“I am not scared of bad people, of wicked evildoers, of monsters and creatures of the night. The people who scare me are the ones who are certain of their own rightness. The ones who know how to behave, and what their neighbors need to do to be on the side of the good.” ~ Neil… Continue reading You Know They’ve Been Putting ‘Trigger Warnings’ On DVD Cases For Years, Right?
Category: Books, TV, Movies & Music
Mental Healthish Writings That I Like
"Fairy tales are more than true; not because they tell us that dragon's exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten." ~ Neil Gaiman So, last week in my advice to those who may be new to this whole mental illness thing I suggested reading some of the many books and blogs out… Continue reading Mental Healthish Writings That I Like
Forbrydelsen/The Killing: Possibly The Greatest TV Series Ever Made
"I saw that sweater and I just felt it was so perfect because to me it tells a lot of stories. It tells the story of a woman who's not vain and it tells the story of a woman who's so self-confident that she doesn't have to show by the way she dresses that she… Continue reading Forbrydelsen/The Killing: Possibly The Greatest TV Series Ever Made
Les Triplettes de Belleville/The Triplets of Belleville
"Swinging Belleville rendez-vous / Marathon dancing, doop-de-doo / Voodoo, can-can aren't taboo / The world is strange in rendez-vous" ~ The Belleville Rendezvous Director: Sylvain Chomet Genres: Animation, Comedy Running Time: 78 mins Rating: 12 Release Date: 29th August 2003 (UK) I never used to have that much interest in animation and animated movies. I… Continue reading Les Triplettes de Belleville/The Triplets of Belleville
The Vagina Monologues – Happy V Day!
“I bet you're worried. I was worried. I was worried about vaginas. I was worried about what we think about vaginas, and even more worried that we don't think about them.” ~ Eve Ensler, The Vagina Monologues Title: The Vagina Monologues - The V-Day Edition (Women's Studies/Drama) Author: Eve Ensler (with foreword by Gloria Steinem)… Continue reading The Vagina Monologues – Happy V Day!
My Top 5 Songs By Cheesy ’00s Boybands
"Where I come from it was really unheard of to be at a party and someone says, 'What kind of music do you make?', and you say, 'Pop music.' You may as well have 'I'm not cool' stamped on your forehead." ~ Lady Gaga I'm thirty this year. Which means that I don't have to try… Continue reading My Top 5 Songs By Cheesy ’00s Boybands
Night of the Lepus
"Attention! Attention! Ladies and gentlemen, attention! There is a herd of killer rabbits headed this way and we desperately need your help! " ~ Officer Lopez, Night of the Lepus Director: William F. Claxton Genre: Horror/Sci-Fi/Thriller/Inadvertently Hilarious Comedy Running Time: 88 mins Rating: PG Release Date: 4th October 1972 (US) ***** You need to have… Continue reading Night of the Lepus
The Lydia Bennet Diaries
I've spent the last hour or so catching up on the Lydia Bennet Diaries. They're a companion to the web series the Lizzie Bennet Diaries, which retells the Pride & Prejudice story through the medium of a video blog which is presented by twenty-four year old media grad student Lizzie Bennet (Ashley Clements), and edited… Continue reading The Lydia Bennet Diaries
I don't know whether it's the stress, depression, or fear of all the things that are going to be happening over the next few weeks, but I find myself with very little to say for myself this week. So instead of trying to think of some opinion, or insight, or experience to share with you,… Continue reading Ondine
Your Voice In My Head – Emma Forrest
Title: Your Voice In My Head (Autobiography) Author: Emma Forrest Publisher: Bloomsbury (Kindle Edition) Date of Publication: 2011 Number of Pages: 214 Review Your Voice in My Head was the first book by Emma Forrest that I'd read but I enjoyed the way she writes and finished it in one sitting. This took me a… Continue reading Your Voice In My Head – Emma Forrest