Monthly Archives: March 2016

Male Otaku Paraphilia

Originally posted on therefore it is:
Management: Another anthropological research paper I’m working on investigating male otaku paraphiliacs, the otaku subculture, and the larger Japanese society. I managed another pretty decent grade on this paper, but my anthropology professor is, again, ultimately just one (albeit highly knowledgeable) person who’s critiqued my work. I’d welcome more if you…

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A Brush with the Law

Not a long entry for you today, friends, or even a “Relaxation Saga” entry, though I’ll probably do one of those next week. Instead, I’d just like to describe an amusing incident I already told some friends of mine on Facebook about, along with some lessons learned from it. Long story short, I got pulled […]

Gunlord’s Dissertation Saga, Season 1, Episode 16: The Behind-the-scenes/making-of documentary!

Welcome back, brothers and sisters! Today I’ll start on something of a new format for my Friday entries, reflecting my (kind of) newfound freedom. At some other forums I’ve seen (mainly 4chan’s /v/, admittedly…) people make lists of what they’re watching, playing, listening to, etc. on a Friday night, replacing the “ing” with “an” (for […]

Gunlord’s Dissertation Saga, Episode 15 (Season 1 Finale): At last, victory!

Post theme: The weather’s gotten lovely where I am. While this year’s winter was pretty mild overall, there was still plenty of snow, ice, and darkness to go around. Over the last few days, however, the snow has melted, the grass has turned green, there’s a wonderful warm breeze in the air, and in general, […]

Gunlord’s Dissertation Saga, Episode 14 :The Countdown…Continues?!

I promised you a longer entry last week, brothers and sisters, and I’ll try to keep that promise. I don’t have any really bad news for you today, and depending on how you look at it, not even disappointing news either. But I am feeling pretty uncertain… Here’s the lowdown. I sent my profs an […]