Irving: First day out of Tarrytown Psychiatric, how you doing?
Jenny: I already have a P.O. and a shrink that I report to so I don’t need another shoulder.
So, the Casathon. That was fun. I watched about…half of the episodes, I guess? (And by “watched”, I mean I at least had them on in the background.) I cried during “Abandon All Hope”…which I hadn’t for a while. (Not sure if I ever really had before? I mean, I got sad, yeah, but I really cried this time.) Also cried during “My Bloody Valentine” because I had a panic attack about Famine—thinking about how he is to me more or less a personification of OCD was…not a good idea. Other than that, a pretty uneventful rewatch, which wasn’t unexpected as I’ve seen almost all of those episodes—season 9 excluded, but then I didn’t watch them today, either—many, many times.
I livetweeted during a few of the episodes—most if not all of the Edlund ones, I think—and that was also…interesting. It was the first time I’d done that with (kinda) other people. I eventually felt less self-conscious about the fact that I have no followers, since people are following the hashtag anyway—so I felt less like I was talking to myself. But even then, I was less scared of people there, so I was able to say some things—about Cas in 7x21 particularly—that I am too afraid to say here. Overall, an interesting experience, although the character limit frequently got on my nerves. (But it was also sometimes nice, because I could say things briefly and quickly—unlike here, where I always feel that if I don’t have time for a detailed, in-depth post about something, I shouldn’t waste anyone’s time. And at least I finally put my Twitter account to some use. But I’m probably going back to silence there.
"I procure unique items for a select clientle."
"Yeah. A thief."
"No... A great thief."
Confused!Cas (a.k.a. Cas being a goddamn cutie)
→ For Paula ♥
a taste of the lovely ghost tyger & friends :)
There is this trend in the meta here — at least some of it — in this wilderness that is called Tumblr, and it’s driving me kind of nuts.
Exactly where is anyone getting the idea that Cas does and somehow has always preferred the idea of being human over being an angel? I mean, aside some recent (and exceptionally shoddy) dialogue about a freaking sandwich, and some measure of ambivilance when he went and thieved Theo’s grace, I have never seen him express a desire to be human. Even in 9x06, commenting on being a failure as an angel, it came across more as abject self-loathing rather than ‘oh, hey, humanity is great!’
I mean, I could probably do a twenty page essay right now about how Cas relates to his massive and dysfunctional family, but one thing that has been consistent of late is how much he cares about what happens to them. That he doesn’t want them dead or killing each other. That he does consistently try — though often fail — to fix things for them. That despite the dialogue being clunky and awful and ignoring like, four whole seasons of character growth, he talks about learning that angels can change.
I don’t get this. Humanity is not the end all and be all. He is unique as an angel; as a human, he becomes one of six billion with a slightly more interesting backstory. I’ll take the rebel angel anyday over the rebel human; human rebels are everywhere. Now, angel rebels? Definitely in short supply.
get to know me meme (five favorite female characters): charlie bradbury [3/5]
Thank you to everyone who joined us today for our #AngelWarrior marathon! We had such a successful turn around with thousands of fans joining in, trending for several hours, and even getting Misha Collins to tweet our tag! [x]
But #AngelWarrior casathon isn’t over yet! Day two continues tomorrow and I wanted to invite everyone who couldn’t make it today to find some time tomorrow. It’s a lot of fun and you’ll love it!
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Sunday, March 9th starting at 12PM US Eastern Time (GMT -5)
- 12PM 6x20 “The Man Who Would Be King” by Ben Edlund
- 1PM 7x01 “Meet the New Boss” by Sera Gamble
- 2PM 7x17 “The Born-Again Identity” by Sera Gamble
- 3PM 7X21 “Reading is Fundamental” by Ben Edlund
- 4PM 8x08 “Hunteri Heroici” by Andrew Dabb
- 5PM 8x21 “The Great Escapist” by Ben Edlund
- 6PM 9x01 “I Think I’m Gonna LIke It Here” by Jeremy Carver
- 7PM 9x11 “First Born” by Robbie Thompson
At 8PM Sunday after we finish the final episode we’ll be watching the Angel Warrior bonus feature from the S8 DVD extras, since it was the inspiration behind this rewatch. If you don’t have the DVDs you can watch it here.
Each episode lasts approximately 42 minutes, giving you 18 minutes at the end of every hour to get up, stretch, and grab some more popcorn… all that stuff you have to do since you’re human and not all angel-ed up.
Follow the Castiel Fan Network on twitter @AngelWarriorCas for more info, and join us in live tweeting the event with the hashtag #AngelWarrior.
We’re so excited to celebrate Castiel with you!
( via The Castiel Fan Network )
There’s an HD version of “Angel Warrior” here.