Category Archives: TV Shows

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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Sunday’s Wisdom #324: Control

“Control was the first lesson. And the last. ” – Inara Serra, Serenity (deleted scene) You know, while one can find great quotes and life lessons in most good stories, and even a number of lousy ones, it still says … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #319: The Music of Life

“The wheel keeps turning, you can’t stop it. Sometimes things get worse, sometimes things get better… It’s like a song. Now, I can hold a note for a long time – actually, I can hold a note forever – but … Continue reading

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