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So Many Misnomers

Welcome to another dot game optional sidequest! This sidequest relates to the main quest of The Videogame Misnomer, Part 1 Today we’re going to explore how the names of every major artform you’ve ever heard of are all somehow lacking! To begin:

The most blatant example is undoubtedly comics. The actual definition of comics has been difficult to pin down, though perhaps 70% of the work was done by Scott McCloud in his seminal Understanding Comics; nevertheless, almost everyone who ever lived is agreed that they don’t really have to be comic, i.e.… Read the rest

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Goodwill in ’60s Epic Genre Cinema

Welcome to dot Game’s first Optional Sidequest – extra information about the topic that might not be of interest to all of my readers. The side quest relates to the main quest of Goodwill

Contrast two films with notoriously slow pacing: Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey and Sergio Leone’s The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. Both are likely masterpieces of late-’60s cinema.… Read the rest

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