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5 Fandom Friday: Late to the Game TV Discoveries

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This week’s 5 Fandom Friday topic is about TV…more specifically: “Favorite Late To The Game TV Discoveries“. And oh boy, I have loads.

5 Fandom Friday is a weekly link-up about fandom-y goodness, which was started by the lovely ladies of The Nerdy Girlie and Super Space Chick.

Great TV Shows
 

Merlin

I absolutely adore this show! Everyone seems to have great chemistry, the dialogue is funny, and of course I love the whole story idea (what with me writing my MA thesis about Celtic myths and all…)! Morgana is an admiringly twisted persona and Anthony Stewart Head is brilliant as king Uther.

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

I wasn’t sure if I was going to like this show. Marvel is sometimes a bit of a hit and miss for me personally. But I really like the dynamics between the characters in the team as well as the “mutant” plot lines (I’m a sucker for superpowers).

Reign

I don’t know why it took so long for me to start watching Reign. The characters are amazing, I love the plotting and scheming, and the costuming is to die for. It’s also very emotional, I’ve gotten very invested in all the characters (read: I cry over everything).

Lost Girl

Another fantasy show :) This Canadian series is filled with interesting folklore and kick-ass female characters. What more could a gal want? I also like that the main character is a succubus but no one treats her like a crazy woman because of her enhanced sexuality. Instead, it is embraced. Hurrah for female empowerment.

Girls

I was a bit hesitant to start watching this show – I’ve seen all Sex and the City episodes a million times and I wasn’t sure how I felt about the comparisons between the two shows (as in, Girls is Sex and the City for millenials). However, once I did watch a few episodes I really liked the odd characters, especially Adam and Shoshana.

Vintage Buffy: My Favorite BtVS Moments

In honor of my (finally) complete thesis paper on the adorkable Willow from Buffy the Vampire Slayer I wanted to make a post celebrating my favorite things throughout the show. Willow’s character has been one of my greatest inspirations ever since I was – I can’t believe I’m even using this word – a tween, and the show is and always will be one of my favorites. There are so many amazing things about the show but I ended up narrowing it down to 10 of my (current) favorites represented by these awesome gifs.

1. Angel and Buffy’s relationship: it was such an emotional roller-coaster and I loved their chemistry.

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2. Buffy’s training: I always thought it was cool when they showed Buffy doing martial arts in slow motion or during her training – it was easier to appreciate it than during an intense and fast-paced fight scene.

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3. Buffy’s sass. Enough said.

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4. Spike: just look at that smirk :D He’s one of my favorite characters and I though it was great when he started being one of the Scoobies.

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5. Willow becoming a goddess: finally she got over all the darkness and pain, and became the great good witch that we all knew she was deep down inside!

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6. Tara: anything with Tara is my favorite part of the show. Seriously. Anything.

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7. Faith being all evil during season 3: she was the character I loved to hate.

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8. Anya and Xander: they were perfect together and I was so brokenhearted when they split up :(

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9. More Willow: I loved seeing Willow do big spells – she was so bad-ass!

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10. Everyone dancing and having fun at Bronze: sometimes there were happy moments without stress, evil, or vampires. Those moments showed the tight bond that the characters had outside all of the slaying business.

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Pretty Little Liars Style – Emily Fields

Who else here loves Pretty Little Liars?

Pretty Little Liars cast

 
I started watching Pretty Little Liars when it was already on its second season and I became obsessed. I find it exciting, sometimes downright scary, emotional and thrilling. It manages to surprise over and over again, which is something that not a lot of shows do anymore. I also love the different personalities of the girls, my favorites being Emily and Spencer (it’s scary how much I can usually relate to Spencer with her obsessiveness). I also like the fashion of the show; I could raid the closets of all the characters.

Pretty Little Liars Style - Emily Fields

 
I especially love Emily’s clothes because in my eyes they’re the perfect cross between pretty and comfortable. She manages to look perfectly polished in very casual clothes, which is quite a talent. I think I’m going to try to incorporate a look like this into my summer wardrobe :)

What do you like about PLL?

Link Round-Up: January -14

Link roundup

My first link round-up:

Harry Shum’s inspiring story illustrated through words and dance

http://www.justjared.com/2014/01/04/glees-harry-shum-jr-dances-in-paint-for-new-video/

Maisie Williams’s Vine profile (the talented Arya from Game of Thrones):

https://vine.co/u/940987320377700352

Game of Thrones Season 4 trailer:

http://www.justjared.com/2014/01/13/game-of-thrones-season-4-trailer-watch-now/

After being a redhead myself on few occasions I found this tumblr fascinating…made me long for my strawberry locks:

http://redhairshades.tumblr.com/

Beautiful and inspiring photography of ballerinas:

http://www.mymodernmet.com/profiles/blogs/the-beautiful-ballerina