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The Breakers: Blade Runner

Oh yes… you knew this was coming if you’ve been watching my blog.  My all time favorite film.

So I finally dissected Blade Runner with the Hero’s Journey and had a fun time doing it.   3,680 more words



Diazeugma (di-a-zoog’-ma): The figure by which a single subject governs several verbs or verbal constructions (usually arranged in parallel fashion and expressing a similar idea); the opposite of  142 more words


Things Nobody Does in Real Life (Pt II)

When it comes to television, suspension of disbelief is important. A certain quieting of the voice in one’s head that says “that seems unrealistic” is necessary to enjoy some of the best shows. 545 more words

Book Review: A Stolen Crown (Stolen Royals, #2) by Kelsey Keating

Title: A Stolen Crown
Author: Kelsey Keating
Publisher: Swanifide Publishing
Pub Date: January 17, 2017
Format: Kindle eBook
Pages: 307
Source: NetGalley
Genre(s): YA, Fantasy, Romance… 374 more words
Book Reviews

On Fictional Tropes-Death and The Maiden

With the advent of new pieces of fiction involving Death personified, I had gotten extremely invested as a teenager in the concept of death-like personifications, and thus began a whole-hearted love of a rather unique trope known as “Death and the Maiden”, which began its life, as many tropes do, as an art motif.   1,324 more words


Zombie Apocalypse Talk

Hey guys! Here’s my latest video where I discuss my thoughts on commonly complained about apocalyptic tropes.



Dicaeologia (di-kay-o-lo’-gi-a): Admitting what’s charged against one, but excusing it by necessity.

A: Did you pee on the bed?

B: Yes, but I didn’t really… 175 more words