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Disney and The Grimm Brothers
Many people do not realize that most of their favorite Disney stories and movies actually came from the Grimm Brother's, Jacob and Wilhelm. Most of the stories, however, were modified to make them more child and family friendly. Which in a sense makes them different but when taken down to the basics the stories are similar.
Universe 25: The Wheel of Man
It began with Charles, who worked a mundane job at Nultech, a security software company in City-25. While leaving, his friend Cassius, of that time, called. With a sigh, Charles answered,
WandaVision: A History Of 'White Vision' In The Comics, And What It Might Mean For The MCU
WARNING: SPOILERS for WandaVision episode 8, 'Previously On..' WandaVision's penultimate episode, 'Previously On..' included quite a few big reveals. Among them was the reveal that, prior to the claims made by Tyler Hayward in episode 5, Wanda Maximoff never stole Vision's body. It was Hayward and S.W.O.R.D who had truly defied Vision's living will, attempting to revive him for use as a weapon.
Monk, but from Finland
Monk is a fun, formulaic crimody (crime-comedy) series, set in San Francisco. It aired on USA Network for eight seasons: from 2002 to 2009. In the series, Tony Shalhoub plays the title character, Adrian Monk. Monk offered viewers—me among them—an easy-to-watch hour of humorous, but relatively well-developed mysteries, solved by a likable group of detectives. Adrian Monk, in particular, is a charming character. His brilliance as a detective, however, is counterbalanced by his melancholy demeanor (after the death of his wife), fear of germs and general OCD-driven behavior. When it aired, it was one of the most popular shows on television—so you are probably familiar with the show, even if you haven’t seen it.
The Legend of the Wrir
He sloshed through the puddles in the back alley as he trudged his way home. He never thought he'd end up stuck in a town like this. He glanced up at the shabby buildings around him squinting against the steady rain. They seemed to huddle together as their forms darkened in the dying light of the day. He sighed heavily. What a dump! He thought for the millionth time as he turned the corner at the end of the ally.
You don’t spend your life at the bottom of the sea and not learn a thing or two so when that notebook drifted down and landed on my head I knew there was a reason for it. I could have sloughed it off and continued my usual antics, but even if I’m not the most absorbent creature on the planet, this book with “Please Return” written across its front cover was trying to tell me something, but what? My mind, pondering the unfathomable depths of possibility, suddenly felt an overpowering need to find the book’s owner and return it to them! I let out an audible “whoa” realizing that I may never have come to this conclusion had it not been for that black notebook landing on my head.
We Need to Talk About Riverdale
I love watching trash tv. Not reality tv but fictional overwrought, dramatic garbage. It's an indulgence for me or maybe nostalgia that I enjoy teen dramas specifically. I don't watch a lot of new teen dramas, mostly I rewatch Buffy or Dawson's Creek for that but four years ago Riverdale premiered and it piqued my interest just enough to watch and, at first, it was actually pretty good. It was this weird mix of nostalgic teen show and weird Twin Peaks mystery. Sure it was over the top, sure there were bizarre moments that never get explained but it was a fun, campy mystery with a nostalgic twist and I was there for it.
Where do I go from here? This challenge feels particularly personal because Schitt's Creek ending has left a two-star motel-sized hotel star in my heart, so filling that hole and finding something that could rub me the same way might be a stretch. That's why it's called a challenge, right?
What Could An Adult Goosebumps TV Series Look Like?
I can still remember the excitement I felt coming home from the library with an armload of Goosebumps books. The books were short and only took me a day or two to complete. My love for Goosebumps only intensified with the release of the tv series. Now that I’m older, I can’t help imagining how an adult version of Goosebumps would pan out. I would love to see some of the original actors back in their original roles. The new series could open with the characters (now adults) talking about the trauma they went through as children and how everything was much worse than we’d thought.
By the Horns #1
By the Horns #1 Scout Comics 2021 Written by Markisan Naso Illustrated & Lettered by Jason Muhr Coloured by Andrei Tabacaru
A Night at Wainwright Manor
The stoic young man’s auburn curls swayed in the autumn breeze. He regarded the three-story Victorian manor house before him; silhouetted by the moonlit sky. He took the little black notebook out of his long coat’s pocket and read the handwritten note again:
If Sex in the city, than This is Us
I believe what we all really need at this time, in 2021, is more shows on human connection. It is truly soothing to watch people engage in social interactions on the big screen. I can speak for myself when I say watching people interact with each other in a pre-covid era brings a lot of joy to my heart. Simply to see people engaging less than 6 feet apart with complete strangers is refreshing. What a crazy year this has been and, it’s safe to say, we all feel a little bit lonely in 2021. These difficult times remind us all that family and friends is what matters most. Which is why I’ve been bringing back classics filled with friendly banter and humour to get my family through. From Friends, Two and half men, Weeds, Full House and Sex in the city. All these shows bring a lot of happiness in our household. I truly believe that if you enjoyed Sex in the city, then you should also binge watch This is us created by Don Folgelman in 2016.