I have loved and been driven by Good Versus Evil stories from the time I was a wee child. I'm particularly rough on Bad Guys. I want them to make my blood boil, and make me see crimson, and make me want to jump into the screen to throttle them. Without proper Bad Guys (villains,… Continue reading [spoilers] Telenovelas: When a villain can make you feel sorry for him.
(Originally posted on Writingscape V.2 on 7/14/2011) I’m sitting here watching one of my favorite episodes from one of the best classic shows ever — “The Sixth Finger” (1963) of vintage Outer Limits fame — on the Chiller Channel. And one of my favorite examples of foreshadowing just happened. David McCallum’s poor, tragic character, disenchanted… Continue reading Foreshadowing: Of course, he was talking about a desk job.