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Firefly

In an attempt to further solidify my status as a science fiction nerd, I have spent a good portion of this summer working my way through some of the books and TV shows I missed while I focused on the more fantasy-driven Harry Potter and LOTR fests of my youth. 634 more words

Scifi

Quote of the Day 8-26-16

I write to give myself strength. I write to be the characters that I am not. I write to explore all the things I’m afraid of.

– Joss Whedon

Me And My Thoughts

Astonishing X-Men : Dangerous Motion Comic DVD

While rewatching this DVD, I noticed something.  It does a great job of crediting Joss Whedon and John Cassaday, as it should – it doesn’t mention Laura Martin, at all. 186 more words

Lockheed

5 great ways Feminism is sneaking into horror movies

Why is horror like pornography?

Because women do it better.

Hollywood hasn’t realised this yet, so horror is still a massive boy’s club. Don’t get me wrong, there’s a lot of talent out there at the moment; James Wan and Mike Flanagan are redefining the genre (think Oculus, not Ouija), and The Visit was almost enough to restore a shred of M Night Shyamalan’s dignity. 1,201 more words

Films

Blooms and Buffy: Frocks, fruit and flowers

The last week has seen several episodes of rain and flooding; not very conducive to going to allotment. I finally made it to the plot today to see what the state of play was; there are weeds to  be got rid of but also lot to positive about. 485 more words

GYO

Firefly: Captain Malcolm Reynolds' Browncoat

This month’s Minerva Crafts Blogger Network post is something a little different – not a novelty print dress for myself, but instead a vintage-style western men’s frock coat for my husband, who is off to Comic Con in Manchester this month. 563 more words

Sewing

TV Time #2: Dollhouse

She can be anyone, except herself.

Dollhouse is one of those shows which you watch not really expecting anything, but feeling sad when it’s all over. 534 more words

Popcorn