Who’s That?

So last week we (mostly me) watched “Trouble with the Curve,” in which Clint Eastwood and Amy Adams work through their father/daughter issues, Amy Adams and Justin Timberlake work through their career vs. relationship issues, and some kid fails to work through his curveball-hitting issues.

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“So then I says to him, I says, ‘Do you feel lucky, punk?’ And he did. But he wasn’t.”

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Teaser Tuesday 8/16/2016: “Ticker”

So this week I’m reading Ticker, by Lisa Mantchev, another in a recent series of steampunk novels that I’ve accumulated over the last few years that have suddenly percolated to the top of the list.  Evidently my random novel selection process has decided that the shelf for this genre needs to be thinned out.

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A girl dog with a clockwork heart must make every second count.

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Not A Review Of “Midnight Special”

So this week we started watching the film “Midnight Special“, in which a little boy goes on a fun road trip with his dad and his dad’s friend. Or something like that.

Have I seen you lately?

Have I seen you lately?

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Teaser Tuesday 8/2/2016: “People Like Us”

So this week I’ve been reading People Like Us, by Zichao Deng, an amusing, quasi-journal-style crime caper in which two criminally-inclined Englishmen in Brittany plot to relieve a nunnery of an unidentified, but evidently very valuable, artifact.

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Not A Review Of “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter”

So the other week we I watched “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter“.

Me: <shows NetFlix envelope to wife>
Wife: “What’s that?”
Me:  “‘Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter’.”
Wife: “Uh-huh.”

Later:

Me:  <loading disc into player>
Wife: “What’s this?”
Me:  “‘Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter’.”
Wife: “You were serious about that?”

Sadly, yes. Yes I was was.

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Nice hat.

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Teaser Tuesday 7/19/2016: “Insanity (Mad In Wonderland)”

So this week I’m reading Insanity (Mad In Wonderland), by Cameron Jace, in which alleged mass murderer Alice (who may or may not be that Alice), is sprung from an insane asylum by a serial killer known as the Pillar (who may or may not be [but probably is] that Caterpillar) in order to catch another serial killer known as the Cheshire Cat (who may or may not be [but probably is] that Cheshire Cat).  If you think all this sounds a little bit like “American McGee’s ‘Alice'” meets Silence of the Lambs, you’re not the only one.

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We’re all mad here.

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