Monthly Archives: July 2012

Kate Daniels, well-executed urban fantasy series

With the new book, Gunmetal Magic, out today (which I will go read now), I think now is a good time to talk about this urban fantasy series, including who I think would or wouldn’t like it. The protagonist is … Continue reading

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Last Weekend’s Trip to Cape Cod

So yeah, I went to Cape Cod last weekend. I may have forgotten to mention that, because sometimes I forget things. I’m working on it. So anyway, we headed out the first day to go swimming in the ocean. Whereupon … Continue reading

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Thalia’s Musings, Modern-ish Greek Mythology

As the second volume of this very good web serial has just started postings this week, it’s a good time to talk about this Greek mythology based series. Therefore I’ve decided to do a second review post, just for this … Continue reading

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Catching Fire: Katniss Actually Has to Deal With People

…and she’s not great at it, but that shouldn’t surprise anyone. For the media portion of this post, I’m putting in a Hunger Games song/music video posted on Strawburry17‘s YouTube channel: I can’t figure out how to do this review … Continue reading

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Hark! A Vagrant, on Courtly Love

Hark! A Vagrant is a series of mostly one-off comics by Kate Beaton, often focused on history topics. Today I’d like to highlight one of her comics, on courtly love. I took a class on medieval history where the professor … Continue reading

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Being Human, UK vs US

So I recently watched a few episodes of the US version of Being Human, the ones that are available on Hulu. I don’t know what I was expecting. I like the urban fantasy genre but I don’t like vampires all … Continue reading

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The Firefly Reunion Panel, San Diego Comic Con

Firefly is one of my favorite TV shows of all time, and I’m sure I’ll have more to say about the show at a later date. For now, I’m going to bring up the Firefly panel at SDCC. Despite the … Continue reading

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