Jam Pascual

April 3, 2020

Turning to video calls and Omegle in a time of isolation

Our low-quality webcams have been preparing us for this moment.
February 28, 2020

How Kate Beaton’s webcomics helped shape internet humor as we know it

Aw. Yiss. Bread. Crumbs.
November 29, 2019

‘Call Me Maybe’ was a better modern novelty song than we gave it credit for

Carly Rae Jepsen's first hit deserves its own sword — and redemption arc.
November 18, 2019

Reflections on the My Chemical Romance reunion

An emo memoir
October 11, 2019

How Yahoo! Messenger became a hotbed for modern online communication

The emoticons of the discontinued chat service were in a semiotic league of their own.
September 20, 2019

‘Pon and Zi’ taught us more about love than we once thought

The webcomic from the internet's early days brings us back to the time of DeviantArt, the emo movement, and carefree adolesence.
July 9, 2019

What we know so far about Netflix’s ‘Trese’ and what we’re hoping will happen

Jay Oliva — a.k.a. the guy behind some of the best DC animated films — is set to direct the series adaptation.
July 6, 2019

Why ‘Fullmetal Alchemist’ is still required viewing, over 10 years later

There’s a whole generation of people that hasn’t seen the iconic anime, and that needs to be changed, like, right now.
June 15, 2019

K-Pop and social issues aren’t mutually exclusive

‘K-pop stans should care about more important issues’ isn’t a wrong opinion, but it’s a corny, unfair one