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  • Darlene
    Published 5 months ago
    Why Watching Anime Through Headphones May Be A Better Experience

    Why Watching Anime Through Headphones May Be A Better Experience

    Hi. I'm a closeted weeb. I own a Crunchyroll Premium account instead of Netflix and would rather spend a day bingeing anime over doing some Disney+ and thrust. I've always enjoyed my weeb-tivities: watching my fave Oogui eater Yuka Kinoshita (her YT is lit - she's absolutely adorable and can stomach crazy amounts of delicious food), losing myself in WebToon comics/mangas, and of course, streaming through an unacceptable amount of anime series. My initial spark of interest for anime dates all the way back to a time where dubbed Sailor Moon, One Piece, and Inuyasha first aired on TV. That was all I would watch during my childhood and my love for this culture has grown since!
  • Brooke Le Breton
    Published 5 months ago
    Reading in a Pandemic

    Reading in a Pandemic

    So, we are all well aware by now that the world is not doing too well. Things aren’t great to say the least. We are living in an anxiety fuelled time, which doesn’t make creativity or concentrating particularly easy. Lots of people have been expressing their struggles with reading over the past few weeks, and I really relate. Studying English Literature as my degree means I couldn’t afford to stop reading completely, so I have had to come up with strategies to keep myself absorbing the words. Today, I want to share some of these tips in the hopes that maybe it will help a few people get reading again!
  • Larry Peemier
    Published 5 months ago
    How to be better at trading Yugioh cards with your friends

    How to be better at trading Yugioh cards with your friends

    Hey, you. That's right, you. I bet you're here because you keep failing at trading Yugioh cards. Sometimes a friend will end up walking away with two or three more cards than you feel comfortable with. Afterwards, I bet your pride hurts; that's fine. I understand. I'm here to help you out and teach you a couple of cool tips and tricks you can try out when it comes to asserting yourself, your intentions, and ultimately walking out on top.
  • Patrick Robinson
    Published 5 months ago
    Best Tips To Buy Cheap Tickets For Any Event

    Best Tips To Buy Cheap Tickets For Any Event

    Do you love attending events and shows? Are you a party freak? Do you enjoy watching a movie on the day it gets released? If your answer to any of the questions is yes, then you might end up spending a lot of money on buying the tickets to various events and shows in Garland or wherever you live.
  • Julia Valentina
    Published 7 months ago
    A Few Quick Tips to Help You Create the Perfect Magic System for Your Story

    A Few Quick Tips to Help You Create the Perfect Magic System for Your Story

    Lately, I‘ve been working on a TV show that includes magic and witches. And for that I needed to create my own magic system.
  • Thao Thao Tran
    Published 8 months ago
    BEAUTY OF THE SHORT STORY

    BEAUTY OF THE SHORT STORY

    First of all, it is necessary to distinguish what is short story, and what makes short stories special compared to other prose genres such as novels, novels or dissections, etc. There is a simple and popular way for readers to have It is easily distinguished: short stories are prose stories of short, neat, concise volume, often only the length of time we enjoy a cup of tea; while novels are difficult to encapsulate in just a few dozen pages.
  • Ember Joy
    Published 8 months ago
    How I create an Outline

    How I create an Outline

    Gathering Thoughts: You take a few days, possibly even a couple of weeks to brainstorm your ideas and you can gather them by doing something mind-numbing and that requires absolute focus like painting, puzzles, knitting, sports. Something to distract you.
  • Jody McAlister
    Published 9 months ago
    How To Fail Your Survivor Audition

    How To Fail Your Survivor Audition

    True Story. I auditioned for Season 3 of Survivor without ever seeing a single episode of the show. I posted the video at the bottom of this story for you to enjoy the spectacle and get a laugh at my effort.
  • Annie Kapur
    Published about a year ago
    A Filmmaker's Guide to Animals as Psychological Symbol

    A Filmmaker's Guide to Animals as Psychological Symbol

    Cue scary/creepy violins. This article is all about how to use animals correctly to create a concept. Now we first have to remember that not everyone knows what an animal could psychologically/implicitly stand for in terms of meaning (for example: lion = courage etc.) but most of us know it if we see the meaning being created in the film (the most obvious example being the lion from The Wizard of Oz). Animals are a great way to create meaning without having to use objects to which the camera keeps flashing back to and the audience get tired of—animals can be physically anywhere.
  • Annie Kapur
    Published 2 years ago
    A Filmmaker’s Guide to the 19th Century Novel (Pt. 3)

    A Filmmaker’s Guide to the 19th Century Novel (Pt. 3)

    Welcome back! If you haven’t read the previous section on our focus study of Frankenstein then you probably want to before referring to this particular section. If, however, you feel completely clear about that, then let’s carry on into our focus on three very different adaptations of Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. We will be looking at: the 2015 film entitled Victor Frankenstein, which pays close attention to some of the events in the book, and uses the same atmosphere. The next film we will look at is the famed Rocky Horror Picture Show, which takes concepts from the book, and changes the ideas surrounding it, including genre and character. The final adaptation we will concentrate on is characteristic adaptation, which we will find in the MCU character of Iron Man as Victor Frankenstein.
  • Annie Kapur
    Published 2 years ago
    A Filmmaker’s Guide to the 19th Century Novel

    A Filmmaker’s Guide to the 19th Century Novel

    Everyone knows that there have been many, many adaptations of 19th century novels, and everyone knows that there have been countless different methods of adapting them. Whether you go with Boris Karloff starring as Frankenstein in the 1931 classic, or whether you go with Tony Stark creating Ultron, the monster that sabotage’s the second Avengers film in a modern perspective. From Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde in 1920 to The Incredible Hulk, 19th century Novels are some of the most popular novels to adapt either in full, or to adapt characters from.
  • Genealogy Freak
    Published 2 years ago
    8 Ways to Make Your Characters Relatable and Like-able

    8 Ways to Make Your Characters Relatable and Like-able

    1. Give them a burden. This can be physical helplessness or a mental or emotional disability of a sort. Observing a character battling against their very own shortcoming, wants, or confinements is something every viewer can relate to. When we see someone struggling, we are more apt to get emotionally involved in the story. We concern ourselves with that character and become curious as to how they are going to overcome.