Monthly Archives: August 2006

Red Eyes at Night

I just rewarded myself for the new chapter – I really am going to finish this book by October 31st – by watching Wes Craven’s Red Eye and was really rather taken with it. Especially since I found myself reading … Continue reading

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Too useful to pass up on

This meme struck me as useful… How many times has someone on your friends list posted about something and you were really confused, but you didn’t want to ask because you knew you SHOULD know? How many times have you … Continue reading

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I deleted the post I put up earlier, to which some people have linked, because the site I linked to was a clever spoof rather than a genuine bizarre story. Basically, it claimed that a Christian kidney donor had got … Continue reading

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A couple of reviews

These are In Briefs for the TLS, something I will probably be doing more of as I become their go-to gal for popcult theory….

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Literary attribution?

A friend has asked me to trace something, and I don’t have any very good ideas. speaker is almost certainly a Grande Dame (less likely to be a Grand Seigneur) in a novel set in Victorian, Edwardian or Twenties England. … Continue reading

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I never quite know…

whether online quizzes are insightful or not. I did the Tarot quiz and got this: You scored as II – The High Priestess. The High Priestess is a card of intuition, instinct and hidden knowledge. She knows all your secrets, … Continue reading

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This is just too icky and sad

I feel slightly soiled from reading this particular bit of gossip – Supposedly this is what Bin Laden does in his spare time Copied from Avedon Where is Charles Grey with a white Persian cat on his knee? Or Stalin … Continue reading

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