Category Archives: Making Villains (Making Villains la-la-la!)

Some Men Just Want to Watch the World…Rain?

As a mother of a three year old, I try hard to curate the TV she watches, but inevitably, I am exposed to some stupid kids’ show from time to time. The kind that it makes me want to take … Continue reading

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Picking Over the Vulture

We finally got around to seeing Spiderman: Homecoming, and absolutely loved it. So unsurprisingly, I’m gonna talk about the Vulture, and will include spoilers. We liked the entire movie pretty well; I’m sure there’s room for criticism, but it’s a … Continue reading

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What Makes a Villain a Villain?

This is a question I’ve thought about a lot, and one that many other people have also thought about a lot and procured many answers, most of which are good – all of the ones I’ve heard have been good … Continue reading

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Megamind Isn’t a (Real) Villain

Hello all! It’s nice to be back! I am still pregnant and actually still not in great shape because of it, but at this point, I’m mostly just exhausted instead of outright sick. And during this hiatus, I got the … Continue reading

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Pregnant

Hi everyone. I’m sorry for slipping away again with no warning. See, I’d been working on a couple blog posts, one of which I was struggling with its length, and then I gradually became so sick all I wanted to … Continue reading

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“I’ll Do Anything!”

Aaand we’re back to torture. Following up on your hero being a person who expresses pain when under duress, you probably ought to consider another aspect of toughing torture out. I mean usually – or sometimes at least – when … Continue reading

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LeFou and the Beast

So a little while back, I saw the new Beauty and the Beast. (And this post takes no care with spoilers so if you haven’t seen it, look out: there are spoilers.) I was nervous from the multitude of things I … Continue reading

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I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream…For Torture!

This one’s a huge pet peeve of mine. You have your hero in the terrifying dungeon of the bad guys, and they come in and do some horrible things to him/her, and… The hero, being a Super Tough Guy ™ … Continue reading

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No Pain, No Gain

Apparently, there’s nothing like a sinus infection to get you writing again. Or my writer’s block just happened to end in the middle of one, whatever. It was pretty poor timing because I simultaneously wanted to write and wanted to … Continue reading

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Dead in the Water

Hey, everyone. This is just a short post to say I’m still around and thinking of the blog, but I’m suffering from ???? that I’m just calling “writer’s block” since that expresses really fast something that is basically correct, except … Continue reading

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