Philosophy, War, and Challenging Conventions: Why Zack Snyder Should Direct an ‘Animorphs’ Movie

From Dawn of the Dead to Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole to Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Zack Snyder has demonstrated his skill with both stunning visuals and deeply heartfelt moments. Animorphs beautifully blends action and emotion, as I discussed in this post. A movie adaptation wouldn't necessarily be a great … Continue reading Philosophy, War, and Challenging Conventions: Why Zack Snyder Should Direct an ‘Animorphs’ Movie

Superman and the Übermensch: Morality in the DC Extended Universe

I've talked before about how Batman v Superman counters Nietzsche's philosophy in this post. In it, I briefly mention Nietzsche's idea of the Übermensch. In a similar fashion to how it subverted the concept of the death of God, BvS subverts the concept of the übermensch. Nietzsche considered the übermensch the ideal, superior man, someone who could rise above … Continue reading Superman and the Übermensch: Morality in the DC Extended Universe

Recipes for the Student Without Enough Energy to Get Out a Chopping Board: The Egg Scramble

I like to cook. But even so, as a full time student, with classes, exams, homework, and labs, a lot of the time, I can't think of anything I want to do less than go home and make something involving any more effort than one pan, a handful of ingredients, and fifteen minutes. There is a time … Continue reading Recipes for the Student Without Enough Energy to Get Out a Chopping Board: The Egg Scramble