Category Archives: TV Shows

Sunday’s Wisdom #335: A Hopeful Point to the Pain

“What would be the point of all the pain and sacrifice if I wasn’t willing to stand up and keep fighting?” – Sam Wilson, aka the Falcon, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Season 1, Episode 5, “Truth” One might … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom 334: The Limits of Bloodshed

“Blood isn’t always the answer.” – Sam Wilson, aka the Falcon, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Season 1, Episode 4, “The Whole World is Watching” For as long as humans have existed, we have struggled to survive. It is … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #331: Giving Symbols Meaning

“Symbols are nothing without the women and men that give them meaning.” – Sam Wilson, aka the Falcon, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Season 1, Episode 1, “New World Order” This show just started, and it’s clear that the idea … Continue reading

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WandaVision or Wanda’s Vision?

The COVID fracas has delayed pretty much everything since it started a year ago, but Marvel has finally succeeded in airing their first Disney Plus show. There was a whole lot of speculation surrounding this show, which gave rise to a … Continue reading

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Girl Meets World Meets Merlin’s Musings

There are times I want to curse YouTube, and times I want to bless YouTube. Introducing me to Girl Meets World counts as one of the latter. As the direct sequel to the classic Boy Meets World, the story of … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #329: Persevering Love

“What is grief, if not love persevering?” – The Vision, WandaVision Episode 8, “Previously On” This quote comes from a moment where Wanda is mourning a devastating loss. It’s not the first such loss she has suffered, and, unfortunately, it … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #328: The Need for Vigilance

“Villains who twirl their mustaches are easily spotted. Those who clothe themselves in good deeds are easily camouflaged. …she or someone like her will always be with us, waiting for the right climate in which to flourish, spreading fear in … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #327: The First Link in the Chain

“There are some words I’ve known since I was a schoolboy. ‘With the first link, the chain is forged. The first speech censored, the first thought forbidden, the first freedom denied, chains us all irrevocably.’ Those words were uttered by … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #325: Idea vs Person

“I think there’s a difference between loving the idea of someone and actually loving who they really are.” – Elizabeth Burke, White Collar Season 1, Episode 14, “Out of the Box” It being the month of Valentines, what better time … Continue reading

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Harry’s Love Life: The Significance of Sex in the Dresden Files and in Urban Fantasy

So, this post is the result of two thoughts coming into close proximity. Last October, in the spirit of Halloween, I took a look at several of the classic scary monsters and supernatural powers, and talked about how they are … Continue reading

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