Welcome back to Hypothetical TV, the only television station to air shows that don’t exist. We took a look at Moon Knight and Secret Six, so let’s take a look at something a bit different. Here’s a comic that was turned into one of those quirky person-teams-up-with-straitlaced detective shows. But it’s perhaps not the…
It was in December of 1940, in Batman #4, when Batman reminded Robin, and confirmed for the audience, that he never employed the use of lethal force. For decades to come, nearly all other superheroes would employ a similar ‘no kill’ policy, be it outright stated or not. This was for multiple reasons. For Batman, it…
Death is a plot device that if used correctly, can bring great drama and humanization into a work. However, if used badly it can grow contempt and boredom in your audience and I fear that more and more shows and films are misusing death.
Anyone want a comic to read?
On June 11th 2015, we learned we had lost a giant in the film world. Christopher Lee had passed away on June 5th. He was a true gentelman and a scholar, a soldier, killer of Nazi’s, Sith, Istari, Mother bleeping Dracula....
What is dead shall never die, but above all should stay dead.
This came up on my Facebook feed this evening, but I can't figure out who drew it. I can't comment on the post only view it.
In a gesture of which I'm sure Sir Terry would be proud* fans have opened a petition to Death to reinstate Terry Pratchett. have it check the lifetime, just to make sure. Via Change.org, of course.
I want that here.
I've had a lifelong fascination with death and everything surrounding it; both the factual and the supernatural. I enjoy reading about all of its aspects, about cultural reactions to it and traditions surrounding it; I'm a hardcore taphophile and spend many, many hours in cemeteries.
8 minutes or so into Pocahontas (because the first seven minutes are exclusively about how awesome John Smith is), the title character takes a dramatic dive off a cliff.
Super interesting stuff.
My wife and I have been celebrating our anniversary with a rare overseas trip, to the UK. While we're on a fairly tight budget here, we did manage to snag tickets our first night to see Coriolanus, a live Shakespeare production starring Tom Hiddleston.
...and PUNK. Nobody...NOBODY had reached this level of excellence in 1974 but Death.
I have not been a fan of Glee since Season 2, and have not watched since early Season 3, but dear fluffy lord that was the rawest, most painful, most beautifully handled death on TV.
I don't remember where I saw this (I hope it wasn't already on here), but the way you die is by your screen name!
We now know slightly more about what happens after death, thanks to new research that measures the electrical activity in the brains of rats before and after cardiac arrest. Spoiler: it does not flat-line. Not immediately, anyway.