Stuff I’ve Read, Watched, Done #19 – February 7, 2021

Well, it’s been 39 days or so since I penned one of these “log” posts…so in general I’ve done quite a bit–including a little bonus lockdown that the city of Perth just experienced.

My cat is looking a bit like a ghoul, don’t you think?

I don’t know that I can remember everything, but let’s see if I can’t come up with ten things.

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Stuff I’ve Read, Watched, Done #17 – December 15, 2020

I thought I might get this post in earlier (I still aspire to the idea of keeping a weekly schedule with these things), but some not-interesting-for-blogging stuff came up and has been taking a lot of my emotional energy.

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Stuff I’ve Read, Watched, Done #16 – November 23, 2020

I’ve actually done some media-related work since the last time I wrote one of these posts. Wow!

I helped draw this face on this watermelon, for example
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Stuff I’ve Read, Watched, Done #15 (not much really) (ok, maybe a bit) – November 9, 2020

Well, several weeks have been and gone, and even though I don’t feel I have a lot to say here, I haven’t had time to say it because I’ve just been so insanely busy!

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Stuff I’ve Read, Watched, Done #13 – October 12, 2020

School holidays is almost over. Will that change my viewing habits? We’ll find out soon enough, but for now there’s still a steady stream of movie-viewing to facilitate moments of family togetherness!

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2013: Sequels, continuations, and reboots

2013 is shaping up to be a big year for movie / TV if you are fans of particular superhero, science fiction, or action-adventure franchises.  And naturally, I am!  I was thinking of all that I was anticipating this year, as well as a few things that I’m not really in order to fill out the numbers, and here is what I came up with.  In ascending order of level of anticipation and excitement: Continue reading 2013: Sequels, continuations, and reboots

Fifty Things I’d like to see (or not) for Doctor Who’s 50th Anniversary

And so today, November 23, is the 49th anniversary of arguably my favorite television show, Doctor Who.  That’s very exciting, but of course the big news is that next year that show will be turning 50.  There’s been a fair amount of hype as we head into the 50th anniversary, but very little details other than that we know there will at least be the last 8 episodes of Series 7 airing sometime early in the year.

So I got to thinking, what do I want to see in Doctor Who’s 50th year?  Then I got to thinking…could I come up with fifty things I wanted to see?  I decided to find out! Continue reading Fifty Things I’d like to see (or not) for Doctor Who’s 50th Anniversary

100 Moments where I Understood

One of the processes that is at work with any writing, and particularly fictional storytelling, is figuring out how to give your audience enough information to keep them grounded in what is going on, while at the same time raising questions in their minds that keep them interested. Continue reading 100 Moments where I Understood