Why So Much Backlash? Ready Player One is Basically Twilight for Nerds

In 2005, as many of you will recall, one writer’s wildly popular story created a gigantic cultural rift, even while many readers strongly identified with its teenaged protagonist. Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight had appeared on bookshelves everywhere and quickly gained mainstream attention for its depictions of fraught romantic relationships, and especially for turning horror icons like … Continue reading Why So Much Backlash? Ready Player One is Basically Twilight for Nerds