Years ago, so many years ago the link is long gone and there is no evidence of this quote other than my memory, Scarlett Johansson was giving an interview because she was starring in The Island. I can’t remember the question but her response to it has (obviously) stayed with me. She said how great […]
Category: Idle Fun
I have a book secret I almost put into my author bio but my sister encouraged me not to so I wouldn’t alienate any potential non-geek readers. Plus, it’s not particularly related to fairy tales. But it seems just the thing to confess for Sci-Fi November. It’s entirely possible I’ve read more ST:TNG novels than […]
Most people read sci-fi and fantasy because they enjoy imaginary worlds, extraordinary experiences, ideas beyond our current reality. Some people are biased. They like one genre and refused to acknowledge the merits or engage with the other. I have a friend who runs a sci-fi only book club and absolutely no elements of fantasy are […]
Odd as it may seem, I never knew I was a geek. I could probably come up with all sorts of reasons why I was unaware but part of it was that I had no point of comparison. My friends bought me guides to Star Trek: The Next Generation and never let on that this […]
It’s a quiet evening and I’m feeling whole and maybe a little blissful. What better time for a book meme: Pick 10 of your favorite books or series. [I made two lists. 10 fiction and 5 non-fiction.] Post the first sentence of each book. (If one sentence seems too short, post two or three!) Let everyone […]
So the Olympic Committee is banning improper English on signs for when all the Olympians and tourists show up. Prime example: “Shangri-La is in you mind, but your Buffalo is not.” I need to find ways to work that into casual conversation.