MY REACTION TO THE LEGEND OF KORRA. ALL THE FEELS. ALL OF THEM. I just…I cannot. This show. THIS SHOW. IT’S SO GOOD. APPROPRIATE GIF IS APPROPRIATE.
My opinions on the media I consume.
Last night I went to see Titanic in theatres. (more…)
So I finally caught up on the first episode of the second season of Game of Thrones and my only conclusion is: NOT ENOUGH TYRION.
Last night I went to a midnight viewing of the Hunger Games. (more…)
But not today. Because today my DVDs arrived from Amazon, which means I will most likely go home, ignore the mountain of work I have, and watch the series again from start to finish, this time with commentary.
JJ: For the longest time I’ve spelled it “doughnut” but everyone said that was archaic and/or wrong. “Donut” still looks weird. WICKED COOL RILEY: I only use “donut” because of Dunkin Donuts. I sort of prefer the archaic spelling. JJ: I’m almost positive all doughnut places spell it “donut”. But I think there was a book I read as a kid that spelled it “doughnut”, so it stuck in my brain that way. WICKED COOL […]
Lola is a girl after my own heart. ♥
This is why I love Austen so: not the romances, not the manners porn, not the “out of countenance”-ing, but this. Words to live by, Miss Eliza Bennet!
It’s that time of year again, as 2011 draws to a close, when JJ picks her Best Reads books. This year’s been a bit of a mixed bag for me, and despite the spate of new and shiny YA titles with attendant romances and cool dystopian/fantasy/sci-fi settings that came out in 2011, the books that have stayed with me have been adult, YA contemporary (with literary bent), or even a bit of non-fiction. What does […]
Books win their audiences for a reason. Most popular books wear their artlessness on their sleeve: Stephenie Meyer, the author of the “Twilight” series, is an awkward writer with little feeling for construction, but the intensity of emotion with which she imbues her characters is enviable. You never doubt her commitment to the material, which is half the battle won. So to say that Paolini is an unskilled narrator and a derivative mythmaker is more […]