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An Intro to Deadpool

Posted in Whatever with tags , , , on 09/01/2015 by Taylor Holt


So by now you’ve seen the trailer. And the red band trailer. And chances are- you were into it.

And chances are, you didn’t recognize anybody in it aside from Deadpool and Colossus. Why would they do this? Probably so they can kill characters off that don’t have their own franchise and Deadpool kills a lot of people.

So here’s a quick guide to D-Pooly, his history, allies, and enemies. Sure you could go to Wikipedia, Comic Vine, Marvel Database, or a thousand other sites. But you’re already here, you might as well stay. Continue reading

5 Types of Characters That Just Don’t Translate to Film

Posted in Top 5 Lists with tags , , , , , , on 02/12/2014 by Taylor Holt


Has the question ever been posed to you “If you could have any super power, what would it be?”

Sure, it’s bound to pop up here and there. Most people stick with flying, invisibility, the “basic stuff.” Most people will bounce back and forth between something Superman, Spider-Man, Wolverine, or Batman can do. But Batman can’t be counted people. Having a lot of money and a perfect body doesn’t count as a power. Try again.

Then there are the powers where writers have dug deep to come up with an ability that just wouldn’t pop into the average person’s brain. But once you’ve seen their movie, the general public just breezes right over them. Why? My guess would have something to do with how they’re portrayed. Continue reading

MBTI: Why Type Characters at All?

Posted in MBTI Artisans, MBTI Guardians, MBTI Idealists, MBTI Rationals, MBTI Stuff, MBTI Whatever with tags , , on 08/14/2013 by Taylor Holt


Who has fully realized that history is not contained in thick books but lives in our very blood?” -Jung

From a guy that spends a pretty large amount of time typing fictional characters, using that quote may seem hypocritical, but you’ve got to understand the point of typing characters in the first place. Continue reading