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Guy Bergstrom
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Reformed journalist, scribbler of speeches and whatnot.
Reformed journalist, scribbler of speeches and whatnot.

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Loved this. Our own Hound of the Baskervilles gets faked out every time I pretend to throw the ball and palm it. Where’s the ball? The ball? I CAN’T FIND THE BALL! But what about cats? Yeah. Cat’s don’t care at all. Related: A BOWL OF WARM MILK AND MURDER…

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So I try not to write about personal things, because a good blog is not a bad version of Dear Diary. HOWEVER: It’s my birthday and I’ll blog if I want to. (Believe this is a song from the ’50s. Could be wrong. Not gonna check.) Though I rarely drink now,…

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4 ways to improve STARLORD VS MUTANT DINOSAURLAND (aka JURRASIC WORLD) | #jurassicworld #writetips |

  Seen it yet? Go buy tickets and eat insane amount of popcorn. Everybody on the planet is required to do so. I’ll wait. Don’t want to spoil the ending for you. Actually, I want to improve the ending. And the beginning. Maybe the middle, too. Not that…

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8 reasons why blockbusters are meta-stories instead of Villain of the Week | #books #movies |

Name something popular, anything at all, and chances are it’s a series instead of a One Hit Wonder. This is about why that is, despite a serious quality handicap, and how your favorite series either does it wrong, does it halfway or flat-out nails it.…

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7 reasons why music videos possess tremendous power | #storytelling #rhetoric #music |

This is about why lectures never work, poetry is powerful, even instrumental music can make you cry and the humble, silly music video can be one of the most devastating weapons of persuasion and change on this little rock orbiting a ginormous burning ball…

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This is about why Flappy Bird was such a surprise hit, Taylor Swift’s newest mega-video is meh and why your favorite movies, novels and video games work when others fail. Here’s why: audiences want something interesting, and entertaining, which means…

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Top 6 reasons why MAD MAX crushes AVENGERS 2: AGE OF ULTRON | #madmax #avengers2 |

Now, I enjoyed AVENGERS 2: GIVE DISNEY ANOTHER BILLION DOLLARS and it’s perfectly fine as another piece of the Marvel movie assault on the galaxy. It’s just that I wouldn’t happily head to the theater tonight to watch it again, while I will go back to see…

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Top 6 reasons why Batman must DIE! | #batman #arkhamknight |

Bruce Wayne and the Batman may or may not die in BATMAN: ARKHAM KNIGHT. (Google that and the volume of fanboy speculation will make your head implode). But he’ll die soon enough. It’s guaranteed. So will Superman, Spock, Wolverine, Captain America,…

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SAY IT RIGHT by Nelly Furtado is just right | #musicvideos |

This is how to you do it: simple, elegant, beautifully shot, with quick cuts done right to the beat and nothing insane, like the singer’s best friend’s cousin thought would be great to have fire-breathing monster trucks jump a yellow school…

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So there is a burning ball of fire in the sky, and I am outside thinking, “My agent has my new novel, so what should I write next before this mysterious star god decides to fry our little space rock or whatever?” Here are my top 10 titles and ideas, in no…
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