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Pop Culture

Escape From Reality: My Favorite Sci-Fi TV Characters

Science fiction has been used as an escape for a long time for many people. I am no different. Though my first introduction to sci-fi was kid’s cartoons, I have grown up with science fiction. It has been one of the most watched genres of my entire life. It has kept me grounded and let […]

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Pop Culture

It’s September Slash

Slash has come back into my life in a big way lately. Not only have Carolina and I played the card game a few times recently, we have been crushing hardcore over Stucky (Steve Rogers/Bucky Barnes). It’s September now and slash is an s word so hey alliteration for the win. I present to you my […]

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Movies

What I Watched Last Night: The Four Musketeers (2005)

We all have certain types of stories we like to see every movie version of, right? As of right now, my thing is to watch different versions of Alexandre Dumas père’s The Three Musketeers, of which there are countless film versions. Netflix has a whole slew of them, some of which are available on Instant, […]

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Perspectives

31 Days of Halloween with Slay, Day 30: What do you believe?

On my grand calendar, today is supposed to be a post about Lily Dale, and the spiritualist community in New York. But as I sit here on my couch with a hurricane roaring up upon us and the grey skies barely visible past the rain, I think that the day deserves something a little more […]

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Pop Culture

What Stories Can You Never Get Enough Of?

Contains not very recent spoilers for Sherlock, Supernatural, Harry Potter, and uh, It’s a Wonderful Life. And the Bible.

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Pop Culture

Do I Want To Be a Part Of This REVOLUTION?

CAUTION: SPOILERS ABOUND. I deal with TV shows the same way I deal with friends: I don’t have many, and the ones I have get my undying loyalty. I thought Revolution might be a new addition to my life because J.J. Abrams produced it. While I couldn’t get into Lost–I don’t like a large cast […]

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Op Ed

The Contemporary Religion of Fandom

The other day I came across this quote from Joss Whedon: “I guess the thing that I want to say about fandom is that it’s the closest thing to religion there is that isn’t actually religion.”

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LadyGhosts of TV Past

Retro Recap: Supernatural, “Asylum”

Two police officers get a call that some of those damn kids broke into the old asylum again. Once inside the place, they split up, as victims are often wont to do. One of the officers, Daniel, finds three teenagers hiding and lets them off with a warning. His partner, Walter, comes out some time […]

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LadyGhosts of TV Past

Retro Recap: Supernatural, “Home”

[pullquote]”I remember the fire. The heat. Then I carried you out the front door.”[/pullquote] We’re jumping forward a few episodes and heading to Lawrence, Kansas. In the past few episodes Sam and Dean have faced off against killer bugs, a shape shifter and the urban legend of a hook man. A woman is unpacking her […]

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LadyGhosts of TV Past

Retro Recap: Supernatural, “Bloody Mary”

[pullquote]”Sometimes bad things just happen.”[/pullquote] Hello, Persephone readers! This episode scares me pantless, so I’ll be injecting more humor than usual in an attempt to hide how scurred I actually am.

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LadyGhosts of TV Past

Retro Recap: Supernatural, “Phantom Traveler”

“If this is an emergency, call my son Dean. He can help.”

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LadyGhosts of TV Past

Retro Recap: Supernatural, “Dead In The Water”

“We’re not going to save everybody.”

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LadyGhosts of TV Past

Retro Recap: Supernatural, “Wendigo”

“Saving people, hunting things. . . the family business.” Just a heads up, if we ever go camping together and an unseen evil drags you off into the dark woods, I will not try to save you. I will not poke my head out of the tent flap and say, “Brad? I heard screaming. Is […]

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LadyGhosts of TV Past

Retro Recap: Supernatural, Pilot

“Of course you should be afraid of the dark.”