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Every Rom-Com Trope Called Out in
Isn’t It Romantic
Including timeworn favorites like “everyone is hot” and “clumsy women are adorable.”
How Many of These Joke Clichés Are You Guilty of Using?
Workaholics will air its seventh and final season on Comedy Central next year, and while the writing staff has contributed plenty of great […]
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Why the Creator of the Term ‘Manic Pixie Dream Girl’ Wants It to Die
“Calling for the death of the ‘Patriarchal Lie’ of the Manic Pixie Dream Girl trope.”
Jesse David Fox
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Take a Trip to ‘the Home for [Cinema’s] Manic Pixie Dream Girls’
All hail Queen Zooey!
Things Everyone Is Tired of Watching on TV
Here’s a fun list of TV tropes and jokes that are overused to the point of exhaustion. Seriously, TV way overuses these cheeseballs, it’s […]
How to See a TV Car Crash Coming
Basically, if someone’s in a car who isn’t usually: they’re gonna crash.
Watch a Montage of Clichés in 2011’s Most-Anticipated Movies
And the Best Close-Up of Terror Award goes to … Kyle Chandler!
Watch a Montage of Tired Rap-Video Clichés
Boats, cars, dollars, girls, helicopters, jewelry, skylines.
Novelists Really Like Dogs Who Bark in the Distance
It’s hard to find a novel without the phrase, “Somewhere, a dog barked.”
How to Make a Nicholas Sparks Movie, the Handy Illustrated Chart
“First, start with two pretty white people … “
5 Obsolete Film Clichés Technology Won’t Kill
If directors buy a world with GPS, where would we get our next ‘Blair Witch Project’?