Month: November 2013

This is what happens when I watch Peaky Blinders and YouTube Nutcracker videos within 24 hours of each other. I’ve cast Cillian Murphy as Rudolph Nureyev in a nonexistent biopic and/or The Nutcracker.   Read More

“The epitome of this year’s Christmas offerings. Will catch at your heart and loosen your tear ducts. If you loved ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ or ‘The Homecoming’ you will spend a four-handkerchief night with ‘The Gift of Love.’ The entire project is a joy.” – Newark Star-Ledger The classic Christmas movie, originally broadcast on CBS Read More

I think this is my favorite Nutcracker. I’ve watched it for years on a fuzzyvision™ VHS tape from TV. I’ve just discovered that it’s available in HD, so I immediately bought one. Clara and the Nutcracker (by Hayden Deck) Read More

  Cillian Murphy in tweed, on a horse, beneath a foreboding sky. And don’t get me started on those caps and dusters. I just love a costume drama set in a world of working class manliness. According to the reviews, they’ve given it a sort of revisionist edginess that will, I think, resonate even more Read More

Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. (via Oh Mr. Darcy! Jane Austen Super Fans | Video – ABC News) (Source: http://cdnapi.kaltura.com/) Read More

Professors Test Fifty Shades of Grey Library Book, Find It Has Traces of Herpes Gross. Read more: Fifty Shades of Grey Tests Positive for Traces of Herpes Virus | TIME.com Gross. One more reason to read ebooks. Ew. By Jessica Roy jessicakroy​ Nov. 14, 2013 Two Belgian university professors decided to apply their knowledge of Read More

Oh, wow! Just noticed this! (via Amazon launches Australian Kindle ebook store – Tablets) Read More

  The period drama, which has yet to see its fourth-run debut stateside, will be back on PBS’ “Masterpiece Classics” in America and ITV in the U.K. “Downton Abbey” Downton Abbey still stands. The Emmy-winning drama from Julian Fellowes has been renewed for a fifth season — make that series, for fans in its native Read More

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