Author Archives: jes annan

“After Just Now”

Postmodernism seems to be a theory that many people are weary of. …And I am not quite sure why. Let me begin with stating that the word modernism comes from the Latin word “modo,” which literally means “just now.” Therefore, postmodernism … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Is It Art? You choose.

I was thinking about the class discussions on the art vs. not-art, and low vs. high dichotomies, and I truly think that it is a waste of time to try to categorize everything.   That being said, I think that … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Is Sailor Moon Not a Superhero?

If you were anything like me in the late 90’s, you probably had an unhealthy obsession with the Sailor Moon anime. At the time, I thought that the Sailor Scouts were the most awesome superheroes of all time; they could … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments

The Male Gaze in Comics

Before I begin, it is necessary that I state what the “male gaze” means. The “male gaze,” a term mostly used in regards to film refers to the presupposition on the part of the filmmakers, that the audience will be … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 6 Comments