Category Archives: Television

Quidnunc Pro Quo

A Thousand Ships, by Natalie Haynes – This book dives into the thoughts and actions of numerous women involved with the Trojan War, giving their perspective on the whole thing. It utilizes a lot of sources, and gives each one … Continue reading

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Let’s Go Back to Your Childhood

There are some pretty major SPOILERS for all three of these movies, especially the first two. Skinamarink – It’s weird, because I wouldn’t necessarily say this was a good movie, but it was pretty effective in what it was trying … Continue reading

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Beyond Burgers

The Bob’s Burgers Movie – I had wanted to see this at the theater, but I never got around to it, so I saw it streaming this weekend. It seems like the typical way to make a family sitcom into … Continue reading

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A Long Winter’s Kidnap

As it’s now the day after Christmas, alternatively known as Boxing Day, St. Stephen’s Day, the second day of Christmas, or, here in the United States, absolutely nothing (although Beth and I still get the day off because Christmas fell … Continue reading

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Goofy and Clownish Holiday Fare

Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas – I kept seeing this recommended on Disney Plus, so I figured I might as well give it a shot. From 1999, it’s a collection of three different Christmas-themed cartoons, each featuring one of the … Continue reading

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Six Degrees Below Zero

I guess it’s the holiday season now, so whoop-de-doo and dickory-dotch, and here are some things that I watched. The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special – Like the movies, this special doesn’t take itself particularly seriously, but it does … Continue reading

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Teeny Tiny Bat

Halloween has come and gone, and the Great Pumpkin never showed up. Does no one care about sincerity in pumpkin patches anymore? It’s all this commercial farming, I’m sure. Anyway, here are my thoughts on one thing I watched for … Continue reading

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I Guess You Can Kill the Boogeyman After All

I have three movie reviews this time, all of fairly new films, although that wasn’t really intentional. Two are relevant to the Halloween season and one not, and it should probably go without saying that there are SPOILERS for all … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Voice of the Plumber

After the trailer for the new Super Mario Bros. Movie dropped, there were a lot of takes on Mario’s voice, as performed by Chris Pratt. I don’t really know that we get enough of it to judge it. It seems like … Continue reading

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Got My Mind Set on Mindsets

I saw a billboard this past weekend saying something like, “Paying too much for health care? Vote Republican!” Aren’t the Republicans the ones who are constantly pushing to make health care more expensive, constantly trying to repeal the Affordable Care … Continue reading

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