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From Ethan to Ethan Frome

From Ethan to Ethan Frome You might have read my fiction, my diaries or my dream diaries and noticed that I wrote extensively about a man named Ethan McMillan.  Ethan McMillan is not his real name—it is one I made … Continue reading

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Star Wars The Force Awakens

December 18, 2015 Force Awakens Star Wars The Next Generation. I mean Star Wars The Force Awakens opened yesterday. Easily one of the most anticipated movies of the year—perhaps even the past few years. The mystery surrounding the plot was … Continue reading

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Sydney as Sophia

Sydney as Sophia Rambaldi and the Holy Grail Sophia is the embodiment of the sacred feminine. She is the bride of Christ and the Holy Grail itself. Sydney Bristow in the television show Alias is also a symbolic of Holy … Continue reading

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Major Minor Actors

Major Minor Actors There are actors and actresses who manage to get guest staring roles on TV in many of our favorite shows. Be it one episode or one season, they work steadily.  They may not be famous, but chances … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Television

The Evolution of Television The first TV I remember owning was a small black and white set. We didn’t get a color set until the mid-80s. At first we got just the basic 12 channels at the time, and it … Continue reading

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Shine On Sarah

Shine On Sarah Like many others, I didn’t really know who Sarah McLauchlan was until after her 1997 Surfacing. Surfacing was a reference to the 1972 Margaret Atwood novel of the same name. In the novel the female narrator is … Continue reading

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Bleeding Hearts

Bleeding Hearts Lena Olin is a Swedish actress who might be best known for playing Sydney Bristow’s scheming mother. Before she was a super-spy, she stared in The Unbearable Lightness of Being with Juliette Binoche back in 1988. She was … Continue reading

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Alias Elektra

Alias Elektra Jennifer Garner played Sydney Bristow on Alias. After just a couple of episodes, I was hooked. Garner was the girl next door who could easily change into a variety of aliases with great believability. It wasn’t until after … Continue reading

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J.J. Abrams

J.J. Abrams J.J. Abrams first came to my attention back in 2001 with the success of Alias. The Metaphysical Journey of Sydney Bristow caught my imagination, and so it was only natural that I was curious about her creator. About … Continue reading

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The Americans

April 17, 2014 Spy Vs Spy Spy vs Spy is a comic strip in Mad Magazine, but it seemed appropriate this week. I’ve been watching The Americans. The Americans is an FX show that began May of 2013. It stars … Continue reading

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