As long as humans have been telling stories there have been superheroes from Hercules to Gilgamesh to Beowulf. While their popularity has waxed and waned with the times, or at least shifted forms from tales told around the fire and
Tag Archives: #Heroes
I recently re-read my Pern collection (also known as The Dragonriders of Pern) by Anne McCaffrey. I have always loved this series from my first encounter with the books as a kid. They are wonderful books (although some are better
One of the things I love about good Stories is that they force us to examine important questions about ourselves and our world. One of those important questions is the idea of a personal code of honor. In the modern
The question “Are mutants dangerous?” is asked in one of the opening scenes of the X-Men movie and indeed that is one of the questions that drives the ongoing conflict between mutants and humans throughout the X-Men franchise. The fear
One of the most important areas where stories can help us grow is learning to accept, understand, and love “others.” Through stories we are able to walk a mile in the shoes of “others” and learn about their dreams and
There are many things I love about Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. from Phil Coulson to #GirlPower and I loved Grant Ward even when he became a creepy alien dude but of all the #GirlPower things to love in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.