Persona 5

When I played Persona 3 in the summer of 2013, I felt like I had experienced something altogether unique in the RPG genre. The game was both familiar and fresh. Its gameplay elements and narrative expression had me fully engaged for nearly 140 hours. I played Persona 4 the following summer, only to discover a game that was just [...]

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The Scarlet Letter, Harvey Weinstein, and the #MeToo Movement

I recognize that this post comes out of nowhere for my regular readers. Let me assure you that my continued search for meaning in video games has not come to an end. But Medium Quality in its many forms has never been about just one thing. Rather, I have always thought of it as an [...]

Society is Crumbling and College isn’t the Answer [Not Clickbait!?!]

It is totally clickbait... which would explain YouTube demonetized this video so quickly. I teach high school english, and many of my students are transactional learners. They are anxious and fearful because they need to get good grades in order to get scholarships and go to good schools. But that focus on getting good grades [...]