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Phryne Fisher-"Cocaine Blues" by Kerry Greenwood

I stumbled onto Phryne Fisher while pursuing my murder mystery kick; first in the TV series from ABC (that’s Australian Broadcasting Company) on PBS and then on… 826 more words

Arts And Entertainment

#TBR Challenge 2015: Urn Burial by Kerry Greenwood (Series Catch Up)

The redoubtable Phryne Fisher is holidaying at Cave House, a Gothic mansion in the heart of Australia’s Victorian mountain country. But the peaceful surroundings mask danger.

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"But You're Just a Girl" : Television and the 'Strong Female Lead' Pt. 2

Earlier this week, in celebration of the anniversary of the premiere of Buffy the Vampire Slayer in 1997, I posted the first of a two-part look at female leads in television. 1,972 more words


"But You're Just a Girl" : Television and the 'Strong Female Lead' Pt. 1

On this day in 1997 Buffy the Vampire Slayer premiered. I have a hard time believing that it was really 18 years ago – I can’t possibly be that old – but in two years we’ll actually be celebrating the 20th anniversary. 2,168 more words


Thank God for Netflix

I’m in the middle of my fifth (non-consecutive) week at home. With a small baby. In the dead of winter. Needless to say–except for when we daily take our lives in our hands to walk the dog–we aren’t getting out much. 1,365 more words

What I'm Watching

Dear Cable TV,

I had what I hope is the final dental surgery yesterday. I have to go back in to get it checked up on, but that should be the final deal. 144 more words