Yeah, I know, not at all exciting stuff today, but, like all good nerds the past few years, I’ve been trying to be semi-crafty in recent days and I am the world’s least competent knitter. As in can’t work a pair of fucking needles to save my life. My mother tried to teach me at […]Read more "Stuff I like: Sock Looms"
For part one of our series click here. So ABC’s first shot at launching a Wonder Woman TV series did not exactly hit it out of the park. But they still thought the property had potential (and I assume, didn’t want to waste their rights to the character), if only they returned her to her […]Read more "The Three Faces of Wonder Woman: A Television History – Part 2"
I suspect part 2 of the Wonder Woman series may be a day or two late due to the vagaries of this ‘real life’ stuff, so a little something fun to hold y’all a couple of days. You just can’t not love a Finnish folk metal band whose best known songs are odes to drinking. […]Read more "Stuff I Like: Korpiklaani"
Came across this while perusing the ‘net this afternoon and can only say that I hope they do it better justice than they did the woefully mischaracterized cinematic abortion that was Starship Troopers. Bryan Singer to direct adaptation of Heinlein’s The Moon is a Harsh Mistress I’ll admit to mixed feelings over this one. Heinlein’s […]Read more "Notes From the ‘Net – The Moon is a Harsh Mistress to begin filming"
I’m a private person and not much for personal revelation, I have no intention of making this that sort of blog. But my eldest turned 13 this morning, making me *gasp* the mother of a teenager! So I’m feeling a bit (way) more introspective than usual. It got me thinking about how much fun it’s […]Read more "Random Thoughts: Raising Nerdlings"
At five years old, there was no-one in the world that I wanted to grow up to be more than Wonder Woman, more specifically Wonder Woman as embodied by the fabulous Lynda Carter. Sadly, instead of a statuesque brunette, I turned out to be a medium-short, prematurely grey-haired sorta-ginger; of good hearty peasant stock, with […]Read more "The Three Faces of Wonder Woman: A Television History – Part 1"
Finally managed a deferred date night to go see Kingsman:The Secret Service (Note to future self: do not attempt to get into a movie theater on Valentine’s Day ever again, you will fail miserably). My thoughts follow, but first, trailers! FANT4STIC (sic) – This actually looks less appealing than the trashy series being rebooted. Those movies […]Read more "At The Movies: Kingsman: The Secret Service"