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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


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


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


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


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


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