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Follow-up to Authors Kill Suspension of Disbelief by K.M. Weiland

I read an interesting article from K.M. Weiland about Authors killing the Suspension of Disbelief.  It is a great article, and has a video too if you don’t want to read (it’s a transcript of the video).

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The Nostalgia Critic suggested the universe should have exploded

The basic jist of it, is writers will often time have little inside jokes in their stories as a wink to the readers, which is OK to do, but sometimes go too far and taking us back to reality.  Not just books, but all forms of media.  Sometimes it can be done well, such as Metal Gear Solid telling you to look for the codec frequency on the back the CD case, and sometimes it can be done badly, just like in the Double Dragon movie where we see the Double Dragon arcade game.

 

 

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