I Love Fanfiction

Call me a nerd, but I love it. I love to read fanfiction, and, on occasion, I write it. So, what the heck is fanfiction? Just what it sounds like: it’s fans borrowing characters from TV shows, movies, and books, and playing with them for a little while. The characters’ “real” stories spark creativity in […]

Weekend Wordsmith

“We don’t read and write poetry because it’s cute. We read and write poetry because we are members of the human race. And the human race is filled with passion. And medicine, law, business, engineering, these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love, these are what we stay alive […]

Weekend Wordsmith

Frodo: I can’t do this, Sam. Sam: I know. It’s all wrong. By rights we shouldn’t even be here. But we are. It’s like in the great stories, Mr. Frodo. The ones that really mattered. Full of darkness and danger, they were. And sometimes you didn’t want to know the end. Because how could the […]

Man of Steel?

I’m trying. I really am. See my previous post: It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane; No, It’s a … British Actor. Okay, fine, he’s British. (And, sadly, not Tom Welling). But what’s with the hair? And the forehead? And does the suit have scales? I’m scared. Please, please, please, let this movie be good.