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The Wages of Sin in WandaVision

As two competing realities begin to confront one another, we begin to unpack the consequences of the sins of Wanda and others.

Peaceful Video Games: 5 Titles That Will Boost Your Mood

Could video games really help calm your spirit and boost your mood in 2021?

The Weight of Lies in WandaVision Episode 6

WandaVision Episode 6 demonstrates the exhaustion and pain that come from continually perpetuating lies.

What is Twitch?

Love Thy Nerd has a large presence on Twitch, but what is it? LTN Twitch moderator Rachel Knight is here to provide a primer on the platform.

Finding Faith in Wildemount: Visions of Faith in Critical Role’s Mighty Nein

The Mighty Nein contains profoundly religious characters, each with their own complex relationship with faith.

Compassion and Control in WandaVision Episode 5

As we reckon with the implications of what Wanda has done to the people of Westview, we must consider whether Wanda is worthy of our compassion.

How to Lose Friends and Manipulate People in WandaVision Episode 4

We all put up walls but WandaVision episode 4 reminds us that we need friends who will love us enough to help us face reality.

Trust Issues in WandaVision Episode 3

This article is a reflection on the third episode of WandaVision, “Now in Color,” spoilers up to that episode abound. You have been warned! Instantly met with a technicolored intro reminiscent of The Brady Bunch, viewers find Wanda and Vision inhabiting the 70’s. Picking up right where they left off, Wanda and Vision are reeling […]

How D&D is a Unique Storytelling Medium—And Why It Matters

In this second part of our series on D&D, Jaclyn Parrish examines how D&D stands out as a completely unique storytelling medium.

The Cost of Conformity in WandaVision in Episode 2

Everyone wants to be liked. But Wanda and Vision risk their identity in order to be liked by people, without ever stopping to ask, "do we want to be liked by these people?"