Fantasy games and literature: The woke crusade against the genre continues

A recent article in Harper’s Bazaar concludes that fantasy has become a “stronghold for white supremacy,” starting with the work of J.R.R Tolkien, which can be reduced to “the story of white men reclaiming their world.”  This is a radical retelling of an incredibly complex genre, requiring the erasure of seminal fantasy authors such as… Continue reading Fantasy games and literature: The woke crusade against the genre continues

The Rings of Power: The good, the bad, and the Spielberg

Beyond the accusations of woke casting or challenges modernizing Christian morality, the problem has always been that no one alive can write on the level required to realize Tolkien’s vision.  Tolkien was a master of his craft and a singular genius, one of the greatest writers who ever lived and widely considered the greatest of… Continue reading The Rings of Power: The good, the bad, and the Spielberg

The Wheel of Time turns into a big-budget TV adaptation, but will the original author finally get the credit he deserves?

Robert Jordan created the most complex, detailed, and intricate fantasy world in the history of literature, but few people outside the genre know his name.  As Amazon’s The Wheel of Time prompts comparisons to Game of Thrones, it’s worth considering the extent of Robert Jordan’s genius and whether audiences have the patience to see it… Continue reading The Wheel of Time turns into a big-budget TV adaptation, but will the original author finally get the credit he deserves?