Thursday Threads

Thursday Threads #8: Ned “The Guy in the Chair” Quick Cosplay

This is a quick cosplay that's sure to make people smile.  Not just from its simplicity, but because this character is just THAT lovable, don't you think? Ned "The Guy in the Chair" Quick Cosplay In his original depiction in the comic books, Ned Leeds is a reporter for the Daily Bugle who is married to… Continue reading Thursday Threads #8: Ned “The Guy in the Chair” Quick Cosplay

Watch Wednesday

Watch Wednesday #8: Kimi no Na Wa

Foreign films don't have a huge place in American cinemas.  This is due to a variety of factors, but it all comes down to the fact that if you live in the United States, the chances of a non-native-English-speaking film being available for view in theatres are relatively low.  Like, super low. So, when foreign… Continue reading Watch Wednesday #8: Kimi no Na Wa

Tuesday Tunes

Tuesday Tunes #8: Castle in the Sky

As with any great storytelling, music plays a huge role in a lot of the appeal of Japanese animated features.  More than anyone, I think that Hayao Miyazaki's understands the power of a good musical score. The man who Miyazaki trusts with that job is Joe Hisaishi, who has done the composition work for all… Continue reading Tuesday Tunes #8: Castle in the Sky

Manga Monday

Manga Monday #8: Horses Can Fall in Love, Too

Ah, love stories.  Everyone loves a good love story.  Even people who say they don't like romance stories are secretly lying and actually really, really like romantic fiction.  What, it's true. Okay, I made that up. Actually, if you're one of those who isn't really into romance as a genre of, well, anything, I think… Continue reading Manga Monday #8: Horses Can Fall in Love, Too

Freebie Friday

Freebie Friday #7: Welcome to the Frickin’ Guardians of the Galaxy

Who else lives life through quoting crap all day?  Yeah, that's me.  It's a known fact that there's a movie quote for everything.  (There's also a SpongeBob quote for anything, but that's a different post for another day.) Join me in my obnoxious habit for this week's Freebie Friday. Welcome to the Frickin' Guardians of… Continue reading Freebie Friday #7: Welcome to the Frickin’ Guardians of the Galaxy

Thursday Threads

Thursday Threads #7: Mabel “Into the Bunker” Quick Cosplay

Since Salt Lake Comic Con is in less than a month, we're going to keep going with quick cosplay this week for Thursday Threads. So, when your convention pops up and you realize you need a costume, come here for some fast ideas.  Again, quick cosplay is all about ease and comfort--at least, for me it… Continue reading Thursday Threads #7: Mabel “Into the Bunker” Quick Cosplay

Watch Wednesday

Watch Wednesday #7: Join the Team

Revivals, reboots, remakes--they're nothing new, they've been happening since, well, ever.  However, it seems like film and television are seeing a greater influx of them.  Disney has an entire line-up of planned live-action remakes of their animated classics.  X-Files had its revival just recently.  Archie saw its reboot in Riverdale.  Clearly, it's happening, and it's been happening… Continue reading Watch Wednesday #7: Join the Team

Tuesday Tunes

Tuesday Tunes #7: Demon Pies

Today we're walking a whole new branch of nerdiness--musicals.  We've all been raised on musicals to a certain degree thanks to musical films, especially Walt Disney Classics.  But then there's musical theatre, another side to the mixture of story and the emotional context that music can provide. So, when they make a movie of a theatre… Continue reading Tuesday Tunes #7: Demon Pies