Monthly Archives: November 2016

Gunlord’s Dissertation Saga, Episode 23 (Season 2): A brief respite…VERY quickly ended!

Pretty good times recently. I got sick for a couple days from last Friday to this Thursday, but now I’m feeling better, and on Thursday  I had a nice thanksgiving dinner with my family. I’m definitely thankful for the nice relaxation I got done, which consists of… WATCHAN: Not much this week either, my family […]

Gunlord’s Dissertation Saga, Episode 22 (Season 2): Review and Ideas

Productive week, my friends! Here’s what I’ve been doing: What I spent a bit of time on: WATCHAN:No Jojo this week. Instead, I checked out the Japanese dub of Cromartie High School! It’s one of the most well-known comedy anime, about a bizarre high school for delinquents where the protagonist is the only sane guy. […]

Gunlord’s Dissertation Saga, Episode 21 (Season 2): The beginning of progress

Hoo boy, what a week. I gotta be honest, I didn’t get as much done on my dissertation as I hoped…BUT I did receive a major kick in the ass to get me in gear, so from Wednesday to today I got some good work done, and I think I’m poised to get a lot […]

Hisou Kihei X-SERD Guide

Hey guys! Here’s something I’ve been working on recently: A guide to the recently translated X-SERD game! I put it up on GameFAQs, but I also backed it up here, so here you go: Hisou Kaihei X-SERD Walkthrough, v.1.00 November 5, 2016 By Gunlord Copyright: Gunlord, 2016 through 2017 ~Table of Contents~ [000]: Author […]

How to Write for Black Library

Originally posted on Robbie MacNiven:
If there’s one question I get asked more than any other, it’s “how do you become a Black Library author.” That’s totally understandable, given that at the time of writing I’m one of Black Library’s newest recruits, and until I was chosen I’d been trying via the selection process for a…

Gunlord’s Dissertation Saga, Episode 20 (Season 2): Nothing doing!

Damn, sorry, my friends. I got barely any work done on my dissertation this week! I did go to the library and pick up a couple of other books, but not much else besides that. I didn’t waste it away on absolutely nothing, as I did a lot of what I consider good writing. I […]

New Right, Far Right, Alt-Right? Donald Trump and the Historiography of Conservatism

Originally posted on Tropics of Meta:
I recently had a conversation with a colleague about the most frequent cause of my current existential dread election and I half-jokingly remarked that Donald Trump’s outlandish candidacy almost made me miss George W. Bush. She laughed and said that Bush had made her feel the same way about…