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The Wind Rises: Dreams

Watching a good Ghibli movie is like getting hit by a train. Watching The Wind Rises is like falling into a sad and very beautiful dream. The Wind Rises is a semi-autobiographical movie about Jiro Hiroshiki, an engineer who made airplanes--specifically, the airplanes used to bomb Pearl Harbor and begin Japan's chapter in World War Two. The most… Continue reading The Wind Rises: Dreams

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How to Be Like…Dolores Umbridge

The "the greatest make-believe villain to come along since Hannibal Lecter". Of course you don't want to be like her, but click for tips on how to make a character like her.