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The Tragedy of Shirow Masamune - Going Too Far

The Tragedy of Shirow Masamune – Going Too Far

I talked yesterday in length about how writers should look at trash in order to learn a few things about making our works memorable. If the writing is terrible, why does it leave an impression?

However, while reading up on other examples of exploitative material, I came across two subjects I wanted to touch upon in more detail, but just didn’t have the time at the moment. One is the movie Heavy…

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Why we as Writers MUST Look at Trashy Stories to Learn to Make Art

Why Ultra-Violent Stories are a Necessary Evil…and Why we as Writers MUST Look at Trash to Learn to Make Art

For one of my final papers as a student, I have to write about an apocalyptic film or movie or–thankfully–anime. Prior in this semester, we wrote essays on Grave of the Firefly and Barefoot Gen, discussing the intellectual merits of anime! For a humble literature student, I was in heaven. Rarely having the option to write academic papers about anime, I seized the chance. At first, I knew exactly…

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Reading Like a Writer - Neuromancer and the Noir Aesthetic

Reading Like a Writer – Neuromancer and the Noir Aesthetic

I’m thinking of giving my posts some semblance of structure. Maybe I’ll map out a weekly schedule of what I’ll post or something, delegating certain days certain posts. Maybe. Might be fun.

In any event, after my cyberpunk obsession day, I picked back up Neuromancer by after reading it years ago. Truth be told, I barely remembered reading it in the first place. There was a time when I was young…

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theamazingsallyhogan:

Awkward Zombie.  Read it religiously.

breelandwalker:

realgirlsgaming:

lifeisbutts:

Oh man, I feel like I should become a terrible person and start attacking people like in the last panel.

HAHAHAHAHAAAA.

I am legitimately going to start doing this.

breelandwalker:

realgirlsgaming:

lifeisbutts:

Oh man, I feel like I should become a terrible person and start attacking people like in the last panel.

HAHAHAHAHAAAA.

I am legitimately going to start doing this.

(Source: radrangy)

jeiae:

"I couldn’t help but notice you noticing me noticing you noticing my sweet-ass shoes in the new Smash Bros. game!"

jeiae:

"I couldn’t help but notice you noticing me noticing you noticing my sweet-ass shoes in the new Smash Bros. game!"

youkoofthelovespot:

norichuu:

Now comes literally the biggest Attack on Titan promotion yet, as a life-size recreation of the 60-meter Colossal Titan is set to menace Japan in projection-mapped form at a shopping center in Kawasaki.They’re also sending two heroes to protect the populace, as images of series protagonist Eren Jaeger, plus his childhood friend and Scout Corps compatriot Mikasa Ackerman, will also appear, using their 3-D maneuver gear to zip to the heights necessary to battle the creature.AND I AM GOING UNFDFGSDDHsource

HOLY CRAP

youkoofthelovespot:

norichuu:

Now comes literally the biggest Attack on Titan promotion yet, as a life-size recreation of the 60-meter Colossal Titan is set to menace Japan in projection-mapped form at a shopping center in Kawasaki.

They’re also sending two heroes to protect the populace, as images of series protagonist Eren Jaeger, plus his childhood friend and Scout Corps compatriot Mikasa Ackerman, will also appear, using their 3-D maneuver gear to zip to the heights necessary to battle the creature.

AND I AM GOING UNFDFGSDDH

source

HOLY CRAP

murphels:

ugh this illegal copy i downloaded is of shitty quality

THIS IS NOT WHAT I DIDN’T PAY FOR.

bettercallssaul:

the new season of game of thrones looks so good

(Source: tarantinoforever)

disney-licious:

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disney-licious:

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