Ass-kicking after homeroom

I don’t read comic books.  Please don’t hate me.  I read lots of things, but not comic books.   (Yes, Matt, I’m dead to you.) The best thing about this is that I watched Kick-Ass with no expectations.  I thought it was going to be a light, high-schoolesque movie with no lasting impression.  I’m happy to admit that I was wrong. If you’ve seen... read more

A whirl of mystic ages and thrilling science

Although a geek girl at heart, I’ve never really read a great deal of Science Fiction. Some Bradbury, a dash of Heinlein, a little Gibson, fair bit of LeGuin, but not enough. Of what I... read more

Hot mess seeks white pony

Dirty Love was written by Jenny McCarthy and directed by John Asher, her then-husband.  The overall reviews for this movie stink.  You’ll have to believe me when I tell you that it’s freaking hilarious.  I’m talking laugh until chardonnay squirts from your nose even though you haven’t had chardonnay since last night funny.  Sure, it’s very... read more

Money-saving, time-wasting bliss

I posted about Popcap Games a few months back, and how I spent a hundred bucks to download every single game in their catalog, simultaneously giddy and terrified at the prospect of... read more

I, too, love Phillip Morris

I didn’t know it was possible to have more love for Ewan McGregor.  He’s a talented, grungy yet pretty bloke with an accent that makes a girl want to shed her clothing.  But when I saw him as fem convict Phillip Morris, I became endeared to him even more.  I wanted to put McGregor’s Phillip Morris in my pocket and take care of him.  That must be... read more

The eighties can suck it!

So I dated a guy named Jason, and he broke up with me, out of nowhere, and a guy had never broken up with me before and I was pissed, but not hurt. (I ran into him at ComiCon last year, too. AWKWARD.) Then I dated another guy, also named Jason, right after Jason I and he too broke up with me, and I’d been expecting it, but I was hurt, and whatever,... read more

Bottom line: PJ Jones is funny

Really, that’s what it boils down to. The Vampire Handbook and Other Useful Rules and Regulations for Adapting to the Immortal Lifestyle is Jones’s latest offering. It’s a short read (about 6,000 words) guaranteed to brighten your otherwise gloomy, suck-filled life. It covers many things you may not have thought about while considering your lifestyle... read more