The “Baccano” of Pulp Fiction: Omake

The “Baccano” of Pulp Fiction: Omake

This was my original first chapter for “The ‘Baccano’ of Pulp Fiction,” detailing how both Baccano! and Pulp Fiction are descendants of pulp magazines. I’m pleased with how a lot of it turned out, but I ultimately made the decision to cut it for two reasons. The first is that I’m not an expert on either pulp…

The “Baccano” of Pulp Fiction

The “Baccano” of Pulp Fiction

“Hey, Isaac?” “What’s that, Miria my dear?” “What do you suppose they call the Quarter Pounder with Cheese in Paris?” “Hmm…well, Miria, I believe they’d call it a Royale with Cheese!” “Wow! Is that because of the metric system?” “That’s exactly right, Miria! Because of the metric system!” “Baccano” is an Italian word translating roughly…

Steins;Gate and the Trolley Problem

Steins;Gate and the Trolley Problem

Note: this post contains heavy spoilers for the original Steins;Gate anime. If you had the power to change the natural course of things for the better, would you do it? What if, even if the changes were a net positive, they ended up hurting someone? This is the question posed by the Steins;Gate anime, and…

Digicast 13: Bolgmon Spelled Backwards is Nomglob (Frontier Part 1)

Digicast 13: Bolgmon Spelled Backwards is Nomglob (Frontier Part 1)

https://media.blubrry.com/daladybugproductions/p/content.blubrry.com/daladybugproductions/Digicast13.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThe Frontier train has no brakes, and apparently neither does this podcast. Tom, Buggy, Chris, and Maddy have perhaps their least unified discussion yet as they discuss the codification of Digimon archetypes, Zoe’s hat, the sexual appeal of squidgirls, and whether or not Bokomon can be given the same…

Third Seat by the Window Episode 7: Bushido is Bollocks

Third Seat by the Window Episode 7: Bushido is Bollocks

https://media.blubrry.com/daladybugproductions/p/content.blubrry.com/daladybugproductions/3S7-Bushido_is_Bollocks.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadBuggy and Chris are joined by Niente de Nada to discuss samurai, samurai fiction, and why everything you know about Bushido is a lie. 

Getting Along with Hopelessness: The Existential Joy of Girls’ Last Tour

Getting Along with Hopelessness: The Existential Joy of Girls’ Last Tour

Part 1: Zetsubou~, Zetsubou~, Zetsubou~ …So there was no hope after all. All those years, toiling away alone…. But well, now that I’ve failed…I feel so relaxed. ~Ishii, Chapter 16 Shoujo Shuumatsu Ryouko, localized as Girls’ Last Tour, is a series by Tsukumizu that focuses on Chito and Yuuri, two girls driving around a post-apocalyptic…

Digicast 12: Kari’s KFC Adventures (Tri Part 5)

Digicast 12: Kari’s KFC Adventures (Tri Part 5)

https://media.blubrry.com/daladybugproductions/p/content.blubrry.com/daladybugproductions/Digicast12.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadMost Digimon podcasts get their Tri episodes out in a timely manner. We are not most Digimon podcasts. Tom, Buggy, Chris, and Maddy growing increasingly frustrated with this episode of Tri until it goes from 0 to 60. And even then they’re still pretty frustrated with it. Also, this…

Deathnet Noteflix

Deathnet Noteflix

https://media.blubrry.com/daladybugproductions/p/content.blubrry.com/daladybugproductions/Deathnet_Noteflix.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadHaving just watched the Netflix live-action Death Note movie (while consuming apples, potato chips, and a little bit of rum), Buggy and his friend Jonathan sit down to give their impressions on the film.