Yes, he is at it again, readers. Check out these intriguing videos from the Professor of Geekdom himself. There will not be a quiz later – not from him or me, at least. Life may have a curve ball or two to throw everyone’s way soon enough. In which case, you may find his points … Continue reading Words from Professor Geek
©Disney I did not intend to give any regard to the MCU following my viewing of Avengers: Endgame, readers. That film was a fine swan song, though I will be the first to admit that I think it could have been done differently and better. Following this film, there was no reason for yours truly … Continue reading A Study in Black – Thoughts on Marvel’s Black Widow and the MCU in General
The good Professor has some interesting videos up on his channel, readers. The three linked below are just a sampling of his “Heroic Inspiration” series. Excerpts from a book he is presently reworking, they are encouraging short videos that will edify as well as entertain. Don’t take my word for it, though – listen to … Continue reading Thoughts from Professor Geek
Mr. Michael Critzer, a.k.a. Professor Geek, takes on and discusses the flop that is Thundercats Roar! in the videos below. In the first installment, he makes a very disturbing observation: children today have a great deal of difficulty engaging with fiction on an emotional and intellectual level. Though this primarily appears in young people’s lack … Continue reading Professor Geek Takes on Thundercats Roar!
It is almost impossible these days to avoid discussing the presentation of heroines in modern fiction. Many common misunderstandings of this archetype populate present stories, giving aspiring writers headaches as they try to figure out what they should do with the female characters in their tales. Should their heroine be better than the man in … Continue reading A Review of the Heroine Archetype
Michael Critzer, also known as Professor Geek, returns in this excellent video on the Iconic Feminine. He uses the original She-Ra and the Netflix remake to emphasize his point. This makes the topic even more interesting if you only have a minimal knowledge of one or the other series. It’s rather obvious who needs to … Continue reading The Iconic Feminine – Are Modern Writers Shying Away from This Archetype?
Check out this excellent video from Michael Critzer, a.k.a. Professor Geek, readers: Stop Deconstructing Heroes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=koRDkbklPVQ