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- adj. Conveyed in a heavy-handed, unsubtle way; preachy.
The first three books were still awesome though, but the fourth and fifth are very anvilicious about the environment and stuff.
As they say over on TV Tropes, the point is anvilicious: the mother, the media, and the audience joyfully collude in turning a child into a thing, a marketable object with a literal price tag.
I know it was a bit anvilicious making Bones and Booth all domestic and parent-like, but I don't mind anvils as much as some others do.
November 14, 2008 @ 3:52 am anyone else think escapeartist stories have been getting far more anvilicious lately?
Yeah, it's a bit anvilicious at times and the Western motifs are a bit jarring and downright nonsensical at times I mean, how does a heavily Asian-influenced frontier culture start talking like John Wayne, anyway?
The short isn’t perfect by any means — it’s a little corny, and there are, among other things, some truly anvilicious moments of ironic foreshadowing — but by and large it nails the format, making good use of the graphics novel’s huge scope in the process.
I stopped watching South Park after they started getting increasingly anvilicious and impenetrable unless you’re interested enough to peel away some of the layers of cultural self-congratulation and narcissism.
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