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 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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