We want even brand-new characters to feel like old friends. We demand a coziness that often takes years to cultivate.

No show really gets that time anymore.

—“The Brooklyn Nine-Nine Premiere: A Rare Bright Moment in Fox’s Rough Fall Season”, Andy Greenwald, Grantland, 2014. (via aintgotnoladytronblues)


making HONEST ANTAGONISTS who believe they’re in the right and firmly believe in what they’re doing is SO MUCH MORE INTERESTING than making them “crazy” because of some outside influence. make villains who believe they are the protagonists

(Source: mikleos)


the Guilty One