Author Archives: Merlin

This Week on TV, Nov. 17, 2018

Spoiler Alert! The Gifted might be the lonely little last survivor of my lineup at the moment, but wow does it deliver some powerful punches! Personal drama, family drama, societal drama… it’s all one and the same here. Not a … Continue reading

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RIP, Stan Lee

A man who came from little and did much. A man who served when his country needed him to. A humble, hard-working man, easy to like and worth admiring. A man who revolutionized superheroes and told good stories, and stands … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #208: Selfless Satisfaction

“They risked themselves to ensure the safety of others, and there was something deeply satisfying about that.” – From The Blood Debt, by Duncan M. Hamilton In the third and final installment of Hamilton’s Wolf of the North saga, the … Continue reading

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This Week on TV, Nov. 10, 2018

Spoiler Alert! Right. I’m calling it. Due to a lack of ability to follow properly, I am officially dropping Doctor Who and Black Lightning from my lineup. On the bright side, I now have some room to fill out in … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #207: A Single Spark

“I might only have one match, but I can make an explosion.” – from “Fight Song,” by Rachel Platten Something so very small, even just a flicker of light and warmth, can become so much more, so very fast. It’s … Continue reading

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This Week on TV, Nov. 3, 2018

Spoiler Alert! You know, back when I was following half a dozen shows or more, I pretty much never had a week where there was nothing for me to comment on. I mean, obviously, outside the Summer Break and the … Continue reading

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That Time I Realized Slimes Can Be Protagonists

The latest anime season started up a few weeks ago, unleashing a bunch of new titles. I haven’t screened all of them just yet, per my one-episode rule, but I’ve made some headway and, by and large, I have not … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #206: Being Good

“Good isn’t just the absence of bad, it’s also the presence of good.” – The Devil, from “The Devil’s Dilemma,” by Studio C How much more “Halloween” can you get than quoting the Devil, eh? 😉 And who besides Studio … Continue reading

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Why I Still Love Anime: A Handful of Reasons

I love anime. I have loved it since I was a kid, at least since I was a teenager. Two decades later, my love for it is still going strong. 😉 One might ask, “Why?” I know my family has … Continue reading

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The One-Liner Challenge

This is just a fun little tag that’s been making the rounds lately. I owe being tagged to two people, namely Karandi and Winter Reverie. Thank you both! I had some fun with this! 😀 The Rules, of course: Accept … Continue reading

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