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27th Jul '15 2:51:01 PM StFan
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The [[http://mythpunk.blogspot.com/ Mythpunk]] Fiction Blog is a blog containing, you guessed it, MythPunk action-comedy stories combining alternate history and epics. Set in a world where historical figures regularly clash with dinosaurs, zombies, and alien gods with kung fu, the stories run off of RuleOfCool and sly historical and pop culture in-jokes.

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The [[http://mythpunk.blogspot.com/ Mythpunk]] Fiction Blog is a blog containing, you guessed it, MythPunk {{Mythpunk}} action-comedy stories combining alternate history and epics. Set in a world where historical figures regularly clash with dinosaurs, zombies, and alien gods with kung fu, the stories run off of RuleOfCool and sly historical and pop culture in-jokes.
3rd Jul '15 4:25:32 PM nombretomado
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* EldritchAbomination: LadyGaga.

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* EldritchAbomination: LadyGaga.Music/LadyGaga.



* MindRape: LadyGaga does this.

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* MindRape: LadyGaga Music/LadyGaga does this.
9th Mar '15 12:21:48 PM LongLiveHumour
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* GeorgeWashington: Is a total badass.

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* GeorgeWashington: UsefulNotes/GeorgeWashington: Is a total badass.
13th Jun '14 1:19:04 AM SeptimusHeap
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* ArtisticLicensePaleontology:
** Carefully danced around. While velociraptors appear, it's never mentioned whether they're realistically tiny, or the large-sized, Jurassic Park-style velociraptors.
** And beside that, they were created through MadScience.



* SomewhereAPalaeontologistIsCrying: Carefully danced around. While velociraptors appear, it's never mentioned whether they're realistically tiny, or the large-sized, Jurassic Park-style velociraptors.
** And beside that, they were created through MadScience.
23rd Oct '13 4:20:00 PM Parable
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* CrowningMomentOfFunny: "''The British were fielding velociraptors. A full legion of them, clad in red coats and powdered wigs, advanced on the colonial army, reptilian eyes aglint with the cold malice of primeval hunger.''"
22nd Aug '12 7:14:09 PM jate88
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* NeoPaganism: Radio Gaga could be seen as an eldritch version of the goddess creation myth
6th Jul '12 6:18:57 PM Parable
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'''Tropes Found in Mythpunk Include:'''

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'''Tropes !Tropes Found in Mythpunk Include:'''
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6th Jul '12 6:18:06 PM Parable
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The [[http://mythpunk.blogspot.com/ Mythpunk]] Fiction Blog is a blog containing, you guessed it, MythPunk action-comedy stories combining alternate history and epics. Set in a world where historical figures regularly clash with dinosaurs, zombies, and alien gods with kung fu, the stories run off of RuleOfCool and sly historical and pop culture in-jokes.

'''Tropes Found in Mythpunk Include:'''

* AuthorityEqualsAsskicking: In full effect for the Founding Fathers.
* BadassBoast: Alexander Hamilton has one of these.
* BadassNormal: Pretty much every historical figure, ever.
* {{Buddhism}}: With Jane Austen as Siddhartha.
* CosmicHorrorStory: Radio Gaga.
* CrowningMomentOfFunny: "''The British were fielding velociraptors. A full legion of them, clad in red coats and powdered wigs, advanced on the colonial army, reptilian eyes aglint with the cold malice of primeval hunger.''"
* DealWithTheDevil: George Washington made a pact with the gods of firearms to become impervious to bullets.
* DoomsdayDevice: Benjamin Franklin built one of these.
* EldritchAbomination: LadyGaga.
* TheEmpire: The British, naturally.
* EverythingsBetterWithDinosaurs: ''Washington Invictus''.
* EyeBeams: Jane Austen's demon governess has these.
* FantasyKitchenSink: Gods, zombies, vampires, Buddhas, Lovecraftian horrors, mad scientists, dinosaurs, and presidents.
* GeorgeWashington: Is a total badass.
* ImmuneToBullets: George Washington.
* KatanasAreJustBetter: Alexander Hamilton uses a katana forged by Adam Smith to defeat the god of economics.
* MadScientist: Benjamin Franklin is one of these.
* MartialArtsAndCrafts: Alexander Hamilton is a master of kung fu economomics.
* MetaphysicalFuel: Washington powers Benjamin Franklin's superweapon with the crystallized soul of Benedict Arnold.
* MindRape: LadyGaga does this.
* OurVampiresAreDifferent: They're manifestations of the inherent suffering of all life. Or at least, Dracula is.
* RuleOfCool: The driving force of the stories.
* ScienceIsBad: Benjamin Franklin is seen as a villainous figure because he's a scientist. On the other hand, Thomas Jefferson is a sorcerer and George Washington makes deals with various devils, and nothing is said of it.
* SomewhereAPalaeontologistIsCrying: Carefully danced around. While velociraptors appear, it's never mentioned whether they're realistically tiny, or the large-sized, Jurassic Park-style velociraptors.
** And beside that, they were created through MadScience.
* ZombieApocalypse: Anyone Died is one of these, and a Victorian-era zombie apocalypse is a minor detail in Virtue and Vampyrism.
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