Books

Listening as Reading: My Experience with Audiobooks

This isn't my typical post about science fiction, fantasy, or video games, but I thought I'd share my experience with audiobooks. I'd still count that as a geeky interest, right? About a year and a half ago, I started driving to work instead of taking public transportation, and to entertain myself on the commute, I… Continue reading Listening as Reading: My Experience with Audiobooks

Movies

“The Shape of Water” Review: An Alien Fairytale

Last weekend I went to see Guillermo del Toro's new film, The Shape of Water. I didn't know what to expect going into it. Trailers made it look like a slightly spooky story -- perhaps a conspiracy tale? -- about a mysterious alien creature. That is the basis of the movie, but what the trailers failed to capture… Continue reading “The Shape of Water” Review: An Alien Fairytale

TV

Why I Finally Fell in Love with “Outlander”

Outlander has become my newest television obsession. Every holiday break, my fiancé is out of town to be with his family for Christmas -- which leaves me with a lot of spare time on my hands that I normally don't have. It also means that any TV shows we are watching together, I have to… Continue reading Why I Finally Fell in Love with “Outlander”