The Gap Moe Anime Trope, Explained

Some anime characters have a hidden side that contrasts with their outward appearance or behavior, known as “gap moe,” and it’s very compelling. The world of anime is renowned for its many conventions, tropes and archetypes. One of the most common types is the “gap moe,” a broad term describing […]

‘Monsterland’ Episode 2 ‘Eugene, Oregon’ Explained

Spoiler warning: the following story discusses the entire episode, including the ending, of “Eugene, Oregon” from Hulu’s Monsterland. The second episode of Hulu’s horror anthology series, Monsterland, explores the dangers of internet conspiracy groups and radicalization. Titled “Eugene, Oregon,” the episode follows a teenage boy, Nick, who cares for his […]