Pokemon Quest, a video game review

A video game review written by: Lee Sonogan (2018) Nintendo Switch/Action, adventure What is Pokemon Quest? It is a free to play action-adventure game developed by the same people who make Pokemon, Gamefreak. Pokemon Quest has its own blocky, voxel-style design that has been compared to Minecraft. Pokemon released in this game are from the…

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Creative Writing For Dummies, a book review

A book review written by: Lee Sonogan (2009) Education, Creative writing tips “Learn from one of the best editors and teachers in the business. She pushed my writing to award-winning status.” – Dreda Say Mitchell, Author of Running Hot. One book I have read about creative writing. Buying this book ages ago, its methods and…

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The Choice Is Ours, a Documentary Review

A documentary review written by: Lee Sonogan (2016) Documentary “There is no such thing as a utopia.” – Jacque Fresco Do you remember The Venus Project? I certainly do. The four-part documentary shows a positive vision of the world if we apply science & technology for the benefit of all people and the environment. The Venus…

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Wilfred (US), a TV show review

A tv show review written by: Lee Sonogan (2011-2014) Comedy, Drama, Mystery Wilfred: All your questions will be answered, Ryan. Eventually. But the big answers are like those missing kids on the milk cartons. They don’t want to be found. They’ll turn up when they’re ready. Being a black comedy the story is of a…

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Batman Ninja, a movie review

An animated movie review written by: Lee Sonogan (2018) Animation, action This movie is about Batman, along with a number of his allies and adversaries, who find themselves transplanted from modern Gotham City to feudal Japan. Development on Batman Ninja began in 2014. In its American release, writers Leo Chu and Eric Garcia have admitted to rewriting…

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Paper Mario, a video game review

A video game review written by: Lee Sonogan Nintendo 64 (2000) RPG Kooper: [when Mario is accused of murder] Are you crazy? Do you really think Mario would do something like that? The second Mario role-playing video game and the first installment of the Paper Mario series. Released on the Nintendo 64 it has its…

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Bowling for Columbine, a documentary review

A documentary review written by: Lee Sonogan (2002) Documentary Michael Moore: If you were to talk directly to the kids at Columbine or the people in that community, what would you say to them if they were here right now? Marilyn Manson: I wouldn’t say a single word to them. I would listen to what…

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The Sickness, an album review

An album review written by: Lee Sonogan Disturbed (2000) 47:18/Nu Metal “Get up, come on get down with the sickness [3x] Open up your hate, and let it flow into me.” – Down with the Sickness, The Sickness, Disturbed The debut album by American heavy metal band Disturbed. At a time when I was younger I guess…

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Glaring Through Oblivion, a book review

A book review written by: Lee Sonogan (2011) Poetry “I, myself, have vowed to never ever again hold my tongue” – Serj Tankian This book is a poem book created by Serj Tankian, Armenian-American lead singer of the band System of a Down. A second book of poetry after Cool Gardens made in 2002. Some of…

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6 Days to Air: The Making of South Park, a documentary review

A documentary review written by: Lee Sonogan (2011 ) 42mins/Television, documentary “There are almost as many laughs in [the documentary] as there are in an actual episode of South Park.” – Neil Genzlinger of The New York Times A look at the making of a South Park episode, HUMANCENTiPAD. The American adult animated television series is different…

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