Monthly Archives: August 2007

Emma Bull: Territory

I read this because it was Emma Bull’s new book. I have no knowledge of or interest in the Wild West and would probably have passed it by if it had not been by an author that I liked, and … Continue reading

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The Handsome Siblings, eps 1-5

aka The Proud Twins, Proud of Twins, The Handsome Siblings, The Perfect Twins, The Invincible Duo. This is the description from yesasia.com: Famous movie director Wong Jing adapts the classic sword and martial arts epic by Gu Long into a … Continue reading

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Agatha Christie’s Marple: Series 1: The Murder at the Vicarage

I used to read Agatha Christie mysteries for comfort/light reading; I liked the formulaic aspects of them and watching the pieces of the puzzle fall into place. I ran across this 2004 adaptation on Netflix, featuring Geraldine McEwan as Miss … Continue reading

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Jay Lake: Mainspring

Overall, I liked this and would recommend it, but was vaguely dissatisfied and am not sure why. I thought I first heard of it from a list of nominees for some award, but can’t find said list now. It sounded … Continue reading

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Ju-ken, 2007

This post has been moved to my new Ju-ken blog.

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This is a first attempt at a book/movie/music/tvlog (medialog?), with occasional digressions into j-rock fangirlness; I’m not sure how successful it will be. Trying to write something coherent and concise and constructive about a book is harder than it looks.

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