“There is no such thing as justice, all the best that we can hope for is revenge.”
Emilie Autumn

The first season of Son Yaz showed us time and time again that vengeance never brings fulfillment to anyone. What started as Akgün’s attempt at getting revenge from Selim ended…


Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans. Who said this: https://bit.ly/3bRbNf2

There is a misconception about the Anatolian man (Anadolu erkeği) in Turkey. He is considered to be a stereotype, almost an opposite to the metropolitan man. First let me ask, do you know where Anatolia is? Anatolia is the name of the Asian part of Turkey, referred to also as…


Akmur with incredible forehead chemistry as usual.

“Without pain, without sacrifice we would have nothing. Like the first monkey shot into space.”
Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club

Let this be an homage to an underrated episode of my favorite dizi, Son Yaz. Episode 9 is called Si Sorti: Sen Nerdeydin (Where Were You?). Some of the building…


“No, this trick won’t work… How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love? ”
Albert Einstein

When you come to look at the general plot of Baht Oyunu, the series propose a very simple…


“Mostly it is loss which teaches us about the worth of things.”
Arthur Schopenhauer, Parerga and Paralipomena

There are two ways in which you can lose someone. You can lose them terminally to an irreversible event such as death or you can lose them because of a conflict or…


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“The very essence of romance is uncertainty.”
Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays

Welcome to the second and last part of my efforts of making peace with the amnesia plot. Today we will take a look at the last 5 episodes of season one and…


“Yet you say, ‘Why should not the son suffer for the iniquity of the father?’ When the son has done what is just and right, and has been careful to observe all my statutes, he shall surely live. The soul who sins shall die. The son shall not suffer for…


“We owe it to each other to tell stories.”
Neil Gaiman

In her book, The God of Small Things, Arundhati Roy makes an excellent point about why we never get tired of listening to the same stories, or “great stories” as she calls them. …


“Even god doesn’t propose to judge a man till his last days, why should you and I?”
Dale Carnegie

A great storytelling method is showing the reader or the viewer how the same concept/theme applies to different characters and situations in the story. By creating similar circumstances for different…


“To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything and your heart will be wrung and possibly broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact you must give it to no one, not even an animal. Wrap it carefully round with hobbies and little luxuries; avoid…

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