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The Female Villain Dress Code Sucks

Today I’d like to address the way our wicked women dress – namely, I want to talk about the ridiculousness of the Evil is Sexy trope. There’s two things that I really despise about the way female villains tend to … Continue reading

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Happy Late Father’s Day, Evil Fathers!

I had every intention of getting this done on Sunday past. Or even before. But then that didn’t happen. And then the free time I have at work didn’t happen last week, so here I am about a week later. … Continue reading

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We Have Found the Villain, and It Is the Hero

You know what makes me laugh an evil laugh as I watch the world below from my magical all-viewing evil portal? When the heroes do my work for me. I’m not just talking about when the hero makes a mistake, … Continue reading

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Why Your Overlord Should Be Benevolent

[Most of this post is spoilers about Season Three of Buffy the Vampire Slayer] When I refer to myself as an overlord, I frequently modify it with the word ‘benevolent’. This serves to confuse many people. How can an evil … Continue reading

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Evil Has Standards, Too

Hello minions! Er, readers! I was toying with the idea of making some posts be Evil PSAs about things like bullying, smoking, nuclear fallout, and other things with which we are faced every day. In trying to decide how to … Continue reading

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A Villain is (Usually) the Hero of His Own Story

I have seen an idea proposed where you are playing a video game and it starts out like the typical adventure but then you, the protagonist, are slowly forced to make harder and harder and grayer and blacker decisions until … Continue reading

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The Five Main Points of Villainy: Evil Deeds

Hello, readers! In case you missed it, this is one in five posts – number two, to be exact. If you missed the previous post, it’s best if you go back and read that one first, because the points build … Continue reading

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