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Review: Russian Doll

Has The Good Place whetted your appetite for high-concept, well-executed speculative television? If so, Russian Doll might be just what you need. Be warned, Russian Doll is as dark as The Good Place is light-hearted and colourful, but it’s darkly … Continue reading

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2018 – a year in review, I guess

It’s definitely been a year, hasn’t it? Trump? Brexit? Distracted boyfriend memes. Tide pods. Black Panther. Female genderqueer Doctor Who. Oceans 8. Increasing ways to fuck monsters on the big screen. I suppose I should start with the illness Personally, … Continue reading

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The Ethics of the Good Place: PowerPoint slides

Hey guys, I got back from Nine Worlds yesterday and I am completely wiped. I am hoping to get YouTube vids of both the papers I gave up at some point, but that point is not today. However, I was … Continue reading

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Nine Worlds 2018 and me!

I’m going to Nine Worlds again! Hurrah! I am excited and a little nervous. I’m also going to be on some panels and doing some papers – please show up, they’re going to be amazing! They’re all happening on Friday, … Continue reading

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Review – Star Wars: The Last Jedi

(Here be spoilers.) I wasn’t sure I wanted to review The Last Jedi, but men on the Internet are being so silly, I felt like there needed to be a voice of reason. I’ll never understand why middle-aged men think … Continue reading

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Buy me a coffee!

I have ditched the old Tip Jar. I’m very grateful to everyone who ever donated to this blog that way, but it was kind of a weird system where I had to tell PayPal I’d provided you with a service … Continue reading

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Review: The Lizzie Borden Chronicles

Lizzie Borden took an axe gave her mother forty whacks; when she saw what she had done she gave her father forty-one. So goes the old folk rhyme, which is slightly mangled in the opening credits of Lifetime’s TV series … Continue reading

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Nine Worlds and me!

I am HERE. I will be here until Monday. Come find me in the bar of SEE ME TO THINGS. Specifically: Saturday, 6:45pm, ‘”Witness Me!” Recognition and Intersubjectivity in Mad Max: Fury Road’ Sunday, 3:15pm,’Transformative Shakespeare: Fanfiction and Beyond’

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Today I cut up and threw away a friend

Melony the cactus has been my companion for the past 18 years. That’s longer than any pet I ever owned, and equals the longest I ever shared accommodation with any person. She lacks a central nervous system, so I doubt … Continue reading

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Upgrading the Rhubosphere

  Lastnight, I upgraded my hosting package. I needed to do this because my Nine Worlds write-up was going to use a lot of pictures, and I had been skirting right on the edge of my filespace for a long … Continue reading

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