We all know that our favorite games, comics, movies and TV shows are probably collaborative affairs. But we as a culture just love the story of the creative genius so much that we heap tremendous praise on the rare few who manage to do it. These ... are not those people.
These are seven instances where creators poured their blood, sweat and several other more unsavory fluids into creating something and put it right in front of your face ... and you didn't even notice.
SPOILER ALERT: Batman is going to die.
It turns out that every single film which decides that a dude wearing pantyhose is a funny idea routinely relies upon 6 tiring cliches. These have been collated below for the benefit of bored office workers and archaeologists of the trivial.
We think of Hollywood as a liberal and socially progressive land of hippies, what with its endless fundraisers and giving awards to movies that teach us that intolerance is wrong. Yet in certain ways, movies are still way behind the times.
We have previously pointed out how many movies only have happy endings because the film doesn't show us what happened after the credits rolled. But as these characters found out, life doesn't stay happy when we fade to black.
It's one of the juiciest roles in all of human culture. But when you look at some of the movies, TV shows and songs where Lucifer shows up, you realize that they kind of forget to make him evil.
In a lot of cases, the bad guy is just an excuse for the hero to do stuff, and so the writers are forced to come up with some flimsy explanation for why this particular guy has chosen to do things that are bad ... even when there are much better and easier ways to accomplish what he wants.
Here's how seven spectacular anti-zombie weapons will get you killed.
If you're anything like me, you had two parents: The Streets, and Pop Culture. And as far as Pop Culture goes, there are a lot of irresponsible lessons being thrown around.
Being a cartoon isn't an easy gig.