"gonna make a dog training school and call it harvard so people who went to harvard always have to say 'no the one for people'"
Dipped back into TVTropes for a bit - (found a "Headscratchers" section as a link to why a Sonic the Hedgehog game has "COPE" in big letters in the background) - anyway, there seems to be a new bit of jargon since I last browsed there - "Watsonian" (i.e. in-universe) vs "Doylist" (i.e. about the artists making the universe)
explanations for stuff details that don't seem to make common sense.
"We need more songs, man. Fucking songs, not hooks."
--Quincy Jones, from that GQ Article. The thing is... I know he knows 10,000x more about music than I do... but I still love hooks.