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On The Tropes Promotion!
On The Tropes, Episode 27: Time Travel or 1.27 Jigawatts
On The Rocks, Episode 65: Puppeteer
On The Tropes, Episode 26: Dysfunctional Family
On The Tropes, Episode 25: Corrupt Corporate Executive or C.E.Foe
On The Tropes, Episode 24: Evil vs. Evil or We Have A Competition In Us
On The Tropes, Episode 23: Jump Scare or On The Tr AHHHH
On The Rocks Episode 62: Grand Theft Auto V
On The Tropes Episode 22: The End... Or Is It? or Shape Escapes
On The Tropes Episode 21: Cabin in the Woods or All Tropesy TurvyShow Notes!
On the Tropes Episode 20: The Spin-Off or On The Tropes: Special Victims UnitShow Notes!
On The Rocks Episode 61: XCOM: Enemy Unknown
On The Rocks Episode 60: Runner 2: Future of Rhythm Alien
On The Tropes Episode 19: Breaking Bad or Troping BadShow Notes!
On The Tropes Episode 18: Typecasting or Playing Against Trope
On The Tropes 17: Crazy Enough To Work Or I Schemed A Scheme In Time Gone By
On The Tropes Episode 16: Love Epiphany or Day By Day It's More Impossible To TropeEpisode 16 Show Notes!
On The Rocks, Episode 59: Hitman: Absolution
Episode 15: Badass Normal or On The Tropes Under The Red Hood
Episode 14: Rousing Speech or Tonight We Are Renewing The Apocalypse
Bonus: Ben Affleck as Batman or The Dahk Knight
Episode 13: The Makeover / Training from Hell or The Eyeshadow of the Tiger
Episode 12: The Trilogy or On The Tropes Beyond Thunderdome
Episode 11: Nameless Narrative or A Fistful of Podcasts
Episode 10: Daylight Horror or The Unbearable Being of Lightness
Episode 9: The Cameo or Stan By Lee
Episode 8.5: Deadly Game or Hide and Go Slay
Episode 8: Hunting the Most Dangerous Game or Eat, Prey, Love
Episode 7 Manic Pixie Dream Girl or How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Girl
Episode 6: Black Comedy
Episode 5: The Remake
Episode 4: Genre BustingThe Episode
Episode 3: Chekhov's Gun
Episode 2: Mac Guffins
Episode 1: Breaking the Fourth Wall
On The Tropes, The History
Almost thirty years ago, the governments of the world banded together to enact a secret plan: to study and catalogue storytelling conventions and motifs. The goal was to discover certain patterns, the so-called “tropes”. In controlling story-telling itself, these corrupt governments would control the world. And so “On The Tropes”, a term coined by project head Professor Gary Goldstein, was born. They soon realized that none of the scientists of the era possessed the massive levels of bravery and intellect required for the study. Having no other option, the government leaders turned to their only possible course of action: dark science, and even darker sorcery. Six male children were chosen and developed in secrecy throughout their lives. Using an array of scientific, philosophical, mystical, and some say evil methods, the scientists achieved a remarkable result. The six men were gifted with powers of comprehension and wisdom heretofore unseen since the days of the Egyptian priests. Rebelling together against their dictatorial creators, the five men released storytelling from its totalitarian chains as they became the six hosts of On The Tropes:
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