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“What Kind of Killer Do You Think Stops to Save a Dying Fish?”

Well, the Clarion West Write-a-Thon finished up last week, and I succeeded in writing things! Perhaps they weren’t the stories I should have been focusing on, necessarily, but it’s been a dark year, and it’s still only August. Sometimes, the joy … Continue reading

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World’s Worst Trekkie: Carlie Takes on “I, Mudd”

Once upon a time, a girl made Jell-O shots. Not for any real reason. Mostly to experiment and see if tequila and orange Jell-O were a good combination. (Reader: they were.) But after satisfying that initial curiosity, there were plenty … Continue reading

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World’s Worst Trekkie: Carlie Takes On “Catspaw”

In which TOS boldly goes where Charlie Brown had gone before and many, many others have gone since: the Halloween special. Alas, the voyage goes poorly.

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Triple Scoop Review: Doctor Sleep, Underwater, and Tigers Are Not Afraid

Doctor Sleep Year: 2019 Director: Mike Flanagan First Watch or Rewatch: First Watch Amazon, Netflix, Hulu, or Other: Amazon Spoilers: Some Grade: Vanilla Let’s get this out of the way for anyone who doesn’t already know: I’m not a huge … Continue reading

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TV Superlatives: March, April, May – 2020

Well. All is chaos right now, and it’s an absurd time to be talking about TV Superlatives. Regardless, that’s what we’ll be doing here today because at MGB, we believe that when people could use a moment’s break or distraction, … Continue reading

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World’s Worst Trekkie: Carlie Takes On “The Apple”

I know. It’s been almost a year. You thought I’d forgotten about my TOS quest, didn’t you? Well, I haven’t. And now that Year of Monsters is over, it’s time to begin anew! Today’s episode: “The Apple.” . . . … Continue reading

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Triple Scoop Review/Year of Monsters: BONUS VAMPIRE ROUND – Drácula, Bram Stoker’s Dracula, and Dracula 2000

Drácula Year: 1931 Director: George Melford First Watch or Rewatch: First Watch Amazon, Netflix, Hulu, or Other: Other – Personal Collection DVD Spoilers: Yep Grade: Vanilla In 1931, Dracula (the English language film starring Bela Lugosi) was shot during the … Continue reading

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Year of Monsters: The Phantom of the Opera

I should probably state upfront that I was kinda doomed to dislike this movie. I tried to read The Phantom of the Opera in high school when the library finally got new books. I can’t say I gave it a … Continue reading

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Year of Monsters: Dracula

Dracula is one of the rare Universal classics I’ve actually seen before; it was many years ago, though, and at the time, I found the film rather boring. Watching it again, I was pleasantly surprised to discover that, while the story … Continue reading

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TV Superlatives: December, January, and February – 2019/2020

It’s that time again: our winter TV Superlatives! A quick reminder for how these work: I will bestow whatever TV shows I’ve recently been watching (whether they’re currently airing or not) with awards like Favorite Bromance, Favorite WTF Moment, Best … Continue reading

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