Category: Nostalgia

Flint for the imagination

Flint for the imagination

Growing up, a word that came up quite often around me was “imagination”. I was always conjuring up my own little universes, inspired by the staples of the time: Godzilla, Dracula, Frankenstein’s Monster, Creature from the Black Lagoon, Spider-man, the Super-Friends, and so on. If my creativity was the wood, and these inspirations the fuel,…

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Godzilla Is My CoPilot: How my favorite pop culture influenced me as a child

Godzilla Is My CoPilot: How my favorite pop culture influenced me as a child

When I was a child, My most vivid memories revolve around two characters: Godzilla and Spider-Man. I identified with both of these icons for very different reasons. Spider-Man, although powerful, was a tangible, real person that had real problems. Godzilla, on the other hand, was so powerful that no amount J. Jonah Jameson’s ridicule would…

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