Tag: sword and sandals

Collect’em All, Kill’em All

Ever feel kind of sick reflecting on a game you enjoy?  Flak Magazine’s James Norton does some soul-searching over Adult Swim’s almost Peckinpah flash game, Viva Caligula! “You personify the mad emperor Caligula as he goes on a neighborhood – to – neighborhood killing spree through Rome, taking […]

Frank Miller’s Hot Gates

A feeling’s been gnawing deep inside me for a while. A feeling that maybe Frank Miller’s hypermasculine antiheros and faceless, breast-thrusting women are exactly what they seem, not just sketchy parody. After reading 300, Miller’s 1998 account of the Spartans at Thermopylae, I don’t have any doubt: Miller […]