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Monthly Archives: September, 2015

TV Guide

Obviously, I need to keep myself much busier here.  While you can all rely on weekly (-ish) installments in the 2015 Movie Challenge, other movie viewings and reviews are much … Continue reading

September 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

weekend roundup?!

Yes, because I have nothing else to do while I wait for my laundry to finish drying. 1. The Queen blessed us with an hour-long concert last night.  Thank you, … Continue reading

September 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

2015 Movie Challenge: Heavenly Creatures

39/52: A movie about a historical figure*  On 22 June 1954, 16-year-old Pauline Parker (known previously as Pauline Rieper) and 15-year-old Juliet Hulme murdered Pauline’s mother with half a brick … Continue reading

September 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

trash TV

It probably won’t surprise you to hear that I didn’t watch the Emmys last night, because there’s literally nothing that happens during the entire bloated mess that I can’t just … Continue reading

September 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

2015 Movie Challenge: The Battle of Algiers

38/52: A movie about a war It’s interesting in a sad way (albeit unsurprising) that countries who had won their own independence from either another ruling country or a ruling class would go … Continue reading

September 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

the “it’s been a while since I did a roundup” roundup

You all clamor for my hot takes on stories that are a week old, don’t you?  Yeah, I know.  Don’t worry – I’m here now. 1) Boston has been in … Continue reading

September 17, 2015 · 3 Comments


To my amazement, the year is about 75% complete. (Time flies like no other; fruit flies like bananas.) To my even greater amazement, I’m actually (mostly) keeping up with my … Continue reading

September 15, 2015 · 1 Comment