I love NPR, I love horror, and I love procrastinating. This morning, I combined all 3 of my loves, and instead of working on my novel, I compiled NPR’s recent list of Top 100 Horror Novels and Stories into an excel spreadsheet. I KNOW. I’m a huge nerd. I’m also a bit competitive and I… Read More Peak Nerd
Anthony Bourdain killed himself today. I am devastated. Apparently millions of people are devastated too, because all of my social media feeds are a stream of grief over his suicide. The death part is hard, but the suicide part is harder and it makes me afraid. My feeds have tributes from all over, the writers… Read More Who Loves The Sun?
I read three books in January. One I loved, one I hated, and one changed my life a bit. Let’s start off with the book I hated: The Witches of Eastwick.This is one of the most poorly written, misogynistic, and stereotypical books depicting women I have ever read. That’s right- ever. Bonus: It was blurbed… Read More Still Relevant?
I just finished The Art of Asking by Amanda Palmer last night. I’ll try to tell you about it without spoilers. You should read this book, especially if you are someone working in the creative economy right now. If you don’t know who Amanda Palmer is, read her wiki. I’ll wait. Also, watch her… Read More Why Amanda Palmer Is Like a Farmer
Last night the hubster and I went to see Inception. It was the first time we’ve been to the movies in about a year, the last one we saw was Star Trek. Usually when we go on “dates” we drop Maggie off at my parent’s house then go eat dinner and go to Target. It’s… Read More My Movie (Theater) Review
I finished both Drood and Born to Run yesterday. I know I said that Drood was really good last time I wrote. That was before it started getting really boring. Drood is almost 800 pages long, and frankly, a good third of it could have been cut. Granted, this is not the fault of the… Read More Drood Pooed
Well, not really. I still have a book to finish up – The Girl Who Played With Fire, which is excellent by the way. And had to finish watching The Wire and Dexter. Now that I’m all caught up I will definitely start going down through the list. I have already cast on the Monkey… Read More Progress?