2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 550 times in 2015. If it were a cable car, it would take about 9 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the … Continue reading 2015 in review


Quick Thoughts on The Force Awakens (spoiler free)

My wife was super excited about this movie. She's been waiting for months, and her expectations were really high. After we left the theater, she was still excited because the movie met or exceeded all her high expectations. I was a little more reserved. I remember being super excited and hyped up for Episode I, … Continue reading Quick Thoughts on The Force Awakens (spoiler free)

Character Deaths

As the title states, I'm going to be writing a lot about book and movie characters that die. This is your spoiler warning. I've been thinking a bit about when characters in books and movies die. More specifically, I've been thinking about how authors kill off characters. I mostly read sci-fi and fantasy, so I'll … Continue reading Character Deaths

I Recently Finished Reading: Shadows of Self

Hmmm... I'm not completely sure how I feel about this book. It was an excellent read. It moved quickly, the characters are good, and the story is engaging. I liked the action and mystery. The resolution was appropriate. It had pretty much everything I'd expect from a good book. But I'm not sure I liked … Continue reading I Recently Finished Reading: Shadows of Self

Comic Book Movie Rewatch: Guardians of the Galaxy

I've decided to go back and watch a bunch of movies based on comic books. No real reason, just something I thought would be fun. This time it was the 2014 movie Guardians of the Galaxy. Guardians of the Galaxy IMDb Rating: 8.1/10 Rotten Tomatoes critics: 91% Rotten Tomatoes audience: 92% My Rating: 9/10 (I'm … Continue reading Comic Book Movie Rewatch: Guardians of the Galaxy