Michelle Barnes


If leisure is the mother of philosophy then I consider literature, film, and games as providers of lessons as worthy as Sokrates'.


Canon Novels Every Star Wars Fan Will Enjoy

If you’re like me and were disappointed with The Rise of Skywalker and the sequel trilogy in general, I have good news for you. The Star Wars universe is ever-expanding with the new season of The Clon...

How Fictional Languages Work in Video Games

From Star Wars to Game of Thrones, fictional languages have evolved to a higher standard, with their own grammar rules, pronunciation, and logic. It has become popular to consult language experts in o...

4 Parasite-Like Movies You Haven’t Seen

With the recent history-making Oscar win of Korean film Parasite, many have opened discussions about the place such movies have in the broader film industry. It seems foreign films, as well as horror/...

Paralives: The Upcoming Indie Rival to The Sims

The Sims burst onto the gaming scene in early 2000. It brought with it a surprising amount of success, and arguably gave rise to the simulation genre. Though limited in graphics and story, for its tim...