Monthly Archives: December 2013

Don’t mind me, just more complaining about the episode

I strive to rewatch episodes within a day or two of airtime, but after hearing two valiant but awful remixes of the awful but also awful song, I’m not looking forward to this. SO LET’S LIVEBLOG IT after I find … Continue reading

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Bats

What a nothing episode.

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Doctor Who 4×03: Planet of the Ood

The Impossible Planet/The Satan Pit is actually one of my absolute favorite new Who episodes to date, but I have to say, the Ood were about the least interesting bit of that two-parter, seeming to exist solely for a bad … Continue reading

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Doctor Who 4×02: The Fires of Pompeii

I think I might prefer the historical episodes to the space exploration ones, but only in a vague sense of “Oh boy, what’s gonna happen?” Well, certainly this was a good one anyway, humanizing a catastrophe and the Doctor as … Continue reading

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Power Ponies

Man, rewatching Flight to the Finish, I realized what makes it so good: it feels like a season 1 episode. The focus is on making sure the message is strong, that message being “Don’t let self-doubt about your weaknesses get in … Continue reading

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Doctor Who 4×01: Partners in Crime

All right, so, back into the show, first episode with Donna (as a companion anyway). I figure I’ll start giving my thoughts on this as we go along and see if I can’t chronicle my eventual either slide back into … Continue reading

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The Desolation of Smaug

So I totally saw this today. It was a solidly engrossing movie. All the visuals were good, the elf fights were amazing action pieces, there was a lot of good acting and Smaug’s voice is cool. But when the movie … Continue reading

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Flight to the Finish

Can I first just point out one of the best sight gags from Daring Don’t? At the party, they’re all wearing funny hats, and it’s never explained. I thought Pinkie was going to say that it was a Silly Hat Party or … Continue reading

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Album reviews 12/12/13

Muppets: The Green Album: Contemporary artists covering classic Muppets tunes? HELL AND YES. This is perfect for anyone looking for a good collection of contemporary indie and rock music, as well as anyone who remembers the show and all its … Continue reading

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Album reviews 12/11/13

  This is where I mention Billboard Death Metal, which was fun while it lasted, and Deadfall, which arose from its ashes. I’m not really into death metal, but “Sentinel” is really great.

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