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TV Tropes Monday: No Such Agency


    Tweet of the Day: On Writing- Editing   You don’t know us, You never heard of us, We were never here, For we don’t exist. There is No Such Agency. When a writer wants a super-double-secret government agency to operate behind the scenes, this is the trope the summon from the shadows. An […]

TV Tropes Monday: Just Plane Wrong


    Tweet of the Day: Emotional Wound Entry: Being Bullied War is a common themes in media. Afterall nothing else packs the conflict, high stakes and drama to fuel a successful franchise or intellectual property like war. However, there is a tendency for artists, even those with military backgrounds to, well, get things Just […]

TV Tropes Monday: Tarot Motifs


  Tweet of the Day:  You’re Allowed to Avoid the Frost Trolls As of late I have been fascinated by the Tarot. It summons forth ideas about Destiny/Fate and that one can both know these things and perhaps control them. Because if you can ascertain you future you can also defied it. Flip the bird […]

TV Tropes Monday: Cyber Punk is Techno


Tweet of the Day: Lara’s Fall    Cyber Punk is Techno, because if you want to convey the strident sour notes of a technological dystopia, nothing says that like electronic music. But this trope shows that all art is a product of its times. Cyberpunk is techno precisely because that was how the collective ID […]

TV Tropes Monday: Earth That Used to Be Better


  Tweet of the Day: Reconsider the Party?  There is one question that always comes to my mind when I’m reading sci-fi set on distant worlds and centuries in the future? Where on Earth is, well, Earth? Why? Because Earth, our beautiful blue/green jewel in the eternal night of space is our home and where […]

TV Tropes Monday: Trilogy Creep


    Tweet of the Day: Emotional Wound Thesaurus: Being Held Captive Trilogy Creep is what happens when you have an unexpected runaway success. A good thing for working actors, publishers, studios and writers, but not so much for the story itself. The writers didn’t plan on creating longrunners, but they end up being creating […]

TV Tropes Monday: Repressive but Efficient


    Tweet of the Day: When It’s Persona. When It’s Political  How do you make oppressive governments attractive to the people other than by the use of terror by the powers that be?  You show them that their government is Repressive but Efficient. The streets are clean, the children well behaved, the trains arrive […]