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Writing

How to Write a Sympathetic Villain

How do you get an audience to relate to one of the most central figures in your thriller? Author Karen Rose offers tips on how to write sympathetic villains.

Writing

Why It’s Okay to Root for the “Villain” in Books and Movies

Author Rena Olsen on the allure of villains for readers and writers and why there's no such thing as a fully evil character.

Culture

‘Mean Girls’ Underscores This Season’s Scarcity of Broadway Bad Girls

If the phrases “Get in loser, we’re going shopping” or “Boo, you whore” are already up and running in your lexicon, see you at the August Wilson Theatre.

Culture

Which James Bond Villain Are You?

Ian Fleming knew a thing or two about writing villains. Read on to learn what traits most Bond villains share, and take a spin on the Bond Villain roulette.

Culture

Composer Hans Zimmer Wants Your Voice for 'The Dark Knight Rises'

The latest in movie and lit news to welcome you back from the weekend. Today: movie poster psychology, a fight over the best literary villains, and a new wrinkle in the "Best Animated Feature" Oscar race.