The True Fan……Is a Myth

A couple of days ago Adam Rodriguez was on Access Hollywood and made a statement that not only upset me, but gave me pause. When asked about Criminal Minds and this season without Thomas Gibson he said, “We’ll see who the true fans are.” I’m glad I wasn’t eating or drinking anything when I heard … Continue reading The True Fan……Is a Myth

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My Thoughts on Thomas Gibson’s Firing

  Today I have been trying to understand my visceral reaction to the firing of Thomas Gibson from Criminal Minds, and I've come to several realizations which I will explain in a moment. I have grown up in and around Los Angeles California all my life. I have seen movie and television sets and had … Continue reading My Thoughts on Thomas Gibson’s Firing

Trigger Warnings

I was in an internet conversation a few weeks ago about trigger warnings. One person in the discussion had stated that they thought warnings were bullshit. Immediately this person was jumped on. Granted their statement was a blanket statement but it brought-up an important topic when it comes to writing and posting your writing on the … Continue reading Trigger Warnings

A Word About Dystopia and other Post War Societies in Fiction

Dystopia: a society characterized by human misery, as squalor, oppression, disease, and overcrowding. An undesirable place to live. Dehumanizing and as unpleasant as possible. Profound divide of the haves and have nots, with the majority of society in poverty and often slaves to the government. Those are the definitions of a Dystopian society. A trope that has … Continue reading A Word About Dystopia and other Post War Societies in Fiction