College football has always been a farce, but it has never been more clear than in 2020.

A sport where unpaid players play for millionaire coaches for universities making hundreds of millions off of their talent. A sport where a team like Central Florida can win 25 straight games and…


The NFL world was hit with a bombshell last Thursday when there were reports that the Washington Redskins were officially asked by FedEx to change the name of their team. The shipping company is the team’s stadium sponsor — Washington has played at “FedEx Field” since 1999 — and CEO…


It has been an awful couple of months for nearly all of our planets 7 billion inhabitants. COVID-19 has torn through our world and racked up a body count of around half a million — and that is only the recorded deaths we can confirm were due to the virus…


Black Lives Matter protests have dominated the media sphere over the past few weeks. The extra-judicial killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officers sparked protests across the nation. The protests were focused on more than just Floyd, though. …


“The Silent”, one of four playable characters in Slay the Spire (MegaCrit)

“Quality over quantity” seems to be a concept lost on game developers and game reviewers alike. Games like Skyrim — with it’s 1,000 NPC’s, a million spells and weapons, a billion items to find everywhere and a trillion game breaking bugs— are instantly heralded as instant classics based on the…


Meyer and Logan (Amazon Prime)

Amazon Prime’s new streaming exclusive, Hunters, seems like a show that should really fit within the modern media landscape. A diverse cast of Nazi hunters, led by a Holocaust survivor, hunt down ex-Nazi’s leaders who were given refuge in the United States post-World War II.

It is very clear who…


Kazama Kiryu, one of two protagonists in the game

Yakuza 0 is an… interesting experience. The sixth installment of SEGA’s Yakuza series is a prequel to the five games that came before it. We learn Kazama Kiryu’s origin story, and how he went from low ranking Yakuza member to one of the most powerful figures in the Japanese underworld.


The Pokemon Company celebrated its 24th birthday on February 27th, a day dubbed “Pokemon Day”, by bringing us back a classic. Mewtwo Strikes Back: Evolution is a remake of the classic 1998 film that won over hearts across the world. A story about friendship, love and even included a bit…


The DC Universe has struggled, especially compared to their arch-rival, Marvel. Arrow and The Flash both fell off after strong starts to the series. Suicide Squad was one of the most disappointing movies in recent years and the follow up Birds of Prey flopped at the box office. Even Joker


A splicer mask rises above Rapture Metro

Andrew Ryan is in your sights. All you have to do is make your way across Fort Frolic to the Rapture metro station, hop in the bathosphere and take a ride to the hideout of Rapture’s patriarch. Things begin to go off script as you enter to fort, though. Your…

Mansur Shaheen

Freelance writer. Bylines in American Magazine, SB Nation and Mondoweiss. Culture and Sports.

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