Sunday, December 12, 2010

CAN'T STOP MEME-ING: 15 FICTIONAL CHARACTERS

Don't take too long to think about it. Fifteen fictional characters (television, films, plays, books) who've influenced you and that will always stick with you. List the first fifteen you can recall in no more than fifteen minutes. Tag at least fifteen friends, including me, because I'm interested in seeing what characters my friends choose.


Nick Smith, Metropolitan by White Stillman

Ogami Itto, Lone Wolf and Cub by Kazuo Koike and Goseki Kojima

Dorothy Gale, The Oz Series by L. Frank Baum

Varla, Faster Pussycat! Kill! Kill! by Russ Meyer

Wilson, Wilson by Dan Clowes

Harriet Vane, Gaudy Night and other works by Dorothy L. Sayers

Unnamed Narrator, Jesus' Son by Denis Johnson

Hannah Mole, Miss Mole by E.H. Young

Jane Eyre, Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

Gina Aeisi, Synners by Pat Cadigan

Eraserhead, Eraserhead by David Lynch

Helga Crane, Quicksand by Nella Larsen

Winifred "Fred" Burkle, Angel by Joss Whedon

Margarita Luisa "Maggie" Chascarrillo, Love & Rockets by Jaime Hernandez

Macabéa, The Hour Of The Star by Clarice Lispector



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1 comment:

dr_somneblex said...

OK, here are twelve (quality over quantity):
-Carl, the fat white trash neigbor in Aquateen Hunger Force
-Molly, the sleek cybernetically augmented assassin in William Gibson's Sprawl Trilogy
-Richenharp, the last true rocker in John Shirley's Eclipse
-Kai, the perv protagonist in the anime Gantz
-Spider Jerusalem, outlaw journalist in the graphic novel Transmetropolitan
-Cameron, sexy android from Terminator: Sarah Conner Chronicles
-Walter, the world's coolest 60s burnout mad scientist, from Fringe
-Nikki, Deborah Harry's s&m loving public interest advocate character in Videodrome
-Terry Segura, the ultimate badass, in Sonny Chiba's Streetfighter movies
-Dag, the incestuous no nonsense biker chick, in the oft forgotten classic Bury Me an Angel
-Jonah Hill's foul mouthed character Seth in Superbad
-Holden Caufield, the immortal juvenile sociopath from Catcher in the Rye