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Fictional Characters

Friends In Fiction

Lisa Steinberg | Posted 01.31.2015 | Entertainment
Lisa Steinberg

Television is our safety, our constant. Much like reality and real relationships, we can't always count on it not to hurt us. Just like our own selves, these characters have flaws. No one lives a perfect life, not even a fictional television character, no matter which pair of rose-colored glasses you wear to watch.

Television Characters: I Know They're Not Real People, But...

Michael Rohrer | Posted 01.05.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Rohrer

Television characters have moved me to tears, made me LOL, frustrated me to the point of giving up on watching a show, outraged me for reasons I didn't even recognize at the time, and shocked me to the point of tears, frustration, and outrage at having to wait another week for answers.

Top 5 Fictional Characters I Wish Were My Best Friends During a Break Up

Meira Bienstock | Posted 08.04.2014 | Books
Meira Bienstock

The realization has occurred; the relationship is over. Your mind is clouded with cobwebs from smashed love and a shattered heart, and all you need is advice from someone.

10 Ideal Book Characters Who Should Exist in Real Life

Meira Bienstock | Posted 07.21.2014 | Books
Meira Bienstock

These 10 fictional book characters truly battle their demons with humility and stick to their beliefs no matter what anyone says.

9 Fictional Good Guys Gone Very, Very Bad

Danielle Paige | Posted 07.01.2014 | Books
Danielle Paige

When I told people I had written a book in which Dorothy Gale of Kansas was the villain, almost everyone had the same response: "Uh, what?" The Dorot...

Why We Care About Fictional Characters And Why Cote de Pablo's Departure Hurts

Dianne Lodder | Posted 10.07.2013 | TV
Dianne Lodder

When reading a book, when watching TV shows or movies, I always find myself coming to care about the characters. It seems that while reading or watching, you are almost projected into their world, no matter if it's a fantasy world.

10 Best Names in Fiction

Judith Natelli McLaughlin | Posted 07.29.2013 | Books
Judith Natelli McLaughlin

These are arguably, and I stress the word arguably, the top 10 character names in fiction. In fact, when I discussed this list with my husband he thought there was more than one name that should be removed from the list. I kept them on anyway.

What Fictional Character Do You Relate To Most?

Posted 03.04.2013 | Teen

We asked our Twitter and Pheed followers to evaluate their favorite fictional teen characters and pick the one they related to the most in real-life. ...

Which Fictional Character Shares Your Birthday?

flavorwire.com | Posted 04.11.2012 | Home

Ladies and gentlemen, brace yourselves for a good, old-fashioned SAT-style analogy. Ready? Creed from The Office is to Hello Kitty as Don Draper is to...

Authors Auction Character Names For Charity

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Bestselling mystery writer Thomas Perry is just one of the dozens of authors who will name characters in their books after you -- if you are the highe...