HALLOWEEN MOVIE PARTY OF ONE I missed out on the local TV network showing of Troll 2. Luckily the Internet’s best-of compilations are more than adequate. Also luckily, Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine is showing on Saturday, although the only Halloweenish thing about that is the fact that Vincent Price is in it. I am still expecting … More Spook, spook, spooook
Hurray for October, and autumn and Halloween! Hurray for misty chilly rain and fall birthdays and the crunchy leaves underfoot on dog walks. The deer are back down from the hills, back to harassing our bird feeders and tree bark. Last night I took the pup out for her last pee, and she chased one of … More It’s the most wonderful time of the year, again!
Reading the Rand A. and I are reading Atlas Shrugged aloud. Guys, it is hilarious. For the longest time, I really didn’t want to read any Ayn Rand, because a) There are so many other, better things to read, and my life is a finite one. If I were a vampire, perhaps then I’d be more … More Atlas was too laconic to even shrug
Looking for a good creepy read? Go read: Bad Maddy by Betsy Phillips at Tiny Cat Pants At first, it didn’t seem that scary to me. After all, I knew Judy was the one who was moving it. But still, it could be startling to open a wardrobe and find the doll or to sweep … More Another reason for the season
During my commute I’m listening to the audiobook of Lawrence Wright’s Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, & the Prison of Belief. It’s fascinating. Before reading /listening, my knowledge of Scientology was fairly spotty, limited to a box of Hubbard books and DVDs my department received unsolicited during one of my previous jobs, The Master, and a single viewing … More Reading/writing/no ‘rithmetic
…to read this: Do Not Touch (by Prudence Shen, she of Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong*, and illustrated by the great Faith Erin Hicks, also of NCPGW and Friends With Boys**, and Noreen Rana, likely of something that I do not know, but I’ll be finding out.) It’s a lovely, evocative adventure, and the exact … More Run, don’t walk…