Supernatural: Dean  

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There was a Supernatural marathon going on on TNT today. I caught a few episodes. Enough to make me add all the seasons to my Netflix queue.

This clip freaking cracked me up. It's disabled, so you have to follow the link. Click here.

Also from that episode:

And then the link led me to this video.

So yeah another show I'll be catching up on. I admit... the guy who plays Dean also motivated me to netflix the show.

Percy Jackson and The Lightning Thief  

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It's the 21st century, but the gods of Mount Olympus and assorted monsters have walked out of the pages of high school student Percy Jackson's Greek mythology texts and into his life. And they're not happy: Zeus' lightning bolt has been stolen, and Percy is the prime suspect. Even more troubling is the sudden disappearance of Percy's mother. As Percy adapts to his newly discovered status as a demi-god (his father is Poseidon), he finds himself caught between the battling titans of Mt. Olympus. He and his friends embark on a cross-country adventure to catch the true lightning thief, save Percy's mom, and unravel a mystery more powerful than the gods themselves.

When I first saw the preview for this movie, I learned it was based on a series of books. I read all the books and was even more excited to watch the movie.

I'm going to over the plot and then talk about the differences from the book that I didn't really care for.

After Percy is attacked by a fury and demanding he turn over the lightning bolt, his BFF Grover takes him home. Grover tells his mom, Sally, it's time to go. Off they drive. Sally is trying to explain who Percy's father is but they are interrupted by a Minotaur. Percy makes it to camp,
but the Minotaur has his mom.

Percy wakes up and learns he's a demi god. His father was a god. The god Poseidon. Grover is a satyr and his teach is Chiron, a centaur. Grover shows him around. Percy spots Annabeth, daughter of Athena training.

A game of capture the flag starts and Percy is on Luke's, son of Hermes, team. Percy is about to capture the flag when Annabeth kicks the crap out of him. Percy hears a voice advising him to head towards the river that's just right by him. Percy dips his hand in and is energized. He then beats Annabeth and captures the flag.

At dinner, Hades appears and demand the lightning bolt in exchange for his mother. Percy prepares to sneak away from camp. He is met by Annabeth and Grover. But they stop by Luke's cabin for advice. Luke gives them his favorite shield and a pair of winged shoes he stole from his dad's house. (Luke has daddy issues) Luke tells him to getting into the underworld is easy, getting out is tricky. Since Persephone likes to have visitors, she leaves pearls scattered around. You stomp on the pearl while thinking of where you want to be and wha la! You are out from the underworld.

Percy and the gang find the 3 pearls. One at Medusa's lair, one in Nashville, and one at the Lotus Hotel. The Lotus hotel is place that lures you with games, food and gambling. It makes you never want to leave.

With the help of his father's voice telling him to snap out of it, Percy and the gang make it out of the hotel. Only they thought they were there for a couple of hours. They were there for days. Did I mention of the bolt isn't returned to Zeus by the summer solstice, war will start? yeah.

Off they go to Hollywood, where the entrance to Hades is at. They arrive at the palace and Persephone meets them. Percy swears to Hades they don't have the bolt. But what happens to be hidden in the shield? The bolt. Hades is about send Percy and the gang, I forget where, when Persephone distracts Hades and knocks him out. She gives the Percy the bolt. However, there are now 4 of them and they only have 3 pearls. Grover stays behind.

They make it to the Empire State building with only 10 minutes to spare. Luke arrives. He didn't expect them to make it out. He wanted war to start so that the gods would destroy each other. Percy and Luke battle it out. Percy wins.

He makes it just in time to return the bolt. Percy explains it wasn't him who stole it, it was Luke. Hermes looks surprised (which he shouldn't since he knows what luke is going to do). No more war. Poseidon asks for a moment alone with Percy.

Turns out Poseidon was forced to leave Percy and his mom. the more time he spent with them, the more human he became. Which is why Zeus passed a law saying parents could not be in contact with their children.

The end. Well, ends with Percy and Annabeth sparring.

Ok, for the most part I enjoyed the movie. Yeah, i know it's different from the book, but that's expected. This is the stuff that bugged me the most.

1) Persephone. Ok, the bolt is due by the summer solstice right? So why is Persephone with Hades? Shouldn't she be up on Earth? Also, in the books, Percy describes her looking.. faded. Like the place sucked her life force. She was dressed in dark colors but not what I imagined the goddess of Springtime to look/dress like.

2) Dionysus and Ares. So they have Persephone, who doesn't even show up in the book and they don't have Dionysus?? He helps Chiron run the camp! I wanted to see an unhappy guy in leopard print at the camp. Geez. And Ares, yeah I can see cutting him out. But I think it would have been cool to see Percy kick his butt.

3) Clarisse. In the book, Clarisse is trying to pick on Percy when he arrives. After soaking her with toilet water, she's the one who comes to kick his butt during the capture the flag game. Not Annabeth. And no one knows Percy is the son of Poseidon until Percy is shoved/moved ( I can't remember) into the water by Clarisse. That's when the trident symbol appears over his head. If they are going to make the second book into the movie, I hope they introduce her cause she kind of plays a big part.

4) The pact. No mention of the pact by the 3. The pact to not have children. that's why Percy being the son of Poseidon is such a big deal and why he's all alone in his cabin. Also, no mention of the great prophecy. No oracle.

5) Nothing about Kronos and Luke teaming up.

That's about it. Other than those things, I still enjoyed the movie. I do plan on watching the sequels. And even if you haven't the read the books, I think you'll still enjoy the movie like my husband did.

Mini Show Sum Up  

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Ok, really quick overview on my shows.


The two episodes have been meh. Nothing exciting with the cases. Nothing happening with Booth and Brennan or Angela/Hodges/Wendell. There is a hiatus until April I believe. And we're getting the 100th episode special. We're gonna flashback to their first care. If you don't remember, the first episode was NOT their first care. Which means we get to see Zack! By the way, what is going on with him?

Also Sweets is going to show Booth and Brennan his book. I can't wait!


Still loving this show very much. Kate finally found the man who killed her mother but doesn't know why. And he died before Kate can get answers.

The Good Wife

Oh my god! I loved when Kalinda was on the stand talking about client #12. It took me a while to realize it was the judge. HA HA HA! Thanks to that, Peter is allowed a new trial and can live at home under house arrest. This shall be interesting.

Grey's Anatomy

Ok.. Izzy is still gone. Alex slept with Lexie again. Dude, file for divorce! I'm so annoyed with Izzy and this plot.

Lexie and Mark have broken up. Mark's daughter has skipped town. He wanted her to stay so he could help raise his grand kid, the but the daughter isn't wanting that responsibility.

After telling Owen she loves him, Teddy wants things to be like they were. Owen feels like he's cheating cause he once felt the same. teddy tells Owen, in front Christina, she's good and moved on.

Pretty eyes needs a story cause I love him. Yeah it's for his eyes, but I don't care. I like him.

Bailey looks like she's gonna start dating soon.

Derek is chief until Chief can stop drinking. I believe that's about it.

Sorry of the sucky recaps but oh well. I'll try and do better next week.

The Vampire Diaries - Children of the Damned (Season 1, Epi 13)  

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In flashbacks, Stefan (Paul Wesley) and Damon (Ian Somerhalder) recall the long-ago actions taken by townspeople including their father, Guiseppe Salvatore (guest star James Remar, "Dexter"), and Pearl (guest star Kelly Hu, "Army Wives"), leading to the devastating events that caused the rift in their relationship. In the present, Bonnie's (Katerina Graham) date with Ben (guest star Sean Faris) takes a
frightening turn. Elena (Nina Dobrev) helps Stefan as he and Damon race to find the missing journal that belonged to Elena's ancestor. Stefan learns the reason behind Alaric's (Matt Davis) interest in both the journal and the town's history. Damon discovers that an old acquaintance has returned to town with an agenda he understands. Steven R. McQueen and Sara Canning also star. Marcos Siega directed the episode written by Kevin Williamson & Julie Plec.

Alright...mission is to find info to bring Katherine back. We start getting flashbacks of Katherine, Damon and Stefan. We are learning their past and how it all got started. We also see Anna (Jermeys little vamp girl) was around when Katherine and the gang where. Soooo....shes old and know all about Kat. She too wants to bring her back!

The teacher goes after a shadow in the school halls that turns out to be none other than Stefan! Now remember the teachers wife was killed by Damon so hes back to kick ass! ;o) Btw big bad Stefan is SUCH a turn on...I mean HELLO lately Stefan has grown into one hot man! Ok back on subject we jump back over to Damon and E having a family dinner at E's house while Stefan is grilling the teach and telling him he wont make it out alive if hes here for revenge...idk I see the teachers point (jeez whats the teachers name again) but I see him wanting justice but I dont
want Damon to die! lol

So the boys are looking for Jonathon Gilberts journal for more info about Kat. Stefan and E go looking for Stefans dads grave! Jermemys little vamp Anna has been found out! Damon figured out shes from their time and goes after her! And OMG Damon ends uo coming to the grave site and threatens to turn E if he doesnt give up the diary they found! Stefan hands over the diary and they head back home.

Back in flashback time Stefan and Kat are getting frisky and when Kat goes to bite Stefan she goes into shock not knowing Stefans father fed him vervain. They drug Kat away and Damon runs off crying. lol Their entire world goes to shambles and its actually pretty sad. Annas mother is one of the vamps thats also get taken.

Back in real time Anna is hanging out at E's house and when Stefan goes down stairs Anna rushes up and KIDNAPS E!!! OMG! Thats how the epi ends. And we dont get left with much of a preview for next week so I'm waiting with anticipation! EPP!

Until next week! <3Monroe