Detective Pikachu, Devil May Cry 5, and Good Nostalgia

Detective Pikachu, Devil May Cry 5, and Good Nostalgia

Adulthood creeps up on all of us. Contrary to modern Western cultural and legal tradition, we don't come of age simply by waking up on our 18th birthday or consuming our supposedly first alcoholic beverage when we turn 21. Unpredictable external factors like maturity, responsibility, and bodily change contribute to being an actual grown up more than the number on our driver's license. These circumstances eventually build into an absolute gut-punch of a moment where we realize the sands of time only fall in one direction and admit in abject terror: "Dear god, I'm getting old."

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