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Confessions of a Former Manic Pixie Dream Girl

My boyfriend and I watched Zach Braff’s Garden State a few nights ago, and the ending hit me hard. In the ending of Garden State… 887 more words


Trope of the Week: Kind King

The king is good, fair, strong, and completely benevolent. He is ever-trusting of his people, and he can supposedly tell a good soul just by looking at a person. 413 more words

Writing Tips

Illness in "Your Lie in April"

One thing that Your Lie in April handles remarkably compared to other anime is the concept of dealing with illness. The ill girl is hardly a rare trope in anime—in fact, I’d put it up there with “hit by a car” and “that exact same cicada noise” in terms of things likely to crop up in any randomly selected series. 1,139 more words


Guilty Pleasure Tropes

Ever watch something that you know you should hate for various reasons (that usually include being the fact that it’s stupid as all hell), but you enjoy the hell out of it anyways? 712 more words

My Thoughts

The Balayya

The Balayya is the superhero who is not a superhero. He is capable of feats that would leave even most superhero characters dumbfounded. He is the… 122 more words

Indian Films

J is for... Jadis

Jadis. Her Imperial Majesty Jadis, Queen of Narnia, Chatelaine of Cair Paravel, Empress of the Lone Islands. The White Witch. C.S. Lewis’s The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe  498 more words


Hannah G reblogged this on Things Matter and commented:

Final post of the day, for the wonderful Part Time Monster!