What Else Wednesday ~ What Am I Watching, Vol. 1

What Am I Watching: an occasional series. Peaky Blinders (2013-present), created by Steven Knight After watching two seasons, there isn't anything I don't love about Peaky Blinders. The cast, the writing, the setting, and especially the anachronistic soundtrack are all great. I guess I'm okay with giving up accuracy for style. My only problem is … Continue reading What Else Wednesday ~ What Am I Watching, Vol. 1

R.I.P. IX Update #1 ~ Perils on the Screen

Check out more R.I.P. IX Reviews or Join the Perilous Fun! True Detective (2014, TV series) - starring Matthew McConaughey & Woody Harrelson. In general, I appreciate this trend toward limited run series, like True Detective and American Horror Story. (Some might call them mini-series, but that has a different connotation.) When there isn't pressure … Continue reading R.I.P. IX Update #1 ~ Perils on the Screen

Christmas Spirit Update #2

On Monday or Tuesday of last week, I ended up Googling some combination of Sherlock Holmes, steampunk, and Christmas.  What I ended up with was Steampunk Scholar's 2011 entry about the combination of these things, or lack thereof. Which reminded me of what I had forgotten: there already is a Sherlock Holmes Christmas story, "The … Continue reading Christmas Spirit Update #2

R.I.P. Progress Report #8

The purpose of R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril VII is to enjoy books and movies/television that could be classified (by you) as: Mystery. Suspense. Thriller. Dark Fantasy. Gothic. Horror. Supernatural. Or anything sufficiently moody that shares a kinship with the above. I have to say, R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril VII has been great. I don't comment much, but … Continue reading R.I.P. Progress Report #8

R.I.P. Progress Report #5

The purpose of R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril VII is to enjoy books and movies/television that could be classified (by you) as: Mystery. Suspense. Thriller. Dark Fantasy. Gothic. Horror. Supernatural. Or anything sufficiently moody that shares a kinship with the above. I'm going to post my R.I.P. progress on Tuesdays during September and October and link them … Continue reading R.I.P. Progress Report #5

R.I.P. VII – Progress Post #4

The purpose of R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril VII is to enjoy books and movies/television that could be classified (by you) as: Mystery. Suspense. Thriller. Dark Fantasy. Gothic. Horror. Supernatural. Or anything sufficiently moody that shares a kinship with the above. I'm going to post my R.I.P. progress on Tuesdays during September and October and link them … Continue reading R.I.P. VII – Progress Post #4

R.I.P. VII – Progress Post #2

The purpose of R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril VII is to enjoy books and movies/television that could be classified (by you) as: Mystery. Suspense. Thriller. Dark Fantasy. Gothic. Horror. Supernatural. Or anything sufficiently moody that shares a kinship with the above. I'm going to post my R.I.P. progress on Tuesdays during September and October and link them … Continue reading R.I.P. VII – Progress Post #2