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American Cinema: Journeys into the Underworld

demonstrates how the influence of Greek mythological conventions on American filmmakers appears strongest during times of heightened political stress. – Paul Salmond, The Conversation. More:


Best Westerns

The trailer for the second season of HBO’s Westworld has dropped and it made us think about Westerns. As a genre, the Western is timeless, even if its popularity has decreased since the 1950’s and 60’s. 3,001 more words

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John Ford's 'The Searchers' - A Brief Study on the Western

‘The westerner is self-contained, knows his worth, and needs only to be able to live by his code. In this respect he represents a type of hero, of individualism, not realisable in twentieth-century society’ (Cook and Bernink, 1999: 149) 585 more words

Truth is Stranger Than Fiction by Ripley Proserpina

For some of the books I’ve written, the main character is the impetus for writing. I’ll think—what if someone was walking by an alleyway and found a baby? 400 more words


Life Stinks, Then You Die

I love Westerns. The best ones (Naked Spur, The Searchers, Ride the High Country, Shane, etc.) tell gritty tales of struggle and hardship, of man at war with nature, evil and himself. 109 more words

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Summer Isn't Over Yet... by Ripley Proserpina

Finding Honor, my reverse harem new adult romance, made it to the bracketed tournament of the 2017 Book Boyfriend Battle! Thank you everyone who voted!  166 more words


Bonjour! By Ripley Proserpina

In two weeks, the third full length book in my reverse harem, new adult romance series, The Searchers, releases. Finding Truth, has been one of my favorite books in the series so far, mostly because this character, Matisse Boudreau, is so surprising. 511 more words

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