Wednesday update

July 19, 2017

I’m still, slowly, unwinding and putting my brain back together from my week of A) new book release yay! and B) turning in new new book wah!  It’s taking a long time for my brain to clean itself out, but it’s happening. I’m even able to sort of start getting ready for the next round of travel. And do some relaxing. Finish up knitting projects, that sort of thing. I should probably clean house.

Last night’s event at Barnes and Noble went great! We even had a real Irish Wolfhound attend! So many people and so much fun!

Here’s my long review of Wonder Woman, with a couple of bouts of analysis of what historical settings mean and why it’s been so hard to get a viable superhero movie featuring a woman main character.

My take on the New Doctor announcement. Meh? I know it should be more than that, particularly with the casting of a woman, but I stopped watching Doctor Who regularly a few years ago. I’ve heard this last year, post-Clara, has been quite good, and maybe I’ll try to catch up and watch the new doctor. But I’ve got so much to watch right now. At any rate, I’m happy to see changes in the show and I’m happy that so many people are happy. I like Jodie Whittaker, and if you haven’t seen Attack the Block, which features both her and John Boyega, you totally should. Like, right now.

 

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2 Responses to “Wednesday update”

  1. kkessler833 Says:

    Congratulations!

  2. LupLun Says:

    Actually, I thought this past season was a bit of a step down from Season 9, which contained some of the show’s best episodes. But it’s still pretty good, with solid episodes and mostly-good cast. Capaldi’s tenure in a nutshell: Season 8 awful, season 9 amazing, season 10 slightly above average.

    Saying it got better “post-Clara” is a baffling observation, though. Clara was one of the better things about seasons 8 & 9, whereas her replacement, Bill, is if anything a weak link in the cast.


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