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Assumptions Are Tools

So I spent the last several posts talking about how we shouldn’t assume and how we should break the mold. Mould? However, thereĀ is an advantage of using tropes and cliches. When you break the stereotype, you surprise your audience. That’s … Continue reading

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Other Assumptions

There are just some things that are always evil. Always. Bringing back the dead, for example, is always evil. Except when a god does it, or when they were only mostly dead, or when it’s Joss Whedon/Marvel, or- Okay, okay, … Continue reading

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The Face-Heel Turn

Because we can’t very well have one without the other, right? A heel-face turn is where a villain becomes a good guy; a face-heel turn is therefore where a good guy goes bad. A complete 180 bad. One of the … Continue reading

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The Heel-Face Turn

The Heel-Face Turn is a trope in which the villain becomes a good guy. Forewarning, there are about fifty million links on the Tv Tropes Heel-Face Turn page so if you go there the chances of getting sucked into a … Continue reading

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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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