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Manic Pixie Nightmare [Girl]

I’m trying to become less involved with myself.  Not to be distant, or come of despondent, or seem irritatingly melancholy.  Not to show compassion for others and selflessness and “unattachment to the physical world”.   787 more words

Other Girls

I made a manic pixie dream girl poem :)


The Minimalist Pixie Dream Girl: Who She Is And Why I Hate Her

There are many kinds of porn in this world. There is porn porn, there is food porn, there is travel porn, and then there is my least favorite genre of all, General Lifestyle Porn. 705 more words

The Trouble with Tropes

By Corrin Bond

Maria von Trapp has been added to the list. Although she preceded the identification of this archetype by about forty years, The Atlantic’s… 726 more words

The Manic Pixie Dream Girl needs to stay

One of my favorite movies ever created is a little indie film called Dreamworld. In it, the lovely Mary Kate Wiles plays Lily Blush: an insane but charming girl who goes on a road trip with a nerd named Oliver. 464 more words

500 Days Of Summer

In Defence Of "Manic Pixie Dream Girl" Characters (And How To Write Them Well)

Although this is an article about a really cool (if much-maligned) type of character and about how to write these characters in a fresh and interesting way, I’m going to have to start by talking about politics and media criticism for a while. 824 more words


True Colors

I have a friend who lives on the opposite coast from my life. He used to only live one time zone away, but then he moved to Portland & contrary to our friendly plans, I moved to Philadelphia. 359 more words