Tag Archives: hawaii

Dooit for Love

As far as I can recall, I haven’t written a post about Johnny Dooit, a character who makes a short but noteworthy appearance in The Road to Oz. He’s also linked to the Love Magnet, so I might as well … Continue reading

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Ohana Means Family

Lilo & Stitch – Compared to the few Disney features released before it, I thought this one had better pacing and a better mix of silliness and sentiment. It has a weird premise, with a genetically engineered alien monster coming … Continue reading

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Riding the Whales

Fluke: Or, I Know Why the Winged Whale Sings, by Christopher Moore – The story concerns a group of whale researchers working in Hawaii. The main protagonist, Nathan Quinn, is interested in finding out why whales sing. When he gets … Continue reading

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You’ve Never Seen Fire ‘Til You’ve Seen Pele Blow

When I first heard the title of Tori Amos’ third album (fourth if you count Y Kant Tori Read, I suppose), I wondered why the soccer player was collecting boys. Then I found out it was actually a reference to … Continue reading

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