Call For Comments: Inertia and Media Addiction | Vox Populorum
From Mav: There's something I've noticed about fans of the TV show The Walking Dead. They hate it. Seriously... most people I know who watch the show pretty much acknowledge that they're not really enjoying it anymore, they're just watching it because... they do. They have been watching it and they continue to. I'm not a fan of the show, I never started watching it. But I get it. I'm the guy who bought every single issue of the comic Nomad, long after I knew it had started to suck. There's something about becoming invested in a show, or a comic book, or a band. It sort of becomes a thing where you feel like it's almost your job to keep up with it. Why is that? Is it just the collection aspect? You have some of it, and you want to have it all for completionist sake? Is it a hope that the thing that you think is now bad will return to being good again and you don't want to be lost in the narrative when it does? Is it just devotion to the glory days... remembering when you