Driftin'

Banes at 12:00AM, May 23, 2024



One story structure, that ozoneocean and I talked about many years ago on the Quackcast, was the Lone Protagonist as drifter.

In Pulp Fiction, Jules (Samuel L. Jackson) says talks about leaving the life of crime to walk the Earth. “Like Kane in Kung Fu. Help people, get in adventures ...



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What is your major malfunction?

Banes at 12:00AM, May 2, 2024


Damaged Heroes


A well written, standard Protagonist will generally have some flaws, starting out as an underdog of some kind, with lessons to learn and improvements to make over the course of the story.

Granted, some heroes are, well, just heroes, who are pretty much who they need to be ...





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Quackcast 680 - Intelligence in Fiction

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, March 26, 2024

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Today we're talking about the depiction of “intelligence” in fiction! There are a lot of ways this shows up: the genius detective who can understand any clue and uncover any lie, the amazing doctor who can ...


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Quackcast 679 - Correlation doesn't equal causation

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, March 19, 2024

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The phrase “Correlation doesn't equal causation” is something associated with science and statistics but it really applies to EVERYTHING and that's important to understand. But was does it mean? If a bunch of things happened ...


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Character Deep Dive: Stringy from Stringy and Mopy

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, March 16, 2024




Today we’re tackling Stringy from the action-packed comic Stringy and Mopy by MegaRdaniels!

As with every character deep dive, I seek to do as thorough an analysis as possible with what I’m given for the character requested. (By the way you can sign up here if you want ...




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Quackcast 666 - Evil

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Dec. 19, 2023

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We're up to number 666 Quackcasts so our topic this time is evil! Evil is a complicated subject, we all think we know what it is but we really don't, there are just so many ...


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So Many Ways to be Scared

Banes at 12:00AM, Oct. 19, 2023



Horror…and the baddies and creepies and long-legged beasties of horror…come in many flavours.
These divisions might be incomplete or somewhat meaningless in a way, but hey, I have to approach it somehow…


Reality Bites: Human Creeps, Scary Animals and Nature
-Serial Killers, Jason, Michael Myers, The Strangers, And ...






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A change in seasons

Emma_Clare at 12:00AM, Aug. 5, 2023



We often talk about breaks in comics when referencing hiatuses. Sometimes they are planned, most often they aren’t. However, as I have been catching up on the backlog of webcomics I had saved up, it occurred to me that many of the long running series I enjoyed reading had ...

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Quackcast 644 - Psychocast

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, July 18, 2023

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We're talking about the pop-culture myth of psychopaths and sociopaths and other stuff like serial killers. Yes those conditions do exist, well sort of (not exactly with those names), but the pop-culture versions we know from ...


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Quackcast 631 - Entitlements

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, April 18, 2023

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What rights are people actually entitled to? That question is a lot bigger than you think!
The Quackcast today is sequel to last week's about entitled ...




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