Monthly Archives: February 2013

Lizzie Bennet Diaries, My Girly Squee of the Week.

This one’s for the ladies. Okay, and the gentlemen who enjoy modern adaptations of period romance novels.  No judgment here, I just figure demographic the first is significantly larger. I am going to boldly assume that some of you out … Continue reading

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My Late Night Literary Romance

I have always loved reading.  I was that kid, you know?  That kid who was NEVER not reading.  My mother would have to chase me outdoors to get me to play outside with friends.  I LIVED in books.  I ADORED … Continue reading

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BUY A THING! Rifftrax

I have a confession:   I love watching Twilight. Still reading? Okay, good, because that statement comes with a serious qualifier: I love watching Twilight for the sole purpose of making fun of it.  It’s a terrible movie.  The scripting, … Continue reading

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Doctor Who and Devotions: A Good Man Goes To War

  Madame Kovarian: The anger of a good man is not a problem.  Good men have too many rules. The Doctor: Good men don’t need rules.  Today is not the day to find out why I have so many.   … Continue reading

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When Good Fandoms Go Bad: Thoughts on Curbing Enthusiasm

Fandom, by its very nature, is about extremes.  If you’re going to be ridiculously enthusiastic about something, you can’t exactly do that by halves.  Fans have a lot of strong opinions about the goings-on of their favorite series/characters/actors/etc., and a … Continue reading

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Thing I discovered too late–Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes

Overall, I’m quite happy with our family’s decision to not have cable.  It’s significantly cheaper, reduces the temptation to leave the tube on mindlessly when nothing we’re interested in is on, and forces us to actually think about what shows … Continue reading

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Doctor Who and Devotions: Vastra, Clara, and the Power of Words

  Jenny: You will confine yourself to single word responses.  One word only.  Do you understand? Clara: Why? Vastra: Truth is singular.  Lies are words, words, words.   This is one of the most brilliant scenes in an all-around amazing … Continue reading

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