Tag Archives: Supernatural

Ghosts: The Quiet and Unquiet Dead

You cannot have a discussion of Halloween monsters and urban fantasy without talking about ghosts. 😉 Is there anything more timeless, more automatically understood, than ghost stories? The one thing that all humans have universally in common is death. It … Continue reading

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Angels and Demons of Urban Fantasy

Vampires, witches, and werewolves have long been the icons of scary stories, as surely as Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman have become the iconic trio of superheroes. Meanwhile fairies and goblins, hailing from the pagan traditions of ancient Europe, are … Continue reading

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Fairy Queens and Goblin Kings… Usually

Where there is urban fantasy, there are the fae. That might not be a hard and fast rule, but it’s a trope that gets a fair amount of use. I mean, the entire idea is to bring all the fairy … Continue reading

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Vampires and Witches and Werewolves, Oh My!

Happy October, everybody! We are in the home stretch of 2020 now, just a bit more to go! We have ghost stories, turkey, presents, and possibly the end of civilization to look forward to in these final few months. (wait, … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #179: Life’s Not Fair

“Sometimes life is unfair. And sometimes we lose things. And sometimes we make mistakes. And some of these things can never be fixed, no matter how powerful you become. Some things just are. And everyone has to live with that.” … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #155: It’s What You Do, Not What You Are

“Jack, it doesn’t matter what you are. It matters what you do. And even monsters can do good in this world.” – Mia Vallens/Kelly Kline, Supernatural Season 13, Episode 4, “The Big Empty The exact circumstances surrounding this quote a … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #153: Not “Anything”

“If that’s how you win wars, then I don’t want to win.” – Dean Winchester, Supernatural Season 3, Episode 12, “Jus in Bello” Fitting, I thought, to quote Supernatural just after having reviewed it. 🙂 Sam and Dean Winchester are … Continue reading

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A “Supernatural” Experience

How many times have I said something like this? I had no intention of ever watching Supernatural. One-episode rule or not, I just didn’t think I’d like it. Too gloomy, I thought. Too dark, depressing, and bloody for my tastes, … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #135: A Father’s Job

“He saved you.” “Yeah, and you know what he got for that? Me whining about how much he embarrassed me. Me telling him that I hated him. But then he stopped, he turned around, he looked at me, and he … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #123: Forgiveness & Family

“You know family. Even when you hate them, you still love them.” – Old Lady, Supernatural Season 11, Episode 23, “A and Ω” We never even know the name of this random old lady who offers this piece of wisdom. … Continue reading

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