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Rory Gilmore May Be the Reason Sam Winchester Won’t Date

Here’s a way to confuse yourself on a Saturday. Cross-stitch while playing Gilmore Girls in the background, then do tai chi while watching the latest season of Supernatural. Attempting to reconcile Rory’s boyfriend Dean with Sam Winchester is a good way to bruise your brain.* Then again, maybe it’s not so big a stretch. After all, while Dean was originally from Chicago, he became a small-town guy pretty fast. And the Winchester brothers have always been much more comfortable in small towns, that weird spinoff episode in Season 9 (set in Chicago – coincidence?) notwithstanding. And Rory’s Dean did...

I Named My Computer Crowley

Due to an unfortunate incident with a spilled glass of iced tea, I had to buy a new laptop. Is it just me, or is the hardest part of setting up a new computer figuring out what to name it?* Over the years, I’ve had five computers of my own. I named the first one Franjeen, after one of the brownies in Willow. When I replaced that computer**, it made sense to stick with a fantasy theme. Computer two was Falkor, known in my childhood as “the puppy dog dragon.” Next came Schmendrick, for the hapless magician in The...