Fandom, Gilmore Girls, Harry Potter, Uncategorized

More Gilmore Girls sorted into Hogwarts houses

Dean Forester – Dean was Rory’s first boyfriend. He didn’t value smarts first so that would rule out Ravenclaw for Dean. He wasn’t very interested in college or excelling in his career. He did love Rory though and he looked after her, protected her, he even built her a car. He was so loyal to Rory even when he knew her head was getting turned by Jess. As well as that afterwards he still tried to be friends with her because he still valued her friendship. He was also still nice to Lorelai even though he was no longer dating her daughter. His quick temper is something that he can’t always control which was be the only thing that would differ from the usual Hufflepuff attributes. However, we all have our flaws and having a quick temper doesn’t stop him from being loyal and he tries to control his temper. Overall I would put Dean Forester in Hufflepuff.

Jess Mariano – Jess is very into learning but it has to be on his terms. He failed his last year of school because he didn’t attend even though he could have passed school if he had attended more lessons. Jess likes to find out things for himself and he has lots of traits that Ravenclaws have such as; Intelligence, Individuality, and Creativity. He ends up becoming a writer which I feel is a job that some Ravenclaws would have. He shares a lot of traits with Ravenclaws however he also shares traits with other houses. He can also be a jerk sometimes, playing with Rory’s emotions while she was with Dean, not communicating with Rory and leaving her waiting around for him. He’s quite often starting fights, at school, with Dean, this can be seen as a Gryffindor trait but I don’t quite think Jess is a Gryffindor. I lot of the things he did to win Rory over were very calculated and may have been seen as a Slytherin trait however I feel like this is more of a Ravenclaw trait. The way he made Rory jealous and compete with showing more affection to Dean to try to make him jealous which ended up playing right into his hands. Also when he out bid Dean on Rory’s basket that made Dean far more jealous than he originally was and also started the wedge further which led to Dean breaking up with Rory. Overall I would put Jess in Ravenclaw because his traits and what he values more which is knowledge would put him in Ravenclaw.

 

Logan Huntzberger – Logan was stuck between Slytherin and Gryffindor. He has the cunning and ambition of a Slytherin but also has the thrill seeking and bravery of a Gryffindor. He can be reckless, when he was part of the life and death brigade he did a dangerous jump with Rory when he took her to her first event for her article. Not only that but later on in Gilmore girls he ends up getting hurt because of one of the stunts he did in the life and death brigade. The reckless and brave (although in some cases stupidity) attitude he had when it came to the life and death brigade would be traits towards Gryffindor. He can be lazy and entitled when he worked for the Yale Daily News he showed up when he felt like it because he knew that Doyle would suck up to him because his father was a publishing tycoon. He rode on the coat tails of the old money tied to his families name. Coming from old money and also using that for its own gain could be likened to Draco Malfoy who was a Slytherin and to many other Slytherins like him. However, I’d like to get away from that Stereotype that all Slytherins are purebloods and evil because I’m not here for that. Logan is a romantic; he not only helped Luke when he forgot to get a Valentine’s gift for Lorelai but also gave Rory a rocket when he left for London. The rocket was a reference to an episode of a show they watched which meant that he thought she was his true love and he would wait forever just to eventually spend time with her and grow old together. Logan shows many traits from Gryffindor; Bravery, Courage, recklessness, thrill seeking. As well as this he also shows many traits from Slytherin; Ambitious, Cunning, Charming, and not to mention Persuasive. Not to mention he stole a boat which to be fair could happen to either houses. Overall this was the hardest sorting I have had to do for a character, I would put Logan in Slytherin because although he can be reckless I also feel he has ambition and he finds a way to excel even if it may not be a career.

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Fandom, Harry Potter, Mental Health, Uncategorized

Gryffindor With Anxiety

I am a Gryffindor….and I have Anxiety.

This shouldn’t work and I doubted whether I could truly be a Gryffindor when I am scared of so many things. But I remembered I stick up for people when they are being picked on. I always try and stand up for myself if I think someone’s being unfair. I’m not afraid to speak my mind when it’s needed.

But I can also be terrified to do the simplest of tasks; going to the bank, getting my hair cut and talking to certain people I know. However, even though I’m terrified to do these things I still do it. Some times courage and bravery isn’t just fighting for whats right and for justice, sometimes it’s fighting to stay alive and having the courage to do something even if it scares you. The little things can make you brave too.

Here’s a link to a post Buzzfeed did about Gryffindors with Anxiety and J.K. Rowling’s response to fans about this. Link here

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Disney, Fandom, Uncategorized

Top Five Disney Villain songs

 

  1. Friends on the other side
  2. Poor Unfortunate Souls
  3. Hellfire
  4. Gaston
  5. Prince Ali Reprise

I love the Disney films and Princess and Frog has got to be one of my favourite Disney princess films and I just love the song ‘Friends on the other side’. It’s funny and has good music behind it. It’s also the perfect song to sing when you’re angry and need to sing it out and it always makes me laugh as well.

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Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Fandom, Mental Health, Uncategorized

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend – Mental Health

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend was written by Rachel Bloom who also plays Rebecca Bunch who is the main character in this TV show. She is dealing with a lot of mental health issues and I think it’s the first time I’ve watched a Tv show portrayal of mental health illnesses and thought it was true and could relate to certain aspects of it.

This post will have spoilers for Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Season 3. Don’t read any further unless you want Season 3 to be spoiled or you’ve watched it.

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My Woman crush

My woman crush is Felicia Day. She is geeky, beautiful, cool and an absolute bamf.

I first heard of her when I started watching Supernatural and she played Charlie Bradbury and I thought she was absolutely amazing acting as her. Her character was so relatable and it was so nice to see a ‘geeky’ girl that wasn’t questioned for liking Harry Potter or Larping. Also she was a lesbian and it was nice that it wasn’t used as her only personality which you see so many shows doing now.

Then I looked her up on IMDB to see what else she was in. She’d been in Buffy the Vampire Slayer. I also saw she had her own website. That’s how I found out she had starred in a webseries called The guild which you can watch here on her official website and also see upcoming or past projects she’s done or is currently doing. The guild is about a group of people who are in a guild and end up all meeting up in real life and then end up in absolutely mad situations. It is so funny and I think all the actors in it are amazing and it is well worth the watch.

I also found out she was in Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog which has Neil Patrick Harris and Nathan Fillion starring in it as well.

She’s also written a memoir called ‘You’re never weird on the internet (almost)’ which is so funny and also really interesting. She talks a lot about growing up and her own experiences of playing in a guild. She also talks about creating the webseries ‘The guild’. You can buy the book here.

If you want to know pretty much everything about Felicia Day then check out her official website here.

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Fandom, Uncategorized

Fangirl addiction

These questions come from the the Fangirl Life Bamf Journal which goes along side the book The Fangirl Life by Kathleen Smith. Link to buy the book

The warning signs I experience when I start developing a fangirl addiction are;

Staying up late, Isolating from others, smart phone dependency, procrasting on work, spending lots of money, and unhealthy eating.

One of the fangirling behaviour I’d like to change is unhealthy eating.

I used to be really bad at eating regular meals. I always forget to have breakfast which is the most important meal of the day. I end up having a pot of yoghurt every morning but it’s not a great breakfast to start of the day. As well as that I often eat unhealthy food like share packets of crisps to myself often.

On a scale on 1 to 10 for motivation to eat healthier I would pick a 7. This is because I know I have to eat healthier and also regular meals. I also want to stop skipping meals.

To do this I would make more of an effort to make healthier lunches, get rid of all the junk food in my house, pre make dinners for the week.

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Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Fandom, Uncategorized

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend – Alcoholism

Crazy Ex Girlfriend is an amazing Tv Show about a young woman who has mental health issues and isn’t dealing with them so great. It’s so much more than that but I will get into that in another post. You should definitely watch the show though.

Not only to they get mental health illnesses right they also get other disorders such as Alcoholism right. Greg Serrano is an alcoholic and isn’t shown as a stereotypical alcoholic. He’s shown as some one who has a drink with his friends or goes to the bar after work all things people relate to. This kind of alcoholism is socially acceptable so we never really see it as a problem until season 1 episode 18 where Greg turns to drink and ruins a perfect moment with Rebecca. He then goes to AA meetings which we can see help him. The show also shows us how Greg tells his friends and how they deal with it, awkward at first but then come to terms with it and get used to it. This is something we don’t often see because we all think drinking socially is completely fine but being out drinking a beer in a park in the middle of the day is not for example. I think it also makes people realise that actual alcoholism is something much more than the stereotypical portrayal shown in most TV shows and films.

 

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