The way I wanted to feel watching Spike Jonez’ Where the Wild Things Are – transported, engulfed, hoisted up on the shoulders of friendly monsters and carried through the movie – that’s how I felt watching his movie Her, instead. Well, maybe not the monsters part, but lifted high, [...]
Now that we are halfway through the traditional September – May television season, let’s check in with all those shows that filled up our DVRs and see which ones rose to the top, and which sunk like stones.
For my money, the two big winners of the new season are both shows I’ve discussed here [...]
Most years, I keep my resolutions simple. Back when I was a smoker, it was always to quit. That never worked, of course, but it was a good stand-by resolution. Ever since ending that addiction (on the 3rd of July, 2008), my New Year’s resolutions have been single words, sort of mini-mantras for how I [...]
I remembering seeing the TV special and reading the story The Haunting in Connecticut is based on (a family moves into a former mortuary and their son becomes affected by the evil that remains there). The movie was a bit visually creepy at times, but didn’t really leave much of an impression. The sequel,
Someday, when we finally have all the images added back into our posts that pre-dated the great and terrible Hacking Incident of 2013, I will finally feel like my Christmas wish has come true. In the mean time, I will settle for lots of presents.
Here are some that intrigue me. And, yes, I put [...]
Good Girls Gone Geek are thrilled to be part of the unveiling of the Burned: a Donovan Circus Novel cover of the sequel to Liz Long’s Gifted. The forthcoming Burned goes live Thursday, December 19. Just in time for the holidays for yourself, your mutant loving friend, or that moody preteen [...]
Perfect your favorite little (or big) nerds that may need a little light at night, Altruistic out of Hilton Head, SC has some cute little wooden boxes with interchangeable fronts with logos and designs for any fandom. They run about $10 (and obviously the tea light inside is battery operated). [...]
Christmas will be soon upon us and I’m sure we will be sharing another gift idea extravaganza with you in the coming weeks. Until then, here are some fun odds and ends.
Greeting Card fun- Colette Paperie speaks the truth you should be ballsy enough to share. I stumbled upon Colette’s [...]
At long last a review. Some of you must have been patiently thinking “What is with those girls? They haven’t mentioned their favorite all around nice guy author’s book and it’s been almost half a year?” Well, Bex finally got to it.
I felt like I was cheating on Neil Gaiman, writer of my most [...]
Not into spy novels or romances? Looking for a brief literary affair that won’t take over your life? I have a few good suggestions for stories to escape into while sipping hot tea or cocoa by the fire (or if lacking a fireplace like me, by your pumpkin pie scented candle). Or if you are [...]
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