10 Reasons You Should be Watching Teen Wolf

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Teen Wolf has a devoted fan base, and for good reason, because it’s thrilling, funny, and engaging. Teen Wolf is about a group of friends who function as a pack, led by werewolf Scott McCall. With the support of each other and some helpful adults, Scott and his friends attempt to come to terms with their identities, supernatural and otherwise. The group comprises a variety of human and supernatural beings. Scott and his friends fight dangerous foes while going to school and living not-so-average teen lives. If you aren’t already watching Teen Wolf, here are some reasons to check it out. Continue reading

Monster of the Week: Cerberus

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Hercules capturing Cerberus, 1545, by Sebald Beham

Hercules capturing Cerberus, 1545, by Sebald Beham

Cerberus (Kerberos), the hound of Hades, is a legendary three-headed dog of Greek and Roman mythology. Like his counterparts the four-eyed Norse dog Garmr and the jackal-headed Egyptian god Anubis, Cerberus is the guardian of the gates of the Underworld, tasked to keep out the living and keep in the dead. His back is covered by a mane of snakes, and his tail is described as being that of a dragon or a snake.

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Wayward Pines S01E06 Recap: Choices

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Ethan in mt Wayward Pines ChoicesIn the Wayward Pines episode “Choices” we move forward after having learned the truth. The Burke family members each continue on with their own paths, seemingly disconnected from each other. Ben continues his brainwashing lessons, Ethan gets a personalized behind-the-scenes tour of Wayward Pines, and Theresa gets to know the town of Wayward Pines better.

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Dragon’s Loyalty Award

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dragons loyalty award

We’ve been nominated by Fangirls on the Road for the Dragon’s Loyalty Award. Fangirls on the Road write about the television series Supernatural, comic book-based shows, fan conventions, and a host of other topics that are right in our wheelhouse. We appreciate these talented women giving us a dragon nod.

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Monster of the Week: Kupua

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Kupua are Hawaiian demigods with shape-shifting abilities. Due to their transformative abilities and supernatural powers, kupua are described variously as heroes, monsters, or tricksters. Some kupua are known to be destructive and vindictive, with a tendency to kill or devour their enemies. There have also been accounts kupua acting benevolently as kindly spirits watching over their family members or helping the maka`ainana (common people). Kupua are known throughout the Hawaiian islands.

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Wayward Pines S01E05 Recap: The Truth

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Indoctrination begins

Indoctrination begins

Wayward Pines promised us a big reveal in the middle of the series and we got it in “The Truth.” The members of the Burke family are each on their own, discovering truths about the community of Wayward Pines. They were some fairly shocking truths, though maybe not on the scale of “it’s worse than you can possibly imagine.” But perhaps we just have very vivid imaginations—at least that’s what our mom told us. Wayward Pines may be calling this episode “The Truth,” but we think it’s more like “The Half-Truth.”

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Game of Thrones S05E10 Recap: Mother’s Mercy

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Melisandre Game of Thrones Mothers MercyGame of Thrones has provided us with some outstanding episodes this season, which left us with high hopes for the Season 5 finale “Mother’s Mercy.” We were not disappointed as “Mother’s Mercy” gave us some resolution, tenderness, shock, and a lot of suspense for what’s to come in Season 6 of Game of Thrones. “Mother’s Mercy” continues with themes of vengeance, righteousness, and human connection we have seen throughout Season 5.

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