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Quote of the Day

Quote of the Day

“And that’s Smith of Hufflepuff with the Quaffle,” said a dreamy voice, echoing over the grounds.  “He did the commentary last time, of course, and Ginny Weasley flew into him, I think probably on purpose, it looked like it.  Smith was being quite rude about Gryffindor, I expect he regrets that now he’s playing them — oh, look, he’s lost the Quaffle, Ginny took it from him, I do like her, she’s…

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Quote of the Day

Quote of the Day

Giles:  Xander’s taken to teasing the less fortunate?

Buffy:  Uh-huh.

Giles:  And, there’s been a noticeable change in both clothing and demeanor?

Buffy:  Yes.

Giles:  And, well, otherwise all his spare time is spent lounging about with imbeciles.

Buffy:  It’s bad, isn’t it.

Giles:  It’s devastating. He’s turned into a sixteen-year-old boy. Course, you’ll have to kill him.

Buffy the Vampire…

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Book Review: The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith (aka J. K. Rowling)

Book Review: The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith (aka J. K. Rowling)

The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith (J. K. Rowling)Private detective Cormoran Strike is back on a new case in The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith (a pseudonym for Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling).  After solving the high-profile murder of supermodel Lula Landry in last year’s The Cuckoo’s Calling, Strike has had almost more business than he can handle, most of it filled with divorce cases, jealous lovers and jobs for the tabloids.  It’s not…

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Quote of the Day

Quote of the Day

“It’s her,” Klaus said, speaking quietly so Hector wouldn’t hear him.  “I’m sure of it.  Isadora Quagmire wrote this poem.”
“I think so, too,” Violet said.  “I’m positive it’s her handwriting.”
“Blake!” Sunny said, which meant “And the poem is written in Isadora’s distinct literary style!”

A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Vile Village – Lemony Snicket

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Trailer Tuesday: Big Hero 6

Trailer Tuesday: Big Hero 6

Welcome to “Trailer Tuesday” where I talk about trailers for upcoming movies.

A couple months ago we got our first look at Big Hero 6, the upcoming collaboration between Marvel and Walt Disney Animation Studios, in the form of a cute teaser trailer.  We’ve now got a new, bigger trailer, as well as finally some confirmed information about the voice cast.  Watch the trailer below and read on for my…

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In Memoriam: James Garner

In Memoriam: James Garner

James Garner always seemed to me to be a little different from all other actors.  Of course, each actor brings his own unique skills and sensibilities to the world of cinema, but Garner always stood out a little from the rest.  His characters as he played them always seemed to be not only deeper than was written but also more colorful and interesting than any others with whom he shared the…

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Quote of the Day

Quote of the Day

Miles O’Brien: Cannon to the right of them, Cannon to the left of them, Cannon in front of them, Volley’d and thunder’d…

Julian Bashir: Storm’d at with shot and shell, Boldly they rode and well, Into the jaws of Death, Into the mouth of Hell, Rode the six hundred.

Nog: Whatever it is you two are reciting, I wish you’d stop!

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Season 6: Episode 6 – “Sacrifice of Angels”

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Today’s Movie: Earth to Echo

The ridiculous level of inconsistency within fandom generally and certain fandoms specifically are probably the biggest reason why I don’t engage with other fans very regularly. It’s too frustrating for me.