Monthly Archives: September 2012

Me vs iPad Autocorrect.

Me: <typing on my iPad> “And then, there might be—” Autocorrect: “MIT”. Me: I’m sorry, what was that? Autocorrect: “MIT”. Me: No, I want “might”. <Goes back and corrects to “might”> <Continue to type. Some time later.> “…which might—” Autocorrect: … Continue reading

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Watching Dollhouse.

Since finishing 50 Shades and desperately needing to get back to the world of the fantastical, I’ve ordered Brent Weeks’ new book (signed copy, FTW!) and I’ve been watching Dollhouse. When I announced on the Twitters that I was watching … Continue reading

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How to deliver a compliment to a stranger perfectly.

So I’m sitting in a bar with a bunch of friends for a social the other night. A guy comes past me, catches my attention and says, “Hey, just thought I’d say that’s a great dress you’ve got on.” I’m … Continue reading

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I am reading 50 Shades of Grey. Part six.

This has to be the last part. This book is killing me. I’m only on Chapter Seventeen. Let’s see. We’ve had several sex scenes, several email exchanges, more contractual discussions than anybody imagined would ever be necessary in a porno, … Continue reading

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I am reading Shades of Grey. Part five.

The story so far: Anastasia “I don’t know how beautiful I truly am” Steele falls for Christian Grey whose long, long, looooong fingers have become terrifyingly conflated with those of Salad Fingers. But apparently he’s FREAKING HOT. What would I … Continue reading

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I am reading 50 Shades of Grey. Part four.

Where were we? Oh yes, after some ordinary love-making type sex the night before, Ana and Mr Salad Fingers have had some breakfast together and she’s discovered her inner goddess while giving him a blowjob in the bath. He thrusts … Continue reading

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I am reading 50 Shades of Grey. Part three.

Where were we? Oh yes. Ana had signed the first of many hot contracts, this one a non-disclosure agreement which set off alarm bells in the heads of every human being on the planet except her. At this point, I … Continue reading

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I am reading 50 Shades of Grey. Part Two.

Note: I began this review planning to read the whole thing and review it one post. After a while, and several pages of bookmarking every page (except the sex ones, although I did say I had anhedonia), I thought “Oh, … Continue reading

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Yes. I am reading 50 Shades of Grey. Part 1.

Yesterday, I finally caved in. I decided to read 50 Shades of Grey. “WHY?” I hear all the sane readers with taste demanding. Well… because I’m really curious about it. This isn’t just an “everybody’s reading it” thing, either. It’s … Continue reading

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The Cabin in the Woods: Still not enough tentacles.

It seems like not a week goes by without another botched release of a Joss Whedon DVD. It must be the end times. Last week, it was Avengers Assemble. My DVD copy showed up a whole two days ahead of … Continue reading

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