Gay Jokes Are Not Progressive – Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Retreats To Lazy Homophobic Comic Relief

There was a spat of controversy with Disney’s recent live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast, the internet was awash with the alleged gay moment with the character of LoFou, the flamboyant sidekick of Luke Evan’s Gaston, played by Josh Gad.

Continue reading Gay Jokes Are Not Progressive – Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Retreats To Lazy Homophobic Comic Relief

Advertisements

Stardew Valley: ‘Solorian Chronicles: The Game’ – Rank A, B, C

For those of you romancing Sebastian in Stardew Valley, you will notice that once six hearts with him, you can trigger a cut-scene, like with many of the relationship milestones in the game.

Six_Hearts

Continue reading Stardew Valley: ‘Solorian Chronicles: The Game’ – Rank A, B, C

Panzermadels: Tank Dating Simulator – Review

Dating simulators are an interesting genre, with fairly a simple design to follow they are effectively limited only by the imagination of their creator. So its not surprising to see various different dating simulators tackle the object of affection within the game in unconventional fashions, and thus the interesting results that arise because of that.

Continue reading Panzermadels: Tank Dating Simulator – Review

Tommy Wiseau’s The Room – Sequel Film?

Considered one of the worst films ever made, Tommy Wiseau’s 2003 film The Room, is to receive another cinematic revival, thanks to James Franco.

So the questions are how and why?

Continue reading Tommy Wiseau’s The Room – Sequel Film?

“A Rose By Any Other Name Would Smell As Sweet”

So, I had to do a creative adaptation a wee bit ago as part of my coursework. Since I now have the mark for it, I thought I would put the creative piece up here (no one wants an essay). Out of all the creative pieces I ended up doing for this particular act and scene, this was the most PG. I might put the more explicit versions up at some point.

As you can see, my adaptation followed Queer Theory. So if LGBT+ stuff is not your cup of tea, you probably are going to want to give this a miss.

If you click ‘Read More’ you can read the story.

Continue reading “A Rose By Any Other Name Would Smell As Sweet”

It’s The Little Things

I have never really been much of a traditional romance writer, it just happens to be a genre I struggle with as most of my characters tend to possess traits that are generally unassociated with it.

I’m pretty sure the only experience I have with romance writing is with the game Shelf Life: A Maize-Based Love Story, for which I did some of the writing alongside a group of pretty cool people.

Still, here is a little something I scribbled a while back for a contest that wanted slight twists on traditional romantic fiction.

If you click ‘Read More’ you can read the story.

Continue reading It’s The Little Things

The Echoed Lay of Narcissus

So, this is a written piece I did for The Student Wordsmith’s literary journal, The Purple Breakfast Review. It was for their 4th publication and had to be themed around ‘Echoes’, reading at exactly 1000 words in length.

 

If you click ‘Read More’ you can read the story.

Continue reading The Echoed Lay of Narcissus