Yes, in my world, these two actually go together! First, I've been gone for quite a while because my computer died on me and for several weeks I had nothing to write on. No blogging, no writing, nothing. This was me the entire time: Then, when I found someone who could fix it without demanding my first … Continue reading Games of Thrones and the Bocas Lit Festival
I love that graphic. Freaking love it. I have yet to finish A Game of Thrones, far less the others, but I do love the television series and I'm determined to read the books after the series is done. So yeah, George, love you and all and love you more when you're writing. And yes, I … Continue reading In Which She Has A Little Laugh At Game Of Thrones
Yep. One of the routines on Fox's dance competition, So You Think You Can Dance--which I am a huge, HUGE fan of as a former dancer myself--actually featured a very popular soca tune that played a lot during Trinidad's Carnival season. Although it's not sung by Trinidadians--who actually invented soca--it's definitely very familiar to all of … Continue reading Soca Music on ‘So You Think You Can Dance’!
Because make no mistake, there's a lot of mourning and weirdness going on here, and precious little else. I watched the second episode of the new HBO series The Leftovers last night, because very rarely do I give up on a series with any hint of spec fic about it without giving it at least … Continue reading The Leftovers–Or, How Do I Mourne Thee? Let Me Count The Ways…
This morning I had a first. My first ever radio interview! Cheryl Morgan of Ujima Radio in the UK took the time to chat with me about 'Lex Talionis', my life as a West Indian and my science fiction influences, among other things. I was so nervous! Hope no one hears it in my voice. In any … Continue reading Red Letter Day!
It's trailer day! So here are some fun trailers to get you ready for the rest of the week. First, the one everyone's talking about. NBC's trailer for the new show, Constantine. I did not grow up with the comics, so I rather enjoyed the much maligned movie. But this looks loads better. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uPE2oBnzROY You've … Continue reading Trailer Bonanza!
I mean, you could have knocked me over with a feather, I so didn't see THAT one coming. If you haven't been watching the new season of Game of Thrones, you really should walk away now. I mean, this season has been chock full of shocks. From Joffrey, to the realisation that Littlefinger is behind … Continue reading GoT OMG!!!
Okay, so seriously, this is the funniest damn Game of Thrones recap ever. If you haven't seen last Sunday's episode, or you aren't watching the current season...PLEASE FOR THE LOVE OF GOD, TURN BACK NOW!!!! Okay, so here you go. Enjoy. Excuse me while I go re-read this and laugh my head off again.
Happy Earth Day! And even if you don't much care about Earth Day, I think there's a lot to be said for a day that recognizes we don't have this rock all to ourselves and we should be better custodians, no matter what we believe. Here are some interesting facts about Earth Day you may not … Continue reading Earth Day, Science and Other Fun Things
Science has ticked another scifi concept off its list. Yeah, rail guns have been around a while, but now they're going to test them out as a weapon for the US Navy. No, it doesn't look as cool as the one in 'Eraser' did, but hey, a rail gun is a rail gun, you ingrate. Put … Continue reading Amazing Things That Happened Since We Last Talked