Posts Tagged: villains

Look at How the Bullets Have Missed

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I praise everyone I can still touch, their warmth a violent protest against the cold weapons of death.

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How to Survive as a Villain in Literature

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On NPR’s All Things Considered, Petra Mayer offers advice to those who she describes as the “unpunished” villains of literature (O’Brien from Orwell’s 1984, X-Men’s Magneto, Milton’s Satan): win over the audience with your cause and relatable personal faults, and you’ll not only survive to the last page but maybe also land a spot in the […]

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The Rumpus Sunday Book Blog Roundup

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Happy Easter, everybody! A slideshow of writerly villains in film. (via) “Why Twitter is Gertrude Stein.” (via) I know it’s not hip right now, but I love me some “neuronovels.” Maybe this is why. (via Jessa Crispin at Bookslut, who might actually sort of kind of agree with me! I’ve felt so alone …) Why […]

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