Author Archives: Ryan Logan

Sartre and The Sandman

Jean-Paul Sartre was not only a philosopher, but also a prominent literary writer of the 20th century. Although he is well recognized for his plays, novels and short stories, today I’m going to focus on understanding his views regarding existentialism. … Continue reading

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Cosplay as Visual Fan Fiction

Because there was not enough time in last week’s lecture on fan culture to share my views, I figured I would give my own love/hate opinion on fan culture by writing about my thoughts on cosplay. For those unfamiliar, cosplay … Continue reading

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Visual Novels – Games, Comics, Books or Somewhere In Between?

Recently I’ve been playing through a few visual novels. For those unfamiliar with the medium, Dani Cavallaro puts forth a great definition in his book Anime and the Visual Novel: Narrative Structure, Design and Play at the Crossroads of Animation … Continue reading

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Dreams on a Page

I’ve never read the Sandman series until now, and so far I am absolutely loving it. The attention to detail is amazing. I feel there are so many allusions I am missing, but while reading issue 11 (The Doll House … Continue reading

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