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Aliens Like Me: Finding Belonging in The World Next Door

LTN writer Stephanie Campoverde explores Rose City's The World Next Door and the importance of belonging.

Love You 3000: Our Love Letters To the MCU, Part 1

On the heels of Avengers: Endgame, a few of the LTN writers reflect on what the MCU has meant to them, their loved ones, and to geek culture as a whole.

Why Do Furries Matter?

The furry fandom is far more than its sterotypes suggest with a diverse community rife with genuine love, humbling honesty, and deeply personal creativity.

Avengers: Endgame Character Recap

In light of his pre-film character studies, Mike Jorgensen takes a look at the heroes of Avengers: Endgame and where their stories leave each of them at the end of this epic cinematic cycle.

Leaning On Each Other: Shazam!

Drew Hood takes a look at DC's Shazam! and why a superhero story that focuses on family, trust and encouragement is exactly what the world needs.

I Wish I Could Talk about The Last Jedi

It's ok to love or hate The Last Jedi, but the campaign to convince those who feel differently than we do needs to stop.

Sekiro and the Fight of My Life

I am so tired. I’ve been fighting all night. My sword feels heavy and my reflexes have slowed. I run and leap around from rooftop to stairs to courtyards, pressing on towards my goal. I find myself inside a battle torn open area. There is a horseman blocking my progress. My sword clashes with spear […]

The Problem with Time Travel

Complaining about and enjoying time travel fiction like The Umbrella Academy is a staple of nerd culture, but are we missing a lesson about responsibility?

Discovering Gifts Through Loss: Remembering Brian “Big Mac” McCarthy of Indie Boards & Cards

The passing of a beloved member of the board game development community, has Chris Bowden thinking about what it looks like to use your gifts to love others.

Anime Imitates Life: Encouragement from Fairy Tail and My Hero Academia

Fairy Tail and My Hero Academia encouraged Brittany to find her purpose, pursue her dreams, and never give up.