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Bad Writing: Buffy the Vampire Slayer and the Freeloading Witch Crowd

This is a sort-of-quick (well, it felt quick) essay with an overly-specific audience, and hopefully the first of three or four (though probably not–my foll0w-through sucks), looking at CHARACTER ARCS THAT DON’T MAKE SENSE in some of my favorite TV … Continue reading

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Chivalry is Undead: Bad Boy/Nice Guy Dichotomies in The Vampire Diaries or, What Does Elena Want?

WARNING: VAMPIRE DIARIES SPOILERS AHEAD Or else just another overly-long post about vampires, young women, and modern-day masculinity. Your call. With this week’s revelation (or alleged revelation–there’s no proof yet) that newly-vampired Elena Gilbert of The Vampire Diaries is, indeed … Continue reading

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TV Analysis: Narrative, the Importance of Happiness

This is an overly long blog post about storytelling, television, and the role narrative plays in our lives. At some point, it branches off and becomes about The Vampire Diaries. Since I come to this blog when I have something … Continue reading

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