On Mid-Week Errata

I’ve had Cat Stevens’ “Peace Train” stuck in my head today. My day actually began with Jethro Tull. My Tull collection is not large — Aqualung, the Christmas album, a greatest hits album. While working this morning, I needed something different to keep me going, and “Locomotive Breath” from Aqualung seemed auspicious. Which made me … Continue reading On Mid-Week Errata

On Mid-Week Reflections

Why must it be dreary? Rain today. Rain yesterday. Rain Sunday. Rain, rain, rain. And no thundrous drumming from Ringo Starr, either. Rain. Doctor Who‘s fourth season has begun. Thankfully, it began with something light and fluffy. After wrecking on the emotional shoals from Torchwood‘s “Exit Wounds,” the screwball comedy nature of Who‘s “Partners in … Continue reading On Mid-Week Reflections

On Weird Fandom Questions

Stolen from novelist David McIntee: Name six of your fandoms without looking below the cut, then answer the questions. Okie-day! I’m interpretting “fandom” broadly—I like bands, I like books, I like television shows. So, broad definitions here. My six are: Hellboy The Beatles Doctor Who The Lord of the Rings Star Trek Boston Legal And … Continue reading On Weird Fandom Questions

Warped, One More Time

A series of brutal, motiveless murders aboard station Deep Space Nine leads to Odo’s investigation of a new batch of holosuite technology that appears to have the ability to reshape the user’s perception of reality. I won’t really defend Warped, because oftentimes when I do I feel like I spend my time trying to explain … Continue reading Warped, One More Time