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Rhys Ifans will play Scrooge at the Old Vic this Christmas

Rhys Ifans will star in the Charles Dickens’ timeless classic A Christmas Carol at the Old Vic. The new adaptation by Jack Thorne will be directed by Matthew Warchus and open at the South London theatre on 29 November. 184 more words


Marly's Ghost by David Levithan

Marly’s Ghost by David Levithan

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

A generous 3 stars.

I didn’t know this was A Christmas Carol retelling when I picked it up (otherwise I would have quickly put it down – studying ACC for my GCSEs in-depth took away a lot of the joy from the story), I just remembered Levithan having a refreshingly different take on relationships from when I read Will Grayson, Will Grayson (co-written by the amazing human that is John Green). 321 more words

Book Review

Expect the First Ghost When the Shovel Spade Tolls One

I begin celebrating Christmas sometime around mid-July. It harkens back to Saturday morning cartoons hocking a “Christmas in July” ratings stunt so they could cycle through the Christmas episodes of their shows more than once a calendar year. 1,535 more words

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Book reviews are subjective. I tend to rate books not according to how “perfect” they are, seem to be, or are said to be in general but rather to how perfect they are to me. 267 more words

Arts And Entertainment

Review: Jesus, Bro! (2017)

For the uninitiated, MIDNIGHT SCREENINGS is a popular web series of car seat film reviews. Often said screenings are of so-called “faith movies”, which are popular in certain quarters of American Society, and quite baffling to everyone else. 605 more words


The Tale of Ebenezer Student

The strange wispy specter invades the lonely student’s room.

“Who are you,” asks Ebenezer Student.

“Ask me who I was,” replies the pale figure.

“Particular for a shade. 465 more words

Captian's Log

8 Favorite Literary Fathers Who Earned the Name "Dad"

While I was researching novels for a library display celebrating literary fathers, I noticed many blogs have dedicated space to fathers who were not so deserving of their children’s affection. 1,613 more words