Books, Reviews, SciFi

The Children of Men – P.D. James

I'm always looking for book recommendations, particularly from people with whom I don't generally share reading preferences. A recommendation from a book friend might be much better tailored to my tastes, but a book recommendation from someone not familiar with my own preferences in reading tells me a lot more about them. Invariably, if someone… Continue reading The Children of Men – P.D. James

Drunk Movie Monday, Movies, Reviews

Drunk Movie Monday – Reefer Madness

With the Oscars last night, which actually featured a number of deserving winners rather than the usual 'meh' that the Academy presents, it seems a bit silly to talk about bad movies that are fun to watch drunk. But I am still going to do Drunk Movie Monday because it is A Thing, and so… Continue reading Drunk Movie Monday – Reefer Madness

Books, Fairytales, Reviews

Review: The Icarus Girl by Helen Oyeyemi

As you may recall, I have made a resolution to read more books by ladies and people of color this year. While I was waiting for my shipment of lady books to come in from Powell's, I dug through my to-read shelf to see if there were any acceptable options hiding in among all the… Continue reading Review: The Icarus Girl by Helen Oyeyemi

Books, Reviews

Love (?) in the Time of Cholera

Hello, hello! I am apparently on a talking-about-books kick these days, because once again I've finished reading something and am absolutely dying to talk about it. This time the book is Love in the Time of Cholera, by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, which I started reading while on vacation in Hawaii, because "breezy beach reads" aren't actually a… Continue reading Love (?) in the Time of Cholera

Drunk Movie Monday, Movies, Reviews

Drunk Movie Monday – Highlander

Welcome to the first Drunk Movie Monday of 2014! As we move into the future, my tipsy cinematic taste is still firmly stuck in the 80s, because let's be honest--that's where all the good shit is. This week, the bad 80s adventure fantasy film in question is: The original Highlander film, not to be confused with… Continue reading Drunk Movie Monday – Highlander