If you’re watching a murder mystery, and in the first five minutes you meet a super suspicious character who’s clearly lying about their alibi, you’re like “well he definitely didn’t do it,” because you know the tropes of murder mysteries.
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“In fact, they believe there may be as many as 150 million dead mammoths frozen beneath the Siberian tundra just waiting to be dug up.” Also, Victorian…
I love petty resentments and cutting insults, but since I’m basically a nice person, I only ever feel comfortable enjoying them when they’re directed a…
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