Directory

Here you will find an indexed list of my posts for Top Picks, Masters of Storytelling, Muse-ings, and Discussion.

I am keeping my reviews, my challenges, and my quotes indexed elsewhere, because those would easily provide both the largest and most rapidly expanding section of this index otherwise, which would make this a bit clunkier than I want it to be. I am also refraining from indexing either “What’s New” or “This Week on TV,” at least for now, as I’m not sure how necessary that would be, or how to do so properly anyway, and they, too, would be huge sections of this index.

Now that I’ve been blogging for a few years, I thought it was time to organize things a bit for the convenience of you, my wonderful readers. I tried adding indexes to all the individual categories on the menu, but that just cluttered it up, so I’m trying this master index instead. Whether you’re looking for something specific or just browsing around, this should prove a bit faster and easier for you, I hope, than simply going backwards through all of my posts.

Top Picks

Countdowns
13 Movies for Halloween: A Countdown!
Disney: My Top 12 Animated Films
Harry Potter: Ranking the Movies
Marvel: My Personal Ranking of All 12 MCU Films to Date
Marvel Countdown: Adding in Phase Three
Marvelous Villainy: My Top Twelve MCU Villains (Except Loki)
My Scooby-Doo Movie Countdown
My Star Trek Countdown
My Star Wars Countdown
My Top Twelve Favorite Anime
Pixar: My Personal Ranking of All 15 Films
Studio Ghibli: My Personal Ranking of All Their Films (that I’ve seen)
Top Anime Picks
Top Anime Picks Pt. 2: The Top Contenders

Favorites
Action: The Dark Knight vs. X2
Adventure: The Princess Bride
Christmas Movie: A Christmas Carol
Second-Favorite Christmas Movie: How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Least-Favorite Christmas Movie: Elf
Drama: The Bucket List
Family Movie: Secondhand Lions
Fantasy: The Lord of the Rings
Halloween Movie: Van Helsing
Science Fiction: Marvel Cinematic Universe
Western: 3:10 to Yuma

Masters of Storytelling

Arranged in alphabetical order of their last name, the Masters of Storytelling! I hope you enjoy! 🙂

Lloyd Alexander
Terry Brooks
Larry Correia
Walt Disney
David and Leigh Eddings
Robert Jordan
Stan Lee
C.S. Lewis
George R.R. Martin
Terry Pratchett
J.K. Rowling
Brandon Sanderson
Howard Taylor
J.R.R. Tolkien
Joss Whedon
Dave Wolverton

Muse-ings

Favorite Music
Celestial Navigations
The Band Perry
Fairy Tail Soundtrack
Heather Dale
Karliene Reynolds
“Boudica” by Karliene
Lindsey Stirling
Mannheim Steamroller
Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Nashville
Noteworthy Ladies
Pentatonix
S.J. Tucker

Thoughts
Storytelling and Music
The Value of Different Versions of the Same Thing
Why “The Sing-Off” Failed

Shared Music Videos
Five Music Videos Worth Your Time
Five Christmas Music Videos Worth Your Time

Discussion

Anime-ted Living
Anivengers Assemble!
Eren Jaeger: The Anatomy of a Devil’s Birth
A Few Wholesome Anime. No, Really!
Gundanium Messages for Peace
The Many Methods of Summoning in Anime
The Most Important Question for an Isekai
My “Angry Otaku” Epiphany
My Anime Justice League
The Poetic Deaths of the Homunculi in FMA: Brotherhood
The Power(ing) of Isekai Protagonists
The POWER of FRIENDSHIP! …In Real Life
The Roots of Isekai
Slimes, Slaves, and Sexy Maids: The New Wave of Tropes?
Some Games That Could Be Anime-ted
Some Non-Combative Magic Systems in Anime
That Time I Realized Slimes Can Be Protagonists
Useless Male Leads in Anime
Vegeta: Redeeming a Villain. Or, How to Make Everyone Forget He Slaughtered Planets for Fun
Villainous Heroes and Heroic Villains
Why Are There So Many Harems
Why I Still Love Anime: A Handful of Reasons

A Question for You
If you could choose 3 mutations from X-Men for your everyday life, what would they be?
If you could have any superpower, what would it be and why?
What superpower would your evil self from an alternate dimension want and why?
Vampire, Werewolf, or Witch: Which Would You Be?

Cineversity (aka, “MCU Copycatting”)
1: DC and Warner Bros (December 22, 2014)
2: Fox’s X-Men Franchise (December 27, 2014)
3: Sony’s Amazing Spider-Man (January 3, 2015)
4: Universal’s MCU (Monster Cinematic Universe) (January 8, 2015)
5: Valiant Entertainment (May 19, 2015)
6: Too Much of a Good Thing? (May 28, 2015)
7: DC’s Terrible Trailer-Fu (December 3, 2015)
Bonus: Does Marvel Need Fixing? ( December 11, 2015)
Bonus: What’s DC’s Biggest Weakness on the Big Screen? (January 21, 2016)
8: The Race Evolves (January 20, 2017)
9: Updates for Sony and Universal (June 8, 2017)
10: A New Contender (June 15, 2017)
11: Who Did Marvel Copycat? (June 22, 2017)
12: The Arrowverse (October 12, 2017)
13: State of the Cineverse, 2019 (July 11, 2019)

Disney Marvels
Concerning the “Live Action” Disney Remakes
Dear Disney: An Open Letter
Groot is Awesome! 5 Images for 5 Reasons
My Response to the Sokovia Accords
My Tentative Avengers Classification System
The Seven Sins of Marvel’s Netflix Villains
Updating My Avengers Classification System
What I Want From Sony, and What I Want From Disney
Where Did All the Disney Villains Go?
Why Not Pay For Premier Access on Disney Plus

My Fan Theories
A Buffy Fan-Theory: The Master and the Mayor
The Defenders vs. the Hand: Connecting the Dots (now disproved)
A Game of Thrones Fan-Theory: The Azor Ahai Assemblage
A Game of Thrones Fan-Theory: King Robert Was Right… For Once
A Game of Thrones Fan-Theory: The Targaryen Lannisters
A Transformers Fan-Theory: The Scheme of the Matrix
The Ultimate Puppeteers: An Angel Fan-Theory
The Would-Have-Been Big Bad: A Digimon Fan-Theory

Random Realizations
An Unexpected Revelation About What Makes the Male Lead Attractive
Cowboys and Samurai
The Easy Imbalance of Too Much Virtual Living
I Am Thankful for Crappy Stories
The “Real” in White Collar
The Real Reason Action Movies are Better Than Chick Flicks
The Right and Wrong Way to Change a Character’s Race
Robotic Uprisings: The Deeper Fear
Shifting Tastes: Some Random Musings
The Significance of Identity in Brandon Sanderson’s Novellas
Some Random “Dawn of Justice” Thoughts
Supervirtues: 10 Virtues to Strive For, and Heroes Who Embody Them
The Subtle Victory Within Game of Thrones
Tara Maclay: An Appreciation Post

Urban Fantasy Comparisons
Vampires and Witches and Werewolves, Oh My!
Fairy Queens and Goblins Kings… Usually
Angels and Demons of Urban Fantasy
Ghosts: The Quiet and Unquiet Dead
Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Humans?
Harry’s Love Life: The Significance of Sex in the Dresden Files and in Urban Fantasy

Miscellaneous
After Game of Thrones: Ideas for HBO
Concerning Captioning
Concerning Netflix and Online Streaming Services: Houston, Do We Have a Problem?
Hilarious Trailers for Heroes of the Storm
My Thanksgiving
Rewriting Cats: Some Notes
Twice Into the Woods: A Rambling Comparison of the Movie and the Play
Where Did All the Quality Urban Fantasy Books Go?
Why I Hate the “Fan” Made Power/Rangers