sharing some of my favorite videos of his on the subject of...well, … Continue reading Low-Effort Blogging: Marvel / DC Comic Con Videos

The Wolf and the Raven

Interesting little video on the relationship between wolves and ravens, which scientists apparently still don't really understand. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hAtq1j9yz7w&ab_channel=ProjectDarkWolf Classic animal motifs and pairings can be a powerful storytelling tool, if you know how to use them right. Wolves and ravens, for instance, match the archetypes of the strong, straightforward warrior or hunter and the quick-witted, … Continue reading The Wolf and the Raven

Villain Knights and Going Medieval

I found this video on the subject of 'villain knights': Spanish peasants who were elevated to a lower knighthood during the Reconquista, essentially functioning as light cavalry on the frontier during the long reconquest of Spain. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ue7cqIOW48Q I recommend watching the video, but the short version is that while the Spanish conquered new territories from … Continue reading Villain Knights and Going Medieval