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** At the end of the ComicBook/SilentHill Dead/Alive review, we learn the origins of the Magic Gun. It is made of the soul of a tortured little girl. A girl ''tortured by her parents to revive an ancient god''. Upon learning of this, and how he has been using the Gun for so long, an already weakened [[WebVideo/AtopTheFourthWall Linkara]] is mind-raped to the point of believing that he was the girl's father and tries to shoot himself with the Gun. He only survives because the girl's spirit in the Gun sees he's worth saving, and doesn't shoot.

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** At the end of the ComicBook/SilentHill Dead/Alive review, we learn the origins of the Magic Gun. It is made of the soul of a tortured little girl. A girl ''tortured by her parents to revive an ancient god''. Upon learning of this, and how he has been using the Gun for so long, an already weakened [[WebVideo/AtopTheFourthWall Linkara]] Linkara is mind-raped to the point of believing that he was the girl's father and tries to shoot himself with the Gun. He only survives because the girl's spirit in the Gun sees he's worth saving, and doesn't shoot.


** At the end of the ComicBook/SilentHill Dead/Alive review, we learn the origins of the Magic Gun. It is made of the soul of a tortured little girl. A girl ''tortured by her parents to revive an ancient god''. Upon learning of this, and how he has been using the Gun for so long, an already weakened Linkara is mind-raped to the point of believing that he was the girl's father and tries to shoot himself with the Gun. He only survives because the girl's spirit in the Gun sees he's worth saving, and doesn't shoot.

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** At the end of the ComicBook/SilentHill Dead/Alive review, we learn the origins of the Magic Gun. It is made of the soul of a tortured little girl. A girl ''tortured by her parents to revive an ancient god''. Upon learning of this, and how he has been using the Gun for so long, an already weakened Linkara [[WebVideo/AtopTheFourthWall Linkara]] is mind-raped to the point of believing that he was the girl's father and tries to shoot himself with the Gun. He only survives because the girl's spirit in the Gun sees he's worth saving, and doesn't shoot.


* [[http://thefoundary.blogspot.com/2011/11/lewis-and-i-have-parted-ways.html Lewis and Liz have broken up as a couple.]] It has been hinted that the split was amiable, and that they will remain friends, but it's still pretty sad.
** As of 2018, Liz has confirmed that they've grown apart to where they rarely speak any more. (The last time they had any communication was when they bumped into one another at the funeral of a mutual friend.) While she's stated that she would go out of her way to help him if he asked, it's terribly sad to see two people who were once as close as family go ''years'' without talking to one another.
*** That also means she wasn’t invited to his wedding. Plus with their drift to different politics from each other over the years, what’s really the chance of them ever being friends again?


** There's something rather depressing about Lewis' frustration of the comic, enraged at Tom King (and by an extent, DC Comics itself too) being rather disparaging with its themes of mental illness and the poor handling of the topic, border lining UnfortunateImplications with how all the characters with underlining mental illness are put up as. Considering Lewis himself once criticized himself for how disrespectful he was towards those with mental illness (notably depression) in his ''[[ComicBook/SupermanGrounded Superman #701]]'' review, this must have stung.

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** There's something rather depressing about Lewis' frustration of the comic, enraged at Tom King (and by an extent, DC Comics itself too) being rather disparaging with its themes of mental illness and the poor handling of the topic, border lining UnfortunateImplications unfortunate implications with how all the characters with underlining mental illness are put up as. Considering Lewis himself once criticized himself for how disrespectful he was towards those with mental illness (notably depression) in his ''[[ComicBook/SupermanGrounded Superman #701]]'' review, this must have stung.


** Oh, it gets even more heart-rending, as revealed in ''ComicBook/BatmanNoel''. [[ReplacementGoldfish Harvey thinks of Linkara as a replacement for Charlie.]] Future!Linkara tells him he has to let go of Charlie's memory, because he's been stuck there. Harvey has ''serious'' issues with this, still thinking of Linkara as his surrogate son. When Linkara left to find out what was wrong with his magic, Harvey was angry because it felt like Charlie was leaving all over again. All this is taking place in front of Charlie's grave, just to really hammer the nail home. Eventually, Harvey is able to say goodbye to the grave, and lets go of the memory. When he stands up, he's suddenly in Linkara's house, [[MoodWhiplash where Linkara is clearly overjoyed to see him, and invites him in for the Christmas celebrations.]] Harvey closes out the episode with a breathtaking rendition of '[[Film/TheMuppetChristmasCarol Thankful Heart]]'. [[MoodWhiplash Then he realizes all of his belongings are still at the hotel he was plucked from two weeks ago.]]

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** Oh, it gets even more heart-rending, as revealed in ''ComicBook/BatmanNoel''. [[ReplacementGoldfish Harvey thinks of Linkara as a replacement for Charlie.]] Future!Linkara Future Linkara tells him he has to let go of Charlie's memory, because he's been stuck there. Harvey has ''serious'' issues with this, still thinking of Linkara as his surrogate son. When Linkara left to find out what was wrong with his magic, Harvey was angry because it felt like Charlie was leaving all over again. All this is taking place in front of Charlie's grave, just to really hammer the nail home. Eventually, Harvey is able to say goodbye to the grave, and lets go of the memory. When he stands up, he's suddenly in Linkara's house, [[MoodWhiplash where Linkara is clearly overjoyed to see him, and invites him in for the Christmas celebrations.]] Harvey closes out the episode with a breathtaking rendition of '[[Film/TheMuppetChristmasCarol Thankful Heart]]'. [[MoodWhiplash Then he realizes all of his belongings are still at the hotel he was plucked from two weeks ago.]]

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* Allen's state in the "Yet Another 15 Screw-Ups" countdown is just ''depressing''. The poor man's hair is in a complete mess, and he's at his wit's end after dealing with Trump and his inane demands for four years straight. His speech to the man also cuts deeply; this is a ReasonableAuthorityFigure who, for all intents and purposes, believes in his country and the people who live in it, so dealing with someone who represents every negative stereotype of it just ''has'' to hurt. The fact that he's been fired would've also been the depressing cherry on top, but VetinariJobSecurity thankfully makes it more of a vacation that he desperately needs.


** Oh, it gets even more heart-rending, as revealed in ''Batman: Noel''. [[ReplacementGoldfish Harvey thinks of Linkara as a replacement for Charlie.]] Future!Linkara tells him he has to let go of Charlie's memory, because he's been stuck there. Harvey has ''serious'' issues with this, still thinking of Linkara as his surrogate son. When Linkara left to find out what was wrong with his magic, Harvey was angry because it felt like Charlie was leaving all over again. All this is taking place in front of Charlie's grave, just to really hammer the nail home. Eventually, Harvey is able to say goodbye to the grave, and lets go of the memory. When he stands up, he's suddenly in Linkara's house, [[MoodWhiplash where Linkara is clearly overjoyed to see him, and invites him in for the Christmas celebrations.]] Harvey closes out the episode with a breathtaking rendition of '[[Film/TheMuppetChristmasCarol Thankful Heart]]'. [[MoodWhiplash Then he realizes all of his belongings are still at the hotel he was plucked from two weeks ago.]]

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** Oh, it gets even more heart-rending, as revealed in ''Batman: Noel''.''ComicBook/BatmanNoel''. [[ReplacementGoldfish Harvey thinks of Linkara as a replacement for Charlie.]] Future!Linkara tells him he has to let go of Charlie's memory, because he's been stuck there. Harvey has ''serious'' issues with this, still thinking of Linkara as his surrogate son. When Linkara left to find out what was wrong with his magic, Harvey was angry because it felt like Charlie was leaving all over again. All this is taking place in front of Charlie's grave, just to really hammer the nail home. Eventually, Harvey is able to say goodbye to the grave, and lets go of the memory. When he stands up, he's suddenly in Linkara's house, [[MoodWhiplash where Linkara is clearly overjoyed to see him, and invites him in for the Christmas celebrations.]] Harvey closes out the episode with a breathtaking rendition of '[[Film/TheMuppetChristmasCarol Thankful Heart]]'. [[MoodWhiplash Then he realizes all of his belongings are still at the hotel he was plucked from two weeks ago.]]

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** Tying back into the point made about him above, Vyce's own breakdown and eventual demise is this as well as being NightmareFuel. His introspection and interactions with Linkara and his friends, especially [[VillainRespect 90's Kid]], made it seem like he could have potentially begun to redeem himself from the universal conqueror he had become. His brutal breakdown in the face of the final death of the Entity he had spent his entire life chasing after only shows how much for all of his talk of wanting to end the Entity, his own life had become irreversibly intertwined with it and had become a player in the twisted "game" they had played part in as a result, and his inability to accept it's death not being at his own hands led to his own downfall. As one commentor eloquently put it:
--->'''Sara Fontanini:''' The game is a metaphor for the characters feeling lost and confused, trying to distract themselves with an endless battle rather than face their own despair, trapping themselves in a rut because they're too afriad....or in Vyce's case, too prideful.\\
IN Vyce's 'game' he's the dark hero utilising evil methods in the name of a greater good....but without the entity justifying his actions, he's just an asshole using big guns to bully others. If he fails to defeat the entity and save everyone, he 'loses. the game, without even the ability of defeating his archenemy to keep him comfort, to give meaning to his own life.\\
And that's why he's a villain.


** Oh, it gets even more heart-rending, as revealed in ''Batman: Noel''. [Harvey thinks of Linkara as a replacement for Charlie. Future!Linkara tells him he has to let go of Charlie's memory, because he's been stuck there. Harvey has ''serious'' issues with this, still thinking of Linkara as his surrogate son. When Linkara left to find out what was wrong with his magic, Harvey was angry because it felt like Charlie was leaving all over again. All this is taking place in front of Charlie's grave, just to really hammer the nail home. Eventually, Harvey is able to say goodbye to the grave, and lets go of the memory. When he stands up, he's suddenly in Linkara's house, [[MoodWhiplash where Linkara is clearly overjoyed to see him, and invites him in for the Christmas celebrations.]] Harvey closes out the episode with a breathtaking rendition of '[[Film/TheMuppetChristmasCarol Thankful Heart]]'. [[MoodWhiplash Then he realizes all of his belongings are still at the hotel he was plucked from two weeks ago.]]

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** Oh, it gets even more heart-rending, as revealed in ''Batman: Noel''. [Harvey [[ReplacementGoldfish Harvey thinks of Linkara as a replacement for Charlie. Charlie.]] Future!Linkara tells him he has to let go of Charlie's memory, because he's been stuck there. Harvey has ''serious'' issues with this, still thinking of Linkara as his surrogate son. When Linkara left to find out what was wrong with his magic, Harvey was angry because it felt like Charlie was leaving all over again. All this is taking place in front of Charlie's grave, just to really hammer the nail home. Eventually, Harvey is able to say goodbye to the grave, and lets go of the memory. When he stands up, he's suddenly in Linkara's house, [[MoodWhiplash where Linkara is clearly overjoyed to see him, and invites him in for the Christmas celebrations.]] Harvey closes out the episode with a breathtaking rendition of '[[Film/TheMuppetChristmasCarol Thankful Heart]]'. [[MoodWhiplash Then he realizes all of his belongings are still at the hotel he was plucked from two weeks ago.]]

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* At the end of the "Web of Life" review, Linkara remarks that the Confession torturing him will give him a lot to talk to his therapist about. It's a sobering reminder that the bizarre events in Linkara's life have left some pretty significant psychological marks.


*** That also means she wasn’t invited to his wedding. Plus with their [[Administrivia/RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgment drift to different politics from each other]] over the years, what’s really the chance of them ever being friends again?

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*** That also means she wasn’t invited to his wedding. Plus with their [[Administrivia/RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgment drift to different politics from each other]] other over the years, what’s really the chance of them ever being friends again?



* Linkara starts the 600th episode preparing to do the ''Film/{{Caligula}}'' comic as WebVideo/TheCinemaSnob had suggested. He gets a call from someone who tells him [[Administrivia/RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgment the things Brad has been up to lately]] and immediately cancels the review, moving over to ''Sins Past'' instead.

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* Linkara starts the 600th episode preparing to do the ''Film/{{Caligula}}'' comic as WebVideo/TheCinemaSnob had suggested. He gets a call from someone who tells him [[Administrivia/RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgment the things Brad has been up to lately]] lately and immediately cancels the review, moving over to ''Sins Past'' instead.


** It becomes even worse in the next episode "Clive Barker's Hellraiser Summer Special," after it becomes obvious that something ''is'' happening this year... and it's no loner being PlayedForLaughs.

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** It becomes even worse in the next episode "Clive Barker's Hellraiser Summer Special," after it becomes obvious that something ''is'' happening this year... and it's no loner longer being PlayedForLaughs.


* His commentary at the end of ''ComicBook/HeroesInCrisis'' regarding heroes being casually killed or turned evil is quite sobering. For all comic book fans like to joke that DeathIsCheap in comics, the fact is that for every major hero who's died and come back there are a dozen c-list characters, like Hotspot and Lagoon Boy, who ''never'' come back because they just don't have enough fans for the executives to care. Case in point, Lewis refers to his all-time favorite superhero, Danny Chase, aka Phantasm of ''ComicBook/TheNewTeenTitans'', a [[TheScrappy Scrappy]] character who died all the way back in 1992 and has ''never'' come back. Odds are that any minor hero casually killed for shock value in ''any'' event comic you read will have at least ''one'' person for whom that character was their favorite superhero.
** There's something rather depressing about Lewis's frustration of the comic, enraged at Tom King (and by an extent, DC Comics itself too) being rather disparaging with its themes of mental illness and the poor handling of the topic, border lining UnfortunateImplications with how all the characters with underlining mental illness are put up as. Considering Lewis himself once criticized himself for how disrespectful he was towards those with mental illness (notably depression) in his ''[[ComicBook/SupermanGrounded Superman #701]]'' review, this must have stung.

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* His commentary at the end of ''ComicBook/HeroesInCrisis'' regarding heroes being casually killed or turned evil is quite sobering. For all comic book fans like to joke that DeathIsCheap in comics, the fact is that for every major hero who's died and come back there are a dozen c-list characters, like Hotspot and Lagoon Boy, who ''never'' come came back because they just don't have enough fans for the executives to care. Case in point, Lewis refers to his all-time favorite superhero, Danny Chase, aka Phantasm of ''ComicBook/TheNewTeenTitans'', a [[TheScrappy Scrappy]] character who died all the way back in 1992 and has ''never'' come back. Odds are that any minor hero casually killed for shock value in ''any'' event comic you read will have at least ''one'' person for whom that character was their favorite superhero.
** There's something rather depressing about Lewis's Lewis' frustration of the comic, enraged at Tom King (and by an extent, DC Comics itself too) being rather disparaging with its themes of mental illness and the poor handling of the topic, border lining UnfortunateImplications with how all the characters with underlining mental illness are put up as. Considering Lewis himself once criticized himself for how disrespectful he was towards those with mental illness (notably depression) in his ''[[ComicBook/SupermanGrounded Superman #701]]'' review, this must have stung.

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