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Sunday’s Wisdom #217: Forgiving Strength

“It doesn’t take strength to hate someone. It takes strength to forgive them.” – Glow, The Gifted Season 2, Episode 11, “meMento” I knew this was a gem of a quote the moment I heard it, and it comes from … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #216: The Singular Truth

“Truth is singular.” – Madame Vastra, Doctor Who Season 7 Christmas Special, “The Snowmen” I was looking for something a little more upbeat and hopeful to start off the new year, but this isn’t so bad either. The exact circumstance … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #209: Grateful Thanksgiving

“Do you remember our first night here? It was all so new and exciting. A world of endless wonder. I’m just so glad that we got to see it.” – Myka Bering, Warehouse 13 Season 4, Episode 18, “Lost and … Continue reading

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Season 2: The Redemption of Iron Fist

Danny Rand is redeemed. 🙂 Iron Fist was easily the weakest of the Marvel-Netflix Defender-themed shows. I still enjoyed it, no matter its relative unpopularity, but I was not blind to its problems. Then I was disappointed again with a … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #199: Becoming a Man

“Our time together, it’s a ritual, a symbol. It means something to your father. I hope it was not entirely forgettable for you. But it doesn’t make you a man. You do that yourself.” – Inara Serra, Firefly Episode 7, … Continue reading

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A Game of Thrones Fan-Theory: The Targaryen Lannisters

I remember once hearing a fan-theory about Tyrion Lannister, guessing that he may not be Tywin’s son at all but, rather, the son of Mad King Aerys Targaryen. I dismissed that one immediately, didn’t think it was remotely credible. But, … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #193: Respectful Liking

“My way of being polite or however it’s… well, it’s the only way I have of showing you that I like you: I’m showing respect.” – Simon Tam, Firefly Episode 7, “Jaynestown” It is my firm belief that healthy relationships … Continue reading

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Luke Cage, Season 2: A Hero’s Fall?

When the first season of Daredevil aired on Netflix, I loved it. While successive seasons of the Defender-themed shows have sometimes been good, or sometimes in desperate need of reworking – I am looking at you, second season of Jessica … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom 192: “Our” Witch

“Cut her down.” “The girl is a witch.” “Yeah, but she’s our witch. So cut her the hell down.” – Malcolm Reynolds & the Patriarch, Firefly Episode 5, “Safe” It is worth noting that those last few words are accompanied … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom 191: The Meaning of Crew

“Captain, why did you come back for us?” “You’re on my crew.” “Yeah, but you don’t even like me. Why’d you come back?” “You’re on my crew. Why we still talking about this?” – Simon Tam & Malcolm Reynolds, Firefly … Continue reading

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