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Why does Bart Bass hate Chuck?

in Gossip Girl
Why does Bart Bass hate Chuck? Jade Wolf of An Idol Mind explores Bart's psychology.

Bart Bass is the tough, (well, murderous, as it turns out) father of Gossip Girl’s Chuck Bass.

A self-made billionaire property magnate, Bart has an abrupt authoritative manner and he initially appears to be an old school autocratic father, disappointed in his wayward son.

This is a narrative we could understand.

If only it were true… Keep Reading

Dan Humphrey was the worst

in Gossip Girl
Why Dan Humphrey was the worst on Gossip Girl because he was a snob.

Why Dan was the true snob of Gossip Girl

There he was, an awkward, bumbling scholarship student at St. Jude’s Preparatory School for Boys, surrounded by the upper class elite.

Intelligent and sensitive – and with a disarming line in self-deprecation, Dan Humphrey seemed the epitome of uncorrupted righteousness.

He stood for humility, honesty and integrity, and had a clear sense of right and wrong.

And then, slowly but surely, he became tarnished by his dealings with those conniving schemers that inhabit the Upper East side, and had to go over to the dark side in order to survive.

Or at least that’s the story Dan tells himself.

And that’s the problem with Dan – he really doesn’t have such a fantastic grip on reality… Keep Reading

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