Monthly Archives: March 2008

The Avengers ’65, vol. 4

Even more adventures of secret agent John Steed (Patrick Macnee) and his sidekick Mrs. Emma Peel (Diana Rigg). Episodes range from straightforward murder mysteries to cases involving national security to cases involving weird events (which may or may not overlap … Continue reading

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Barbara Hambly: Bride of the Rat God

I bought this new when I was still reading everything by Barbara Hambly (probably somewhere around its release date in 1994); I doubt I would have read it otherwise, and I’ve always felt that whoever was responsible for the title … Continue reading

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xxxHOLiC the Movie: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

This is half of the Tsubasa/xxxHOLiC double feature, rented from Netflix; like the Tsubasa portion, it is essentially an extended episode with better animation. A young woman visits Yuuko because she can’t enter her house, and gives Yuuko the key; … Continue reading

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random bits

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

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Brian Francis Slattery: Spaceman Blues: a love song

I ran across a mention of this somewhere; it sounded interesting, and the library had it. I picked it up and read a couple of random bits, thought “not for me” and put it back and wandered off, but wandered … Continue reading

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ha!

google.jp is my new best friend! It had crossed my mind to try the Japanese search engines at some point to look for Japanese information, but I hadn’t until now. Throwing 峰 正典 into google.com gave tons hits for Stephanie … Continue reading

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