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TV Review: Stranger Things

I’ve just finished watching the surprise hit series of Stranger Things and it was great. There’s been a lot of talk about why it’s good (Oh look it’s set in the 80s! 856 more words

Writing

The Wheel of Archetypes: The Man Who Ran Out Of Fucks

After considerable delays due to post-RenFaire fatigue (more on that later) and another article I wrote as a sort of lexical fighting retreat, we come round once more to the Wheel of Archetypes. 1,080 more words

Writing

Girls Murdering People by Having Sex

… what.

 has to preface this with a couple of things so let’s start with the awesome: Stranger Things on Netflix is amazing and you should watch it if you haven’t already. 2,070 more words

Movies

Anime: love it and hate it

Warning, folks. This is a long one.

There are some things that really exhaust me when it comes to anime.

I’ve been watching anime off and on for pretty much as long as I can remember. 908 more words

General

I've noticed something...

I was thinking about this the other day and when it cropped up again in the latest book I’m reading, I couldn’t not mention it. 271 more words

Books

10 Overused Book Tropes That Need to Go Away

Through my reading journey, I have encountered so many tropes that are used repeatedly. Cliches. I can’t deny that sometimes they’re good. Obviously, cliches become cliches for a reason. 1,099 more words

Book Blogger

Tropes: Death in YA Lit and The Case of Divergent

Spoiler alert: Major for the Divergent series (but Allegiant in particular) and The Fault in Our Stars, Mockingjay, 1984, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows… 1,483 more words

Harry Potter