Mama Just Killed a Man

Three quick facts about me: a) I love the MCU. b) I ship Clintasha. c) I will never stop shipping Clintasha.   Some of you probably just died of shock (heh).  Some of you rolled your eyes like "yah, figures."  Some of you haven't the foggiest idea what I'm talking about. If you're not familiar with... Continue Reading →

They Shall Not Grow Old: Review

*emerges from movie-theater darkness, blinking* Oh, wait . . . is this 2019? I could've sworn it was 1914.   They Shall Not Grow Old is a documentary about World War I from director Peter Jackson (he of Middle Earth fame).  You've probably heard about this documentary, since its making was something of an Event in cultural... Continue Reading →

Valentine’s Day

WHAT UP, GUYS.  I'm Charles Baker Harris, and it's Valentine's Day and I'm almost 25 years old and very conspicuously single, which (according to Lilo here) means it's the end of the world as we know it . . . . . . except, I feel fine. I wanted to talk about that with you... Continue Reading →

The Truly Romantic Tag

Soooooooooooooooooooo it's February, it's the month of romance, and Cordy the Great and Powerful (sorry, Cordy, I'm in a silly mood today) is hosting a blog party about fictional couples!  It's called The Lovely Blog Party, and you can check it out at Cordy's residence, Any Merry Little Thought. This blog party, like any good blog... Continue Reading →

Stolen From the Dead

". . . and make't manifest where she has lived, "Or how stolen from the dead." - William Shakespeare, The Winter's Tale My favorite Shakespeare play is about a guy who kills his wife, then spends the next twenty years repenting of his crimes, only to have her magically rise from the grave in the... Continue Reading →

The Reverse Bucket List

[for the record, I was sitting at a stoplight, so don't start fussing about my hands being in the wrong position :-P] My lovely blogging pal Alli @Allison's Well published a post recently that got me thinking. She called it the Reverse Bucket List, and the point of the list was simple:  Sometimes we get... Continue Reading →

Hunchback of Notre Dame: Dream Cast

by Katie (blue) and Eva-Joy @Coffee, Classics, and Craziness (purple) A few days ago Katie and I were chatting on Facebook and I mentioned that Disney is planning to do a live-action remake of ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’ (are we even surprised anymore).  We chatted a bit about who Disney would cast and then... Continue Reading →

The Raven Cycle: Review

This probably won't so much a coherent review as a jumbled mess of "Katie's 101 reasons why Maggie is QUEEN FOREVAH" but hey . . . we can dream, can't we? The Raven Cycle is a bestselling YA fantasy series by Maggie Stiefvater.  There are four books:  The Raven Boys, The Dream Thieves, Blue Lily,... Continue Reading →

“I carry them with me.”

First things first:  this post was inspired by this fan video, which is both a thing of beauty and an ocean full of tears, and it's absolutely imperative you watch it before reading anything I have to say here. Did you watch it? Good. Did you cry? just kidding I don’t need to know that... Continue Reading →

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