One of the craziest ways a villain can keep their base hidden is to keep it moving constantly around the country. Of course, there's no way your typical Elaborate Underground Base will fit into the average mobile home, (unless it's bigger on the inside than the outside) but rather than compromise and throw away the Shark Pool, the villain will put his base in an overly large truck or train.
Typically, this vehicle is armour plated and two or three lanes wide, and as a result can just careen straight down the middle of the road/railway
Some duels or similar combats are meant to end when one of the participants causes the other to bleed or be otherwise injured. Whether or not this actually happens often depends on circumstances, but this is a stated stipulation or assumption of at least one participant.
Compare: First Blood, when a combatant having blood drawn on them indicates that the fight is more serious than first thought. Single-Stroke Battle, where a swordfight ends with one participant killed by the other on their first swing.
A soldier specifically intended to be above and beyond a normal man; harder, better, faster, stronger, tougher, more skilled, more determined, built and trained to fight and win. The Super Soldier can come in many forms, ranging from government- … more
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164. Meaningful Name September 12, 2018
The gang talk about the trope Meaningful Name and their favorite examples, as well as current pop culture recommendations. If you're new to the show from TV Tropes, make sure to subscribe and rate us, and check us out on facebook and twitter!
Episode 240 - A Quiet Place September 12, 2018
This week we're reviewing one of the biggest thriller movies of the year: A Quiet Place! Is this monster movie an instant classic? We're also discussing our favorite examples of the trope, Nothing is Scarier, while drinking a semi-corny drink.
Sweet Corn Cocktail
- 2 oz. Bourbon
- 1/2 oz. Dry Vermouth
- 3/4 oz. Lemon Juice
- 1/2 oz. Simple Syrup
- 1/2 Cup Corn Kernals (Muddled)
Indie Corner (38:27)
- Smack-a-bun (Browser)
- Source of Madness (Browser)
The Weekly Trope (48:29)
Nothing is Scarier - A horror trope where fear isn't induced by a traumatic visual or by a physical threat, but by the sole lack of an event.
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