Alexander Hellene

philosophy

When Cringe Was King, or Don’t Romanticize the Nineties, Part III

The 1990s are back, baby! 16-bit videogaming! Geroge Carlin, Sam Kinnison, and other politically incorrect comedy that could never be made today! Seinfeld! CRT TVs! Cell phones the size of bricks! Nu-metal! Shopping malls! I’ll meet you at the arcade by the Hot Topic and the Orange Julius! We can pump a bunch of quarters …

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Streams

There are three branches of government: Violence Entertainment Distraction Significant overlap exists between them all, branches two and three in particular, but for my purposes I define “entertainment” as “cultural products which provide an escape from the so-called real world, oftentimes transmitting cultural values of great importance,” and “distraction” as “the government’s ability to set …

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The Final Home: The Swordbringer, Book 3

The exciting conclusion to Alexander Hellene’s sword-and-planet trilogy, The Swordbringer!