Welcome to the Fictorenaissance

Hello, everybody, and welcome back… to the Fictosphere. I’m your host for this re-introduction, Lord Mýk, but we’ll be leaving this tagged as a staff post. You may have noticed our absence, first due to staff malfunctions and then due to a bizarre site malfunction which necessitated getting special clearance from our old host soContinue reading “Welcome to the Fictorenaissance”

Kongtoberfest is upon us!

Ladies and gentlemen, I have an announcement to make: 2020 blows. This is an indisputable fact. The year 2020 has been a disaster. Several, in fact. And there’s still plenty of 2020 left. I’m not telling you something you don’t already know. Something you also probably know is that when the chips are down, alcoholContinue reading “Kongtoberfest is upon us!”

Crazy Redd: Video Gaming’s Greatest Monster

Like many of you, I’ve been playing Animal Crossing so much during this pandemic that my villager (a young lady named Xen, as per usual) has changed her clothes far more often than I have and I’ve seen things progress from Lord of the Flies to something more akin to the Village, with Tom NookContinue reading “Crazy Redd: Video Gaming’s Greatest Monster”

Tremors: Chaos Effect

I initially balked at the idea of a Tremors & Jurassic Park crossover, thinking there was no real story, & just a handful of quick imagination snapshots like a Graboid attacking a T. Rex or Shrieker & Raptor packs at war with each other. But then, some thoughts occurred to me. I thought about whatContinue reading “Tremors: Chaos Effect”

COVID-19: How Fictosphere Entertainment is Responding

COVID-19 is having a definite impact on all our lives, and we’re sure you’re wondering how the folks at Fictosphere Entertainment are coping with the gnarliest pandemic since 1918 and the short answer is: we’re not! Our headquarters, which is a disused office we commandeered after the quarantine order went down, has been outfitted withContinue reading “COVID-19: How Fictosphere Entertainment is Responding”

Uncle Tom’s Cabin Grapevine Video Kickstarter Unboxing

We here at The Fictosphere like to celebrate things (at least when said celebration doesn’t require too much work from us), and one of those things is Black History Month. Though African Americans in Hollywood have never had an easy time of things, they have provided casual movie goers and bonafide filmfreaks alike with someContinue reading “Uncle Tom’s Cabin Grapevine Video Kickstarter Unboxing”

Carafe and the Rise of Perverto

In the early days of 2010, Brian Russell came to me with an idea: a comic in which we (as well as some other comic creators) could just kind of mess around! It sounded like a splendid idea, and so Carafe was born. At the time, I was still using my computer generated art soContinue reading “Carafe and the Rise of Perverto”

(Bible) Adventures in Real Life

This is another post from the Malus and Mayhem blog. A book chronicling the tale of the production of the unlicensed (shitty) NES game Bible Adventures prompted a response in me that was a bit deeper than what was probably originally intended by the author. That said, although it’s half book review and half self-reflection,Continue reading “(Bible) Adventures in Real Life”

The Myth of Hope

So, it should come as no surprise to anyone that creative types (writers, artists, musicians, etc.) tend to suffer from various different stripes and strains of mental illnesses and disabilities. While I certainly don’t mean to draw a false correlation between being creative and being “crazy,” stereotypes tend to exist for a reason and ifContinue reading “The Myth of Hope”