Worldbuilding Workout is a newsletter-style blog that examines topics in animation, TV shows, video games, and other general nerd media with an analytic eye.
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The reformed changelings were how I began regularly writing FiM content, and more importantly, how I discovered my spark for writing platonic love and dialogue. Today I thought I’d refurbish several old analysis blogs from FIMFiction and give the changelings a proper lore analysis in Worldbuilding Workout. From Vampires to Fairies, A Reformed Changeling Deep Dive: Societal (Re)Structure The changelings are some of the …Read More
Being fashionably late to everything is a specialty of mine. Today I want to talk about Stolas, my favorite character from my latest fandom, Helluva Boss, and how his relationship with Blitzo shows some of the gnarlier aspects of building intimacy with others, and how I myself relate to them as a gay man. Welcome back to Worldbuilding Workout, everyone! Apologies for the hiatus. …Read More
Every character is somebody’s favorite. Today I’m going to return to form and create an MLP-centric analysis talking about my favorite supporting character—one who has had mixed reception, at best. The Supermarine Firehorse: Character Analysis I adore Spitfire. I think her design is one of the best in the show, and as an early-on fanatic of Rainbow Dash, I saw Spitfire as a symbolic …Read More