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Will It Waffle?, by Daniel Shumski

I was up late, reading The New Annotated H.P. Lovecraft, and needed a snack before turning out the light. Lovecraft is heavy going, so I wanted something to restore my spirit:  a grilled cheese sandwich. 279 more words


Batman: The Animated Series

We round out Batman Week with Penelope’s review of the other Batman TV show.—Ed.

There is joy in Gotham! After decades of legal wrangling, the 1966 Batman TV show is finally coming to home video in November. 448 more words

Television Shows

Room 237 (2013)

Have you watched The Shining? Did you notice the placement of cans of Calumet Baking Powder in the hotel pantry? The disappearing chair, the impossible window, the reversal of the hexagonal carpet pattern? 458 more words

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Penelope’s Possibilities: March

Top of the mornin’ to ya!

I like March for a few different reasons, but mainly, it feels to me like a gateway month from cold to warm-ish. 383 more words

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