Outlander, Diana Gabaldon’s Abusive Romance, May Come To TV

TW for spousal abuse and rape; spoilers abound.

Diana Gabaldon’s super-popular time travel romance from 1991, Outlander, may be coming to cable TV. Fans are speculating who will play Jamie Fraser, frequently mentioning Chris Hemsworth. Ms. Gabaldon writes on her blog, “I’m sure Mr. H. is a very fine actor, but I really don’t like widow’s peaks on men.” Hey, we all have our quirks. Some of us don’t like the hero to have a widow’s peak. And some of us don’t like the hero to beat the heroine. Read More Outlander, Diana Gabaldon’s Abusive Romance, May Come To TV

Dispatches from Ladyblogland: Ladies Are So Disappointing

Dudes were so disappointed in us ladies this week. Here we are, getting our boobs removed, posing in all our regular-lady glory, and being on the Internet. Heaven forbid!

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The Pittie Problem

Like any family dog, Bowser is a loving, loyal companion. He’s one of those large dogs that thinks he’s a small one. He enjoys sprawling on the couch, regardless of whether it’s currently occupied. He loves toys that squeak, and will frolic like a puppy to the high pitched sounds. He’s also rather lazy. He’ll sunbathe for hours, looking up at you with an irresistible puppy dog stare when you insist he moves from his resting spot. He loves meeting new people, and will bowl you over in his enthusiasm to say “hello.” He loves other pets, and is great with children. In short – Bowser is a good, sweet dog. Read More The Pittie Problem

New Show Recap: Scandal, Season 2, Episode 22, “White Hat’s Back On”

OK, I’ve got some blood on my hands. But I had good reasons. I had to get rid of the CIA guy. It was the only way to get the heat off me. And that Wendy girl, which I know I framed you for. She screwed things up, so she had to die. Same with Molly. I didn’t have a choice, OK? I was boxed into a corner. ~ Billy Chambers, who forgot to mention the journalist he killed, but hey, as he might point out, nobody’s perfect Read More New Show Recap: Scandal, Season 2, Episode 22, “White Hat’s Back On”

News in Asia

This week’s edition of “News in Asia” is having computer problems. Actually, it’s having Internet connectivity problems. One of the things I miss most about living in South Korea is Internet speed. I could download an episode of Scandal in 3 minutes and an entire season of a show in about 10-15. Ah well, enough of the whining, onto the news. Read More News in Asia