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Doctor Who Challenge Day 7: Favorite Villain

A hero is only as great as the villain they overcome! Or so we’ve been told and shown a bajillion times. So, with how awesome the Doctor is, you know the villains have got to be pretty spectacular! And with … Continue reading

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Anime Review: A Certain Scientific Railgun

It’s been quite awhile since I last watched A Certain Magical Index, but I recall handful of things from the experience. Wondering when Index would actually be useful, for instance. Or thinking that they were just trying to do too … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #160: Open Eyes

“You never noticed? I’m beginning to think you’ve gone through your life with your eyes closed. Open them! Open them wide!” – The Ghost of Christmas Past, A Christmas Carol 1984, starring George C. Scott This is really just a … Continue reading

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This Week on TV, Dec. 9, 2017

Spoiler Alert! So. Wow. This was a pretty darn strong week. The Gifted left us clinging to the side of a cliff, as it kicked our fingers off. Gotham had its mid-season finale. We’ll see where things go next year. … Continue reading

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Doctor Who Challenge Day 6: Favorite Scene.

There are so many great scenes in this series. Happy scenes, sad scenes, beautiful scenes, poignant scenes, action scenes. Ten seasons in, there’s plenty to choose from. Yet… there’s one that I am particularly fond of. It might be surprising, … Continue reading

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Anime Review: Ushio and Tora

This review is about the 2015 version, not the original, FYI. Ushio and Tora is basically one of those old, mythical hero sagas, but told in a modern-day setting. You know the ones, where the hero is simply awesome? Where … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #159: Humans Need Fantasy

“You’re saying humans need fantasy to make life bearable?” “No. Humans need fantasy to be human. To be the place where the falling angel meets the rising ape.” “With Tooth Fairies, Hogfathers…” “Yes. As practice, you have to start out … Continue reading

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This Week on TV, Dec. 2, 2017

Spoiler Alert! The Gifted skipped this week, but Gotham made a return after skipping for Thanksgiving, and, at last, Agents of Shield premiered its fifth season with one doozy of a two-hour introduction. So, all in all, it was a … Continue reading

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How Excited Am I for Infinity War?

About this much: The first trailer from Marvel has finally dropped online! I have been looking forward to seeing it pretty much all day! 🙂 So, let’s see what we got! …yep, a long series of geek-out moments! 🙂 First … Continue reading

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Doctor Who Challenge Day 5: Funniest Scene.

Seriously? A show that makes us laugh even when things are going terribly wrong, and they ask for “funniest scene?” How does one even begin to pick one?! Especially, how do you pick one that isn’t framed by tragedy somehow? … Continue reading

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