Author: Jake

  • The Last of Us Part II: A Review

    The Last of Us first came out in 2013 for the PlayStation 3. To me at the time, it was one of those rare videogames with an actual story to tell. It transcended the pulpy irreverence that is typical with the platform and instead, gave its characters and their narrative some weight. I was most…

  • The Persistence of Taste

    Mildred. Anyone that knew her knew not to call her that. She went by Milly to anyone that was on the up and up. She was prophetic about her antiquated name even at an early age. “I always hated my name.” she told us matter-of-factly. More than once. Of course, I call her Gram.