Monday Night Flashback Open Thread: First Performances

Good Monday, Persephoneers! I sincerely hope that this week is off to a good start. Yesterday, thanks to the Internet (and more specifically, a giveaway promotion), my family experienced the opera for the first time. Read More Monday Night Flashback Open Thread: First Performances

Open Thread Monday Night Flashback: Stormy Weather

Many friends and family member spent their weekend preparing for Hurricane Sandy. Here in the Midwest, we experienced a cool down, but we don’t expect any severe weather. A tsunami warning was issued in Hawaii, and there was an earthquake in Canada, too.  Read More Open Thread Monday Night Flashback: Stormy Weather

Being Human 1.13 Recap: “A Funny Thing Happened…”

“A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Me Killing You”

Previously on: Nora gives Josh an out; Celine is dying, Bishop is crazy, Marcus and Rebecca are dead, Sally missed her door as Bishop tried to kill Aidan. Caught up? Read More Being Human 1.13 Recap: “A Funny Thing Happened…”

LadyGhosts of TV Past: Firefly Episode 12, “The Message”

“What’d y’all order a dead guy for?”

“The Message” has some wonderfully fun bits in it, but overall it’s kind of forgettable to me.  We start with Kaylee and Simon in an old-fashioned carnival sideshow tent, looking at “aliens,” which are really mutated cow fetuses. Read More LadyGhosts of TV Past: Firefly Episode 12, “The Message”

LadyGhosts of TV Past: Firefly Episode 5

Finally, an episode about River!  Up until now River has been like a weird little sprite who wanders on set every once in a while to do something strange and then wanders off again.  In “Safe” she finally gets some more screen time and even a little backstory.  I do love a good backstory. Read More LadyGhosts of TV Past: Firefly Episode 5