Spooky, Not Scary
Approaching the horror genre from an unusual direction in order to better understand it and elaborating on what it means to "spread dark fun"
How to be Happy Under Any Circumstances
Offering a variety of practical tactics and strategies you can use to make yourself happier regardless of your external circumstances or resources in your life. The power is within you!
Why I Don't Care About Politics
Sharing some basic, personal thoughts on the subject of politics and reasons I don't normally address this rather complex topic.
The Joy of Selfishness
Viewing selfishness as an admirable principle or standard, can make it a very gratifying and useful tool for everyday life.
Business of Villainy
The evil businessman is one of the most prevalent villain archetypes in entertainment; let's take a closer look at these cunning capitalists and megalomaniacal money makers.
Fighting "The Man"
Summit yourself to being integrated into the system. Know that resistance is futile!
Real Life: The Game
In this rant Vicious describes why real life makes for a bad game and should not be mimicked.
Capitalism and Killing Gods- Part Two
Expanding on the ideas of part one, while taking into account the practical realities and potential drawbacks of this scheme.
Capitalism and Killing Gods- Part One
My proposal for neutralizing the dangers of religious fanaticism by promoting a more materialist society.
Greatest Anime Villains
List of and observations about some of the most inspirational characters in anime (warning: this is a long one, even for us).
Exploring issues of villainous allegiance and why you should never trust a "good guy".
Thinking Like a Predator
Some explanation about how to get into the predatory mindset, as well as a few of the benefits associated with embracing this proactive perspective.
Taking a critical look at current youth culture, as well as popular contemporary attitudes and philosophical approaches.
Controlling Your Surroundings
Here I will try and give you some ideas about how you can improve your state of mind by leveraging various external factors and stimuli.
You are what you... everything!
In this rant we will uncover some of the basic external factors that contribute to who we are and attempt to answer the question "is there a real you".
How to Play MMORPGs (Correctly)- Part 3
In part 3, Vicious talks about some of the basic elements that are common to most MMO games and how you should approach them.
How to Play MMORPGs (Correctly)- Part 2
Vicious now takes a look at some of the other factors that exist outside of the game but will effect how you play said game; including technology and yourself.
How to Play MMORPGs (Correctly)- Part 1
This rant by Vicious discusses how a villain should deal with guild administrators, members and people in general within MMO video games.
Villainesque Movie Endings
Is there any preexisting examples of villainesque ideals in mainstream entertainment? Of course, and here I have provided you with a few of the most delightfully diabolical endings that cinema has to offer.
Concepts of Evil - Part Four
In this rant, I will help you to understand a villain's ideas about the concept of evil by revealing my own personal views on the matter; as well as explaining some of the factors which have led me to these rather unique ideas.
Concepts of Evil - Part Three
Here we will take a look at the ways in which different people analyze the word "evil" and dissect many of the arguments against its usage.
Hate: An Underappreciated Emotion
Exploring the upsides of hate, anger and other greatly misunderstood, but completely natural and healthy human tendencies.
Human Ugliness and Inner Beauty
We examine the correlation between internal and external beauty, and see how stress, self deprecating morality and general inner worthlessness can prove to be very ugly things indeed.
Evil Standards and Philosophical Flaws
In this article, I explain how best to approach and look at villainous philosophy; as well as exposing some of ways in which thinking too philosophically can diminish the true value of material reality.
Here I explain the concept of the villainesque genre / lifestyle and my reasons for creating and popularizing this idea. This is what Twisted Jenius is all about!
The Power of Disbelief
In this rant we explore the numerous, yet often unrecognized benefits to being an atheist and becoming your own god.
Dissatisfaction and Improving Your Existence
Here I expose a few of the insidious social mechanisms which may be stifling your success. The first step in overcoming an obstacle is to recognize that it's there.
Dark Comedies- Part Two: The Continuation
I provide you with some examples and analysis of a few specific dark comedies, and throw in a bit of my own shady humor while I'm at it.
Dark Comedies- Part One
In this article, we take a look at what elements make up a good dark / black comedy and examine how to best interpret movies of this genre.
Great Wall of Stupidity
In this rant we discover that many people actually choose to believe irrational things and indulge in self delusion on a massive scale in order to avoid unpleasant truths.