Author: Vincent

I write about media, education, and parenting on my blog, Cranialgunk.net.

The Unrequited Android

CAUTION SPOILERS! Kara at Zlatko’s, Connor in the police archives, and Markus in Jericho. All of my androids are dead. They never got to the camps or did they pacify the police with a song. This past July, Sony Playstation…

My Secret Mol

What I liked most about Hye-young Pyun’s City of Ash and Red were her observations on the language barrier between her protagonist and his citizens of Country C. Her nameless protagonist has come to Country C for work. He only…

Poems to sing to Wonderwall

After her story,“Stargazing,” I read all of ND Chan’s poetry to the tune of Oasis’ “Wonderwall.” “Stargazing” is my favorite story in her collection of flash fiction and poetry, Saved as Draft: Stories of Self-Discovery Through Letters & Notes. Set…

The Witcher 3 Sad But Not Bad Ending

SPOILERS! SPOILERS! I’m writing about the ending of the main story in CD Projeckt Red’s The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt. If knowing how a story ends hampers you’re enjoyment of it, DO NOT READ ANY FURTHER! Bookmark this post…

Warhol in Three D

The Whitney’s Warhol exhibit gave me a new perspective on his work.  Up until “Andy Warhol— From A to B and Back Again,” I had only considered his art in two-dimensions – in books, in magazines, and on stark white…