Tellulah’s Sassy Musings

Blog hop giveaways are great

I’m participating in my first blog hop giveaway. Should be fun! Thanks to Minnie of Sunset Reader Reviews and Catie of Forbidden Passions for co-hosting. Come back that week to enter!

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Emily Thorne (Revenge) is great

  Why: a vulnerable mastermind Revenge stories are tough. Sure, they’re about getting justice for terrible wrongs left unpunished. But there is always collateral damage. In a two hour movie, it’s fairly easy to ensure that the bad guys remain villainous. We cheer their downfall because the character trait overriding all others is that of […]

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Trolling for new darlings

Anyone who knows me, in person or on Goodreads, knows that I love me some YA. All kinds. All the time. That said, sometimes, I need a break from the dark side. I want to laugh. Turn away from those moody mopes and distressed damsels to laugh with the queens of quip, bastions of banter […]

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Raylan Givens (Justified) is great

Why: a seemingly inflexible moral code that he uses to his advantage. Moral codes are important because they tell us how a character is going to act in any given situation. Now, most of the time, we can assume that a character’s moral code is pretty much in line with that of our general society. […]

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Tallulah Bankhead is great

Why: She was a hell of a character. I never said my darlings were all fictitious… Today I must relate the wonderful and I hope, true, story of when Tallulah met Chico Marx. Chico was a famed womanizer and when he saw Tallulah at a party, decided he had to meet her. Groucho tried to […]

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Jesse Pinkman (Breaking Bad) is great

Why: he transcends the sidekick stereotype It’s not easy being a sidekick. Yeah, I know, the division of labour in Breaking Bad is theoretically a partnership, but Walt is the brains and with his cancer, the heart of the show. And yet… There are a lot of ways that Jesse could have been portrayed.  Some […]

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