Tag Archives: movies and TV

tumblr sunday– the deadline fairy

Here she is: the obscure monochrome fairy of Natural Media Inking, who comes in the night as you sit there stippling and listening to NPR and gives you the inspiration to finish your comic in time.  You shall, she says.  … Continue reading

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at the movies: captain america: the winter soldier

I had been looking forward to Winter Soldier for a long time, went to see it on opening day, and was most relieved not to be disappointed. The Marvel Cinematic Universe is my number one fangirl guilty pleasure, but the … Continue reading

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at the movies: non-stop

A lot of year’s firsts today– first warmish day, first full length long walk with some very happy corgis, and the first trip to the Cinemark to see a movie in the theater.  (Several movie days were lost to winter … Continue reading

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olympic notes

No notebook for this, just a folded sheet of scrap paper with the channel numbers of all the NBC outlets that are running Olympic coverage written across the top. It’s been sitting on the coffee table drawing board all week, … Continue reading

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let’s watch tv– sochi winter games opening ceremony

(I’m writing this on Stinky, the faithful Stinkpad laptop, in front of the the TV as I watch one of my favorite Winter Olympic events, long track speedskating. I like the real world renditions of super hero costumes, and I’m … Continue reading

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super bowl commercials

Along with the 45 rpm/radio single and the minicomic, any artist who works small or person who loves small art has got to appreciate those free bits of high budget short form video known as television commercials.  Lots of them … Continue reading

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let’s watch tv– archer

As I work my way through my new DVD set of season 4 while awaiting the first episode of season 5, due to air on Monday evening, here’s something that’s long overdue: an appreciation of Archer.  This is one of … Continue reading

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planetokhody again

Snowed in but good.  Waist high drifts abound, and it is below zero. But it’s stopped snowing, the power is still on, and I have an idea.  So hey, let’s blog. I was woken up a little after seven by … Continue reading

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last post of 2013

As the last load of laundry of the year (cold water– sweatpants, flannel shirts and Ts) chugs away in the next room, one’s thoughts turn, unavoidably, to the natural business of New Year’s Eve: This year was the year of … Continue reading

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at the movies: american hustle

American Hustle is that increasingly rare thing, an actual movie. Not an adaptation or a sequel, not based on a game or an old TV show, but a movie made from an original script, starring actual actors and featuring absolutely … Continue reading

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