In this episode, Matias and Clarence enter and exit the end of the end, the final explosion of this epic tale. Here, our embittered, unexpected hero uses the ensemble of esoteric capes and creatures and expends every unethical and perhaps evil course of action available to her to euthanize the estranged, errant entity, even as she loses her eloquence This is it. The final Overview episode. In this they covered Arc 30 – Speck, and Arc End – Teneral. They also touched on Worm as whole, and checked in with […]
In this episode, Clarence and Matias applaud the admirable aspects of this adventure of argumentative heroes and absolutely awful apocalypses. This is the Perspectives episode for Arcs 23-26. In this episode they focused on the boys, looking into Tecton, and Chevalier as leaders, then at how Brian, Defiant, Theodore, and Taylor deal with their emotions. They also try to apply some narratology to a variety of character arcs. The Overview episode for Arcs 27 Extinction through Epilogue, Teneral will be out in two weeks, on September 4th. The End is […]
In this episode, Matias escorts Clarence as he picks down the path of practiced parahumans precariously protecting panicking unpowered people from the posses of perilous puppet impostors that plague them. In this they covered arcs 23-26 in the overview episode, summarizing the actions and reactions of this section. The Perspectives episode is in two weeks, coming out August 21st. Check out the Pale Reflections/Decomposing Worm fanart contest going on for the next two weeks! The theme is ‘monsters’. https://www.doofmedia.com/2020/07/25/pale-reflections-decomposing-worm-fan-art-contest-9-monsters/ Discuss the episode and leave your Themes and Theories for Arcs […]
In this episode, Matias leads Clarence in this tale of loyal lovable dog girls, campy clock boys, curious costumes, and melancholy memorials. This is the Perspectives episode for Arcs 18-22. In it they pondered through Rachel and Clockblocker’s themes and growth, and contemplated the various ways that clothing and costume create identity, and places perform memory. The Overview episode for Arcs 23 Drone through 26 Sting will be out in two weeks, on August 7th. We’re nearing the end of the story folks. Discuss the episode and leave your Questions […]
As apology for abruptly announcing a biweekly schedule, Clarence and Matias recorded a bonus episode looking at Worm’s action sequences.
In this episode, Matias leads Clarence on his first foray into this frightening fantasy full of fiendish factions and formidable foes.
In this episode, Matias guides Clarence as the story tiptoes around the terrible tempers of two teams of troublesome teens. Dragon’s suits get blown up, Skitter keeps getting more violent, Coil gets got, and the Travelers get unraveled.
In this Perspectives episode, the Marxists strike back with an understanding of ideology, and Derrida rears the ugly head of Deconstruction and the obnoxiously complicated past of Structuralism.
In this episode, Matias guides Clarence as he saunters into a serious slew of savage scenes with the Slaughterhouse Nine. This is the Overview episode for Arcs 9-14, so they covered the most key points and paid attention to the most textual of themes. Next week is the Perspective episode, where they’ll use critical theory to examine angles and characters from this part of the story. Discuss the episode and leave your Questions for Clarence and Themes and Theories for Arcs 15-17 here!
In the first of the experimental Perspectives episodes, Clarence and Matias apply critical theories from Foucault and Marx to the first eight arcs of Worm, and include a few other, lighter, bits.