Last August, we visited the California Science Center to see the Pompeii exhibit. That allowed us to see the space shuttle Endeavour as well. And a whole bunch of other museum-y stuff. I spent most of the day trying to adjust the light settings on my camera. (more…)
I don’t have any clever synthesis of this show that I’ve enjoyed for 7 years (I binged season 1 before season 2 started). I don’t have a theme under which I can unify the show’s 7 seasons. I don’t even see it as a show about the 1960s. I just see it as the best show I’ve ever seen on television. And I’m going to miss it. (more…)
Last Sunday a few hours before the episode of Game of Thrones that would cause me to lose my shit, my friend Taylor and I recorded “Episode Zero”–a pilot episode–of a new podcast. We’re absolutely still overcoming the technical problems. (You’re going to hear some buzzes and pops.) We’re also wondering if there’s a better name for the show out there. So drop your suggestions and comments in the comments here.
In this episode, we discuss the Avengers, Batman v Superman, the Daredevil TV show, Game of Thrones, and a few other comic book-y topics. I hope you enjoy.
Here it is, our weekly chat about last night’s Game of Thrones. Although this week, it’s going to be a super huge amount of bitching in disgust at the turn they took with Sansa. Get ready. Spoilers in the comments.
Jesus Christ, I don’t know how to write up the show after that ending. So this is what the butterfly effect of Game of Thrones brings about: Sansa Stark’s rape. The violence by Ramsay against his wife, Jeyne Poole (disguised as Arya Stark), in the books is no less horrific but it is less personal since the readers have never known Jeyne. (Also she wasn’t psychologically and physically tormented by Joffrey and then forced to wed Tyrion.) But the Game of Thrones show runners have changed this detail of who marries Ramsay and the effect is that we viewers have to watch Sansa–a character we love–be abused in the most grotesque way by yet another man. (more…)
I’ve only been once but I loved everything about the Huntington Library in LA. The grounds are huge and diverse with a couple of museums, a greenhouse, and my favorite (as you’ll discover from the photos), Japanese gardens that are almost a small village. (more…)