Witches in Fiction and Folklore

Witches are beings who practice witchcraft and spellcraft.  There are a lot of different witches in fiction who derive their power from different sources. They range from those who sell their souls to the devil to magic being passed through the bloodline to having extensive knowledge of herbs and ingredients to perform some pretty impressive feats.  This post will focus on different examples including those in literature, film, television, comics, animation, and video games. List of Witch Powers and Abilities in Fiction In Film: Top 20 Witches in Film Thanks for…

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Vampires in Fiction and Folklore

Vampires are beings from folklore who survive by feeding on the life essence of the living, usually blood.  Vampires can be categorized by four main categories: demonic, undead, bestial, and living. There are many types of vampires or vampire-like creatures found in fiction, not all of them originating in folklore or mythology. This post will focus on different examples including those in literature, film, television, comics, animation, and video games. — List of Vampire Powers and Abilities in Fiction — In Film: Top 25 Favorite Vampires in Film Another Top 25 Favorite…

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Should there be a Charmed reboot?

Charmed is one of my favorite supernatural television series of all time.  Watching the “Charmed Ones” get through their day-to-day activities while fighting the hordes of evil before school was all the motivation I needed to help get me through my day. First, Charmed was a pretty awesome show that did wonders of establishing strong characters without making them masculine.  The story follows the Halliwell sisters, three witches possessing the Power of Three, who fight demons and various minions of evil who threaten the world. Should there be a reboot? …

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What’s the news of the Charmed reboot?

A Charmed reboot could still be coming to television.  The CW network has been working on getting the reboot off the ground for some time now, but probably not with its original stars Alyssa Milano, Holly Marie Combs, Rose McGowan, and Shannen Doherty.  There has been much debate concerning the Charmed reboot with the executive producer Jennie Urman, who developed Jane the Virgin, at the forefront.  Also, with Jennie, there is executive producers Jessica O’Toole and Amy Rardin. Charmed was a 1998 supernatural drama series that ran for eight seasons,…

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List of Zombie Powers and Abilities in Fiction

Zombies are fictional undead being created through the reanimation of a human corpse. This list was inspired by the List of Vampire Traits in Folklore and Fiction on Wikipedia, albeit a few modifications. Supernatural Powers Hibernation – Zombies have shown the ability to enter a sort of hibernation unless stirred. Pain Suppression – It shouldn’t be called pain suppression because they simply don’t feel pain. Enhanced Strength – Their lack of restraint and acid build up in the muscles means they don’t get tired. Enhanced Stamina – Again, zombies don’t get tired…

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List of Robot Powers and Abilities in Fiction

Robots are machines created to fulfill specific functions.  This list also includes androids, cyborgs, and artificial intelligence.  This list was inspired by the List of Vampire Traits in Folklore and Fiction on Wikipedia, albeit a few modifications. Technological Abilities Super Strength – Typically robotic characters are stronger than their human counterparts.  Their strengths vary depending on the make, model, and the materials their made from. Super Durability – T-800 Terminators are extremely resistant to small arms fire with high caliber bullets being able to penetrate their armored chassis.  Some robots are heavily…

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TV’s Batman of the ’60s, Adam West Dies At 88

Adam West, in the mid-late 1960s Batman series as the Caped Crusader, has died after battling with leukemia surrounded by family Friday, June 9th, 2017. He was 88 in Los Angeles during his passing.  Born William West Anderson in 1928 in Walla Walla, Wash., the actor later adopted his stage name, and began his career in earnest when he moved to Hawaii in the 1950s to star in a local children’s program. “Our dad always saw himself as The Bright Knight and aspired to make a positive impact on his…

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