friday finds {#23}

Man, I still remember when I was 11 and we were in line for 2 hours waiting to get in this goddamn Dumbo attraction. All for what, 2 minutes in the damn thing? I was so mad.

My take on the Elsie Dinsmore series. – This series was a big part of my childhood but it’s also wildly stupid and problematic.  I especially enjoyed hearing Olivia’s thoughts on why Horace Dinsmore is “the literal worst”. (Because he totally is.)

Movie Trailer That Spoils Everything – I CAN’T EVEN.  Too much hilarity for this world to handle.

She’s Always a Woman to Me – There are all kinds of women in the world.  Let’s appreciate and write a whole bunch of different, awesome female characters! (<— My takeaway from this excellent post.)

A Post In Which I Roast Myself – Mostly For Punishment Because I Was A Bad Author – Oh my word.  This post made me laugh so much because it’s relatable to the extreme.  I remember writing such awful stories and actually thinking they were good. *face-palm* (Also, please check out this post by the same blogger.  You won’t regret it.)

my comment section worries me – People???  Idek???  Wut???

Soooo…what cool articles have you read recently?  What Youtube videos have caught you interest?  Let me know in the comments!

Eva

 

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mini movie reviews {#10}

Incredibles 2 (2018) – Entertaining.  The animation was gorgeous to look at (even though this movie is more about the action than the aesthetics) and it was fun seeing all the characters again.  And the villain was pretty cool.  But it definitely wasn’t as perfect as the first movie. (What is?)

Ella Enchanted (2004) – Horrid, horrid, horrid.  The book is a gift, the movie is a curse.

Casino Royale (2006) – Okay, so it was very confusing and somewhat boring.  But Daniel Craig is very good-looking and the femme fatale was intriguing.  So the movie wasn’t a total loss.

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Hidalgo (2004) – An incredible western-that-is-not-a-western.  I can’t recommend it highly enough to fans of westerns, horses, exciting races, and ‘Lawrence of Arabia’.  Based on a true story of a guy who entered his mustang in a famous Arabian race, ‘Hidalgo’ has everything: romance, a great soundtrack, action, and an epic character arc.

Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002) – Literally Hidalgo 2.0 – but worse?  It was an okay movie and there were definitely parts I liked, but it was pretty meh overall.

The Theory of Everything (2014) – Started out strong, but got a little boring and pedantic.  Still, a powerful, moving story.  As a Christian, I obviously have problems with Stephen Hawking’s worldview, but I can still respect the tremendous struggles and triumphs of his life.  Eddie Redmayne was fantastic in the role. (And Felicity Jones is one of my top five favorite actresses, so yeah.)

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The Terminator (1984) – LOVED IT.  I had my reservations at first, but it was so, so good.  Action-packed, emotional, thoughtful, chilling, romantic…gahhh. (Apparently James Cameron has a thing for tragic romances.)

No Country for Old Men (2007) – When I showed this to some of my siblings, we were pretty evenly split in our opinions of this movie.  My oldest brother and I think it’s a fascinating cinematic tour de force.  And then another brother and sister thought it was a total waste of their time.  What do you think?

The Nun’s Story (1959) – Utterly fascinating.  I watched it for Audrey Hepburn but the story, characters, and sneak peek into the inner workings of a convent captured my interest fully.  ‘The Nun’s Story’ is almost three hours long, but that time flew past.

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Jaws (1975) – Yep.  I finally watched it.  I still much prefer ‘Jurassic Park’ though.

Good Will Hunting (1997) – *deep breath*  YOU GUYS.  I get it now.  I totally get why Robin Williams was – and is – a national treasure.  I CAN’T EVEN.  He…he did such a good job.  Totally grabbed my emotions and held them. (Also, young Matt Damon is super cute and I think it’s really cool that he and Ben Affleck wrote the screenplay.)

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So, what movies have you watched lately?  Anything good?

Eva

the fugitive episode review: ‘nightmare at northoak’

This review is part of the 5th Annual Favorite TV Show Episode Blogathon.

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‘Nightmare at Northoak’ was the first episode of The Fugitive I ever watched (or at least the first one I remember watching).  I do take issue with the title because, as you’ll see, the nightmare doesn’t really happen at Northoak – it’s in Kimble’s mind.  Northoak is one of the nicest places Kimble ends up, IMO.

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The episode opens with a creepy scene where Gerrard tracks Kimble through deserted streets until Kimble is finally cornered.  Gerrard pulls out a gun and…Kimble wakes up.  It was all a nightmare.  Gerrard hasn’t caught up with him – yet.  But just as the nightmare fades away, Kimble hears screams and the sounds of a vehicle careening out of control.

He scrambles out of the forest where he was sleeping.  A school bus has crashed and now flames shoot from the wreckage.  The driver is unconscious and the bus is full of panicked children.  Kimble directs them out the back of the school bus, drags the driver and a sleeping kid out, and then goes back in to make sure no one else is left inside.  Predictably, the bus explodes and Kimble is thrown from the wreckage – knocked cold, but alive.

The children from the bus drag him away from the burning bus (and presumably one of them runs for help).

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When Kimble wakes up, he’s lying in a strange bed in a strange house.  Concerned citizens wait outside his bedroom to see how he’s doing and to repay their debt of gratitude by covering the doctor’s fees (something the doctor insists on doing himself – “Those kids he saved…I brought every one of them into this world”) and bringing ham, pudding, and calves’ foot jelly for the invalid.

The family that Kimble is staying with, the Springers, sends everyone home but not before Mrs. Springer – Wilma – declares that whoever is responsible for the accident should be brought to justice.  It seems that even though her husband is sheriff of Northoak (something Kimble discovers very quickly – and to his great trepidation), Wilma is the moral center of the town. (Though Al, her husband, is a really great, upright sheriff.  He’s played by Frank Overton and I love it.)

A nosy reporter drops by the Springer home, asking if he can take a photo of Kimble (who’s calling himself George Porter in this episode).  Wilma says ‘no’, but the reporter gets Larry, the Springers’ son, to sneak into the sick room and take a photo.  Luckily, there’s a cold compress over Kimble’s eyes, but it’s still a risk for him…

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…because Gerrard sees the article and the photo and instantly becomes suspicious.  Gerrard is actually in very few episodes of the show, but he’s truly menacing in this one.  A soulless, heartless tool of the law.  The mystery savior in the news article has no ID (“could’ve lost it in the accident”) and the lower half of his face bears a striking resemblance to the lower half of Richard Kimble’s face.  It’s enough for Gerrard and he sends a telegram (or a phone call – I forget) to Al, asking him to fingerprint George Porter.

Al is really embarrassed about this.  He can’t see how this gentle, quiet man who rescued the children of Northoak could be a convicted murderer.  But he has to do his duty, so he takes Kimble’s fingerprints. (Oh, and somewhere between the taking of the photo and Gerrard seeing it, Kimble also saw it and tried to escape.  But he collapsed and they brought him back.  Nobody’s suspicious of that though, at least not right away.)

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Kimble is desperate to escape once his fingerprints are taken.  As soon as Gerrard gets them, he’ll be in Northoak.  Al leaves the sick room to make a call, leaving Wilma behind, and she finally puts two and two together.  Kimble’s nervousness, the photo in the newspaper…it all adds up to mean one thing: George Porter is a wanted man.  But before she can call her husband, Kimble closes the door.

“I’m innocent.  I didn’t kill my wife.”

Wilma is doubly shocked and horrified to hear that he’s been convicted of killing a woman – and his own wife, no less.  Kimble pleads with her to let him go, to walk out the door, close it, and not tell her husband.  “Isn’t that a fair trade?” he says desperately just before she leaves.  “A life for a life?” (Because he saved Larry’s life, you know.)

Wilma battles within herself.  Should she uphold the law and do what’s right as she’s always done?  Or should she believe this strange man and let him go for the sake of her son?  For a moment, she almost does it.  She almost lets Kimble go.  But then she turns to her husband and tells him everything.

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It’s a bleak moment – for everyone.  Al takes Kimble down to the jailhouse.  Deputy Ernie (played by Paul Carr – so nice to see another familiar face) helps him keep an eye on Kimble until Gerrard arrives.  Gerrard instantly puts everyone on edge – they don’t want to turn Kimble over to this strict, robot-like man.  Al resents Gerrard’s hints that Kimble will somehow escape if he (Gerrard) joins Al for dinner.  But he finally relents and goes to the Springers’ home to enjoy a hearty, home-cooked meal.

During dinner, Gerrard is the only one that’s really eating.  Larry suddenly starts crying, saying that it’s his fault Kimble is back in jail because he took the photo.  Gerrard tries to explain that it was a good thing he did, but Larry leaves the table.  He doesn’t want to hear Gerrard’s harsh rhetoric – and neither do I.  Al goes back to the jailhouse, leaving Wilma alone with Gerrard.

“Couldn’t what he did for our children lighten his sentence?” she asks.  Gerrard says ‘no’.  The law is the law.  The law is inexorable.  And, when Wilma tries a different tack and asks if Gerrard really believes Kimble is guilty, he simply says, “The law says he is.”  And that, apparently, is that.

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Back at the jail, Gerrard checks on Kimble and they have a conversation which starts out polite but quickly goes downhill. “When they feed me my last meal and strap me into the chair, I’ll still say the same thing,” Kimble says. “I didn’t kill my wife.”

According to Gerrard, it’s true – at least for Kimble. So many hours of sleepless night, so much running, so much time to think…of course Kimble now believes he didn’t kill his wife. He’s made the fantasy of his innocence true in his own mind.

This, of course, isn’t actually true. Kimble is innocent. But it’s a frightening glimpse into the workings of Gerrard’s mind. Could we flip his words to mean that he will never believe Kimble is innocent? That even if he’d started out with a flicker of doubt as to whether or not there was a one-armed man, he’s now convinced himself that Kimble cannot – can never – be found innocent?

Maybe Kimble is thinking something like this when he says, “I believe you have nightmares too, Gerrard. I believe your nightmare is that, after I’m dead, you’ll find who really did it.”

The blow strikes home. Gerrard retreats, bringing his cigarette to his lips with shaking fingers.

When he comes out of the cell block, Al has gathered quite a crowd of people. They want to say goodbye to Kimble, to thank him for their children’s lives. It’s a touching moment (one that Gerrard sneers at) as each person files past Kimble and shakes his hand. The last one to do so is Wilma. Regret, sadness, and a little desperation cross her face as she walks away from Kimble’s cell.

And that’s when he opens his hand to reveal the key. Someone slipped it to him.

And so, Kimble escapes again. (I’m not going to go into the details of his escape because it would make this blog post too long. But it’s a good trick played on Gerrard. A really good trick.)

But the episode isn’t over! In the ‘epilog’, Al assembles everyone who said goodbye to Kimble the night before. One of them, he tells Gerrard, passed Kimble the key. But Gerrard has other ideas. “It was you,” he tells Al. “You let Kimble out.”

Al takes exception to this – and rightfully so. Surely he had ideas of letting Kimble go free. After all, Kimble saved his son’s life. But the sheriff side of him won out – and now it seems like that was for nothing, since Gerrard accuses him anyway. But at the last moment Wilma steps forward.

“I gave him the key.”

Gerrard eyes her. “You know what this means, Mrs. Springer.”

Wilma nods. She’ll go to jail.

Until a wonderful thing happens.

“I’ve been in this office often enough,” the doctor cries. “I gave him the key!”

“He saved my life,” the driver of the school bus says. “I was repaying him. I gave him the key.”

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And suddenly everyone stands up, everyone admits to giving Kimble the key that gave him his freedom. In a way, it’s true…although Wilma was the one who actually did it, they all would have. It’s a triumphant, singularly happy ending to an episode of The Fugitive.

(Well, not quite. Because after that scene, things go back to Kimble’s point of view as he wanders the streets of another town. He sees a ‘Help Wanted’ sign. “Help wanted,” the narrator intones. “But there is no help. The only consolation Richard Kimble has is that in some town – perhaps this one – there is a one-armed man who has nightmares…of him!”)

But still. ‘Nightmare at Northoak’ is a lot happier than a lot of Fugitive episodes.  And that’s why it’s my favorite episode in the show.

Eva

five reasons ‘The Princess Diaries’ is my go-to feel-good film

Yesterday was a hard day for me.  Without going into all the details, it involved some tears, a headache, and a day spent sitting around the house.  I watched ‘The Princess Diaries’ for about the tenth time amid all the depressingness and, as always, it cheered me up.  So I decided to write a blog post to figure out why. (You’d be surprised how many of these ‘five reasons’ posts I begin to write without actually knowing the reasons.)

The story is a timeless classic.

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Classic Cinderella, that is.  Social outcast transforms into a graceful princess.  Of course, the road that parallels the transformation is full of goofs and mishaps and hilarity, but that only adds to the fun.  Because you know where the story is going to go (especially in rewatches, duh) you can sit back and soak it in.  I always think of TPD as a ‘comfort food’ kind of movie, a movie that’s like a familiar pair of slippers – and that’s mainly to do with the warmth and gentleness of the story.

Julie Andrews is magical.

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I literally shrieked (with delight! with delight!) when the Queen says, in PD2, “I’ve done a lot of flying in my day”.  Because how is that not perfect?  Anyway, getting back to the first movie…I know Julie’s Andrews’ Queen Clarisse is different from book Queen Clarisse but come on!  It’s Julie Andrews.  She can do whatever she wants with the character.  She makes every movie a million times better – including TPD.

It’s so inspirational.

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Who’d really want to see a film where Mia instantly accepts being a princess and flies straight to Genovia?  No one, that’s who.  Watching Mia become the person she’s meant to be gives us all a little boost of confidence.  There have been times in all of our lives where, like Mia, we’ve wanted to run away from our responsibilities.  I can’t get over how inspiring the last ten or fifteen minutes of TPD is.  From Mia deciding not to escape, to Joe rescuing her, to the speech, to the foot-popping kiss…ahhhhh.

Romance!  Romance everywhere!

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I’m still mad that the writers of PD2 brushed Michael off in the opening lines of the film.  He and Mia were suuuuch a great couple because, you know, he saw her when she was invisible.  They go through some ups and downs, but he still showed up at the ball for her.  LOVE IT.  Sometimes you just need a good, old-fashioned happily ever after.

(Also, Clarisse and Joe.  It’s true love.)

There’s just something about it…

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I really can’t explain the draw ‘The Princess Diaries’ has for me.  But if I’m feeling sick or down, I’ll watch it.  Every time. (Well, this or 1994’s ‘Little Women’.)  Anne Hathaway and Julie Andrews are one of Disney’s most memorable duos.  The soundtrack gives me all the happy feels. (Actually, everything about this movie does that.  But the soundtrack is very special.)  And at the end of the day…no one can make you feel inferior without your consent. -Joe (but also -Eleanor Roosevelt)

Have you ever seen ‘The Princess Diaries’?  Is it one of your favorite films?

Eva

P.S. Joe should have gotten his own paragraph.  Because he’s actually the best.

P.P.S. Lily is awful and I hate her.

P.P.P.S. I should have mentioned the humor, too, because it’s golden.

coco VS. the book of life

There’s quite a few people who say that Pixar ripped off Sony when they made ‘Coco’ a few years after ‘The Book of Life’.  I think that’s nonsense and I’m doing this comparison post partly because I want to…and partly to prove all the haters wrong.  There are a few similarities.  Both films are set during Mexico’s Day of the Dead.  Both feature protagonists who want to pursue music (guitar, specifically) instead of following their families’ profession.  And in each film the villain meets his untimely end via a gigantic bell (though in ‘The Book of Life’, it’s more the bomb than the bell). (Oh, there’s also the thing about Imelda and Monolo’s mom have similar hair…?) 

But other than that, they’re pretty different movies.

// The Plot //

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Coco: A young guitarist named Miguel is transported to the Land of the Dead when he strums a famous guitar.  In order to re-enter the land of the living, Miguel must receive a blessing from one of his dead family members but complicated stuff happens and he must go on an epic journey with a guy named Héctor…and I’m not going to say anything else because the plot is too good to spoil.

The Book of Life: A young guitarist named Monolo fights with his best friend for the affections of the women they both love.  There’s also a wager and a poisonous snake and a weird Candlemaker and not a whole lot of emotional depth.  Oh, and bullfighting.  The plot makes sense, I guess, but it’s kind of shallow.

// The Main Character //

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Coco: Okay, so the first I watched ‘Coco’, I wasn’t completely sold on Miguel.  Like, he was okay and all but he just seemed kind of bland as main characters go. (Sorta like Riley in ‘Inside Out’.)  But on the re-watch I liked him a lot better.  He does a lot of growing up (“Nothing is more important than family”) and his love of music is super endearing because I share it.

The Book of Life: MONOLO IS VOICED BY DIEGO LUNA.  Your argument is invalid.  That awesome fact aside, Monolo is a pretty good hero.  Especially with what he does for Joaquin near the end.  And he’s really sweet and a great singer and, yes, I quite like him.

// The Other Characters //

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Coco: Most of the other characters in ‘Coco’ are Miguel’s family – living and dead.  And they’re all so great.  Héctor is obviously my favorite character but I also love Imelda.  She’s one of those strong female characters that is actually strong – not annoying.  She held her family together after her husband abandoned her; she has so much of my respect.  And then there’s Coco herself.  I love her sweetness. ❤

The Book of Life: My favorite secondary characters in ‘The Book of Life’ are María, La Muerte, and Joaquin.  But at the same time, they aren’t as memorable as the side characters in ‘Coco’.  Joaquin does tug on my heartstrings a little because he wants to live up to his dad’s memory but he can’t without that stupid medal.  But overall, ‘Coco’s’ secondary characters are much more unique and interesting.

// The Villain //

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Coco: Ernesto is one of Pixar’s most despicable villains (and that’s saying something).  He poisons his best friend, he lies and cheats his way to the top of Mexico’s cultural scene, and even in death his scheming, thieving, murderous ways aren’t checked.  Words probably couldn’t describe how much I loathe Ernesto.

The Book of Life: Chakal, the bandit king, is technically the villain but he doesn’t feel very villainous.  Most of the movie’s conflict comes from antagonists in Manolo’s life – whether people or circumstances (like dying).  ‘The Book of Life’ doesn’t really have a villain you can hate.

// The Music //

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Coco: *ALL THE HEART EYES*  I listened to the soundtrack on repeat for weeks and I still love it.  ‘Un Poco Loco’ is definitely my favorite song but they’re all really good.  And Michael Giacchino’s score is beautiful, melancholy, humorous, and exciting in turn.  I liked the soundtrack so much I actually bought a hard copy – something I almost never do.

The Book of Life: Okay, so I don’t remember the score for ‘The Book of Life’.  But I adore ‘I Love You Too Much’ (Diego Luna’s singing voice is lovely) and ‘The Apology Song’ is pretty good as well.

// Emotional Grip //

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Coco: I cry so hard and so much watching ‘Coco’.  Once you know the whole story, pretty much everything about it can move you emotionally – from Ernesto’s flashy rendition of ‘Remember Me’ near the beginning to Héctor explaining how memories work to any scene with Coco.  The film is utterly heartbreaking at times, utterly inspiring and triumphant at others.

The Book of Life: Eh…I wasn’t really moved by ‘The Book of Life’.  And that’s about all I can say.

// Ending //

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Coco: WAAAAAH.  ‘Proud Corazón’ (the song that plays over the ending) KILLS ME.  There’s so much joy and love and pride in it that I CAN’T EVEN.  I literally don’t even know how to describe all the emotions it pulls out of me.  It’s so wonderful seeing the whole family together at last.

The Book of Life: A good ending.  Manolo’s almost-sacrifice is moving and I do like the duet between him and María.

// Overall //

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I don’t think there’s much of a competition here.  ‘The Book of Life’ is an entertaining movie that I enjoy watching every now and then.  But ‘Coco’ is a true Pixar masterpiece (arguably Pixar’s best film) that resonates with me on every single level: characters, storyline, music, visuals (which I didn’t talk about, but both films have AWESOME visuals), and emotions.  I do recommend watching both films, though – see which one you prefer!

Have you seen either of these movies?  Which is your favorite?

Eva

the narnia writing tag

I didn’t have a good idea for today’s post so I hunted down some tags and look what I found:

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Narnia = the best.

Writing = the best.

Together = YAAAAAS.

Let’s get into the tag, shall we? (I’ll be answering the questions based on my current WIP, The Darkness is Past.  It’s a dystopian retelling of the Apostle Paul’s life.) (And I made a few tweaks to the original tag – feel free to use whatever version you want.)

Narnia: Where is your story set?

22nd century North America.  It’s a dystopian world based on some current politics (though not totally, because that would just date my book).  I do like to think that the world of The Darkness is Past is different from a lot of dystopian worlds in books I’ve read.  Time will tell…

The Magician’s Nephew: How did you come up with the idea for your story?

This is slightly embarrassing, not gonna lie.  But I was thinking of writing a Christian dystopian parody (because some of the Christian dystopias I’ve read have been rather cliched).  And I thought “What kind of useless ability could I give the protagonist to make him or her the Special One?”  The ability I came up with got me thinking and while I’m not sure when Paul came in, he did and that was that.

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe: How do your characters meet?

Um?  In a bunch of different ways at a bunch of different times?  I honestly don’t know how to answer this.

The Horse and His Boy: Are there animals in your story?

Nope.

Prince Caspian: Which of your characters turned out different than you’d expected?

There’s this one character who’s a mashup of Barnabas, Peter, and Annanias (that last one is the guy who laid hands on Saul/Paul to give him back his sight) and at first I thought he’d be this nice, kind, gentle pastor who is Very Wise and Laid Back.  Ha.  Come to find out, he’s a warrior with a tortured past who lays down the law and won’t take ‘no’ for an answer (though he is still wise and nice and kind and gentle…in the proper time).

The Voyage of the Dawn Treader: What is one of your character’s personal quests?

Sol, my main character, wants to save as many lives as possible to make amends for all the ones he took before he was saved.  He feels tremendous guilt over his past actions, but the problem is that he tries to solve that guilt apart from God.  So it doesn’t work.

The Silver Chair: Who is the villain?

There actually isn’t anyone who I’d classify as an honest-to-goodness villain.  There are antagonists but no straight up villains.  The character who’s closest to being a villain (Ryan) still has redeeming qualities.  He makes some very wrong choices throughout the story but there’s still good in him.  So there’s no truly villainous villain in The Darkness is Past, but still plenty of conflict.

The Last Battle: Does your story end the way you expected it to?

Yes.  And if you’re at all familiar with Paul’s life, you probably can guess how my story ends. (Though I hope I have a few surprises for you!)  I delayed writing the final few scenes for days and days and when I did…my pulse raced, my hands actually shook, and I was a mess.  It was both thrilling and horrible to feel such intense emotion for characters I created.

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I’d love to see your answers to this tag on your blog or in the comments!

Eva

my favorite youtubers

Everybody has ’em.  And here are mine.

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Black Gryph0n

This guy does fantastic impressions (singing and talking voices).  My favorite videos of his are probably the ‘no auto-tune, one take’ song covers because he’s covered some of my favorite songs.  But the Star Wars impressions are awesome as well.

John Crist

While John Crist isn’t my number one favorite Christian comedian (more on who is in a bit) he’s genuinely funny – I can always count on his videos for a good laugh.  Like most of my favorite Youtubers, I have no idea how I discovered his channel.  But I’m so glad I did.

Georgia Merry

Another song cover channel (there’s a lot of them I love).  Georgia specializes in Disney medleys and covers of Disney princess songs and I’m totally there for that.  Disney is the best!  I love her collabs with Brian Hull (who you’ll also see on this list) and Black Gryph0n.  She has an almost angelic voice…very soothing.

Brian Hull

Brian Hull makes me smile so much.  His enthusiasm for all things Disney (and life in general), his fun impressions (even if they’re not always perfect), and his multiple trips to Disneyland all combine to make a truly memorable channel.

Nadine Brandes

Nadine is one of my absolute favorite authors and her videos are a joy to watch.  She’s so enthusiastic about her writing craft; I love it.  Her videos (particularly the one I’ve embedded above) were partly what set me on the path to getting my book published.  A lot of the time you hear about how hard writing and publishing are but Nadine also shows that you can have fun with that journey.

Austin McConnell

Okay, yes, there are a million video essay channels on Youtube.  But Austin McConnell is my favorite – his videos deal with really random, super interesting topics and he’s one of the only video essayists who can hold my attention to the last second of a video.  And he has this kind of wry, self-deprecating sense of humor that’s rather charming.

Trey Kennedy

My favorite Youtuber.  Period.  He makes me laugh harder than anyone else has for a long time – his videos are clean Christian comedy gold.  I honestly want to embed alllll of his videos for you to enjoy, but I limited myself to just one.  Still, check out his other stuff!  You won’t be disappointed.

Who are some of your favorite Youtubers?  And did you discover one or two new favorites because of this post?

Eva