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Friday Frazzles

Currently, there is a theme going around the indie circuit regarding the ‘deus ex machina’ plot device and the frowning upon of such simplistic usages… Basically, this is the meaning: a Latin calque from Greek ἀπὸ μηχανῆς θεός (apò mēkhanês theós), meaning “god from the machine”.[2] The term has evolved to mean a plot device whereby… Continue reading Friday Frazzles