As any psychologist will tell you, no matter how it is explained, motivation is key.
There is no behavior that lacks motivation- a reason or reasons for acting or behaving in a particular way.
Even our most subconscious actions have motivations, from tics to small morning rituals.
The thing that ...
Metaphors in Horror
Horror is perfect for metaphor and allegory. In fact, a horror story is often allegorical by default, what with its bizarre landscapes and freaky beasties.
Here are some categories of horror and some thoughts on what they symbolize:
psycho killer! Qu'est-ce que c'est ...
Tomorrow on October 11, The KAMics by KAM has its 15th anniversary!
Congratulations to KAM - drop on over, have a chuckle and a think, and send him your kudos!
Game of (Sticks and) Stones
I heard about the new Dave Chappelle special, Sticks and Stones, and couldn't wait to finish the long work day to get home and watch it.
A lot of it was hysterical and I was laughing loudly, sounding like some kind of sick donkey ...
The original story of the Dark Crystal was released in 1982 by the Jim Henson company. It was a viewing staple for many children who are now adults with a dark, yet hopeful storyline. It was a story about balance with the mystic Urus contrasted against the devious Skesis. There ...
Time travel is a narrative trap. It's quicksand.
It's very alluring to use, being able to put a person from one historical era into another and watch as shenanigans ensue, but very quickly, a writer (and often the audience too) discovers that it quickly unravels, and the story ...
I have come across many awe-inspiring sights Along my Summer travels across the Eastern Coast of the United States. I have walked inside grand mansions decorated with Victorian-era Second Empire, French Rococo Revival, and Aesthetic movements on Newport, Rhode Island; I touched a replica of the Caves of Lascaux in ...