Matthew McCrary

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Pop culture writer at Monkeys Fighting Robots and Boom Howdy. Currently hosting the Toondiculous Podcast, where two grown men point out the logic flaws in children's programming. This sort of thing makes him feel like a big man, you see.

Anime of the Week: Gangsta. – Episode 8

Week of August 20th-27th Gangsta. finally comes into its own this week, with an episode fittingly moody and more noir-ish than its previous entries. Of...

Anime of the Week: God Eater – Episode 5

Week of August 12-19th It was two or three weeks ago now that God Eater had a break in its episodes, leaving many people disappointed...

Anime of the Week: Classroom Crisis – Ep. 6

After an episode last week that felt more exploitative than nuanced, Classroom Crisis is back on top with an outing focusing on Nagisa's evolving...

Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’ Impresses at the Box Office

Amidst all the news this weekend of the terrible performance of Fantastic Four--being beaten out by Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation in its second...

Anime of the Week: God Eater – Ep. 3

The more anime I watch, the less impressed I am with the animated action scene. Okay, maybe not less impressed per se, but exciting,...

Review: Mr. Robot Gets Mean

Mr. Robot's fifth episode is a return to form in many ways, though it's never as good as the series premiere. This week, our...

Anime of the Week: Snow White with the Red Hair Ep. 3

Snow White with the Red Hair has certainly come a ways from its premiere episode--and I liked that one quite a bit. The series...

Anime of the Week: Classroom Crisis – Ep. 2

For the second week in a row, Classroom Crisis gets the ultimate satisfaction of being the anime of the week through some excellent character...

Review: Mr. Robot Goes All Sopranos on Us

If Mr. Robot exists in a time where the moniker "The Golden Age of Television" still applies--I think we're past the "golden age", but...

Review: With Its Third Episode, Mr. Robot Evens Out… Kind of

I mentioned in my last review of Mr. Robot just how ridiculous the show had gotten from its premiere to the second episode. Luckily...

Anime of the Week: Classroom Crisis – Ep. 1

And so begins a new feature to ramp up our already awesome anime content here at Monkeys Fighting Robots. In Anime of the Week,...

Review: Mr. Robot’s Second Outing Revels in Cartoonishness

Being "over the top" is a part of Mr. Robot's modus operandi--the 'big bad' is a corporation that our hero calls "Evil Corp", after...