What I did this weekend:
I saw Breaking Dawn, Part 1. It was, in its own way, a fascinating example of a film that has all the content of a horror movie and none of the context. Also in its own way, it was stupid and cringey, and when Jacob looks into the eyes of a newborn and falls in love with the hottie she’ll become if he can just babysit her for the next 18 years, you honestly don’t know whether to laugh or cry. (I laughed. Then I… Read more »
The Washington Post reviews Girls at the Kingfisher Club: "Genevieve Valentine weaves a mesmerizing, surreal retelling of 'The Twelve Dancing Princesses'."
Ten Reasons You Should Be Watching Penny Dreadful, io9.com, June 2014
Mad Men Approaches its Last Hiatus Wearing its Past Like Armor, AV Club, May 2014
The Musketeers is a cheeky, swashbuckling good time, AV Club, June 2014
Book Your Trip (various), NPR.org, June 2014
[Fiction] "Eighty Miles an Hour All the Way to Paradise," Robot Uprisings, April 2014
Elementary, "No Lack of Void," AV Club, April 2014
"A Fair Acrobat Soundly Thrashes A Man" (1898). He threatened her father; she "boxed [him] well about the head." -via Bob Nicholson
The woman in the striped dress is having some life-changing thoughts right now. Beware that cane, objectionable gents of the immediate future.