Saw the movie? Read the book.

Got tapped in this survey – 1. Favorite book to movie adaptation? I’m not entirely one of those book/movie snobs, mainly because I’m not much of a movie person. I like them, but they always seem so undeveloped in comparison. As a teenager, I loved the Anne of Green Gables miniseries, (not technically a “movie,” because I think Megan Follows and the other actors (Gil, Josie Pye, Diana, Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert) just nail the characters in the books, and I watched them over and over. Maybe Anne made me feel like feeling outcast was not ever going to be […]

This here? This is my mocking face

There was an interesting article in Salon yesterday regarding the legitimacy of rejecting a writer’s body of work based, not on the writing, but on the writer’s personal politics and behavior. I’m not sure why that’s even a discussion, except for the stature of the writer involved. I’ve used this as a way to weed out my to-read list for ages. Writer posts a polemic on how women ruin everything? This woman never buys another word he writes. *we hates them forever! gollum*gollum* And I don’t feel the least bit bothered over it. So what if it’s brilliant? So are […]

Your papers will be graded

Today, I was a dumbass. I’m not usually a dumbass, but every once in awhile, when I get too cocky about other people, I get a swift kick in my dumbass pants. I look at my calendar 20 times a day because I have the memory of a goldfish. shiny! This morning, I got cocky, didn’t look at the calendar, and forgot somebody’s appointment. Poor client was sitting on the bench waiting for me, and I never showed up. It’s been a long time since I did that, and I feel terrible. It is what it is, we all make […]