“Blondes make the best victims,” said filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock to CBS in 1977. “They’re like virgin snow that shows up the bloody footprints.”
We've called out various movie and TV tropes that we never want to see again in the past. But today we're calling attention to the silly, stupid, brilliant and hilarious scifi tropes that we absolutely, positively love—and hope we never live in a world without them.
Cracked offers a spot-on satirization of the miserable buyer/miserable seller relationship fostered by video gaming's simplified retail economies. However, it overlooks some enormous bargains you can find in real estate. For example, an entire golf course for $5.
We all know the scene: It starts when a character in a fantasy story swears an oath. An oath... in blood. He dramatically unsheathes a knife, places it across his palm, and makes a fist before running the blade through his hand.