Drama, familiarity, and repetition

A gaming miniature figure standing on top of a picture of Shakespeare
What makes something dramatic? It is less a case that some things are inherently dramatic, and more that drama stems from unfamiliarity, shock, or strangeness. Variety is dramatic.
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Thoughts on cyberpunk

An athletic looking gaming miniature, with pink hair, standing on a Tim Doyle art piece of Blade Runner
Reflections on what cyberpunk stories written today are supposed to look like. When the real world replicates the dystopian visions of 1980s cyberpunk fiction, what does the genre do today?
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Game of Thrones, S08E06 review

Not as stupid as last week! Symbology. More symbology. Bludgeoned into your head. Glad that dragon thing wasn’t an issue. Can be summarized in memes. Yaaas, queen.
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Game of Thrones, S08E05 review

Continuity? That’s so not last week…or this week. Do dragons work properly again? Is there a white dove to go with that slow motion? Stupidity upon stupidity. Drogon ex machina.
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I want Liverpool to win the Premier League

I’m an Everton fan, I hate Liverpool. But being Liverpool is nothing compared to Manchester City’s existence as a vehicle to sportswash human rights abuse.
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