Something Southern

My Latest Obsession: Hart of Dixie

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I don’t often watch TV apart from the stuff my husband and I watch together.  Mostly it’s a lack of time issue.  Limited free time that has to be split between writing and reading and other stuff.  So I don’t end up watching stuff unless I get unexpected free time–AKA sick days.  Usually my go […]

Musings

Once Upon A Time In Wonderland

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First OOOOOOO Oh I am SUPER excited about this.  I really enjoyed the first season of Once Upon A Time, and this looks like it takes a lot of the kinds of things I loved from that show (before I got bored with it) and ups the ante with worldbuilding and a LOVE STORY. EXCITED!

Musings

Supernatural Sulking

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I tried really hard to think of something brilliant and interesting to talk about today.  But it’s Monday, I feel rather lousy from lack of sleep, and I am, frankly, really really mad because last night hubs and I caught up with the current episode of Supernatural and they…Okay mega major spoiler here, so if […]

Musings

Thoughts on the Grimm Pilot

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To continue our discussion of fairy tale TV for the week, last night was the premier of NBC’s Grimm.  I’ve been pretty excited about this because the premise has a Supernatural meets fairy tale vibe.  Here’s the preview. As you can see, the whole thing opens with a red-hoodie clad sorority girl going for a […]

Musings

Does The CW Even Know What Teenagers ARE?

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Before we get going this morning, I’ve got a guest post over at The Bookish Type about why fairy tale reboots are so popular.  Stop by and say hi! So after all the comments to my last post about the CW’s The Secret Circle, I decided to at least give it another shot.  I’m up […]

Musings

It’s A Classic For A Reason…Right?

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First, for those of you who missed the update yesterday, foot is not broken and pups not sick.  In even better news, insurance is going to pay for half of my roof.  And now on to my post. Over the last couple of decades, Hollywood has displayed a really disturbing trend.  Despite the myriad of […]

Books

A Review of CW’s The Vampire Diaries

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So last night I settled in to watch the premier of The Vampire Diaries on CW.  I had my tea at hand, Myra McEntire (who was lucky enough to see the pilot like 6 weeks ago) on GoogleTalk to compare notes and impressions, and my attention was rapt.  For approximately 65 minutes (between interruptions to […]