Showing posts from January, 2013

'Doctor Who' Just Isn't The Same

I love Doctor Who . Real Doctor Who . The original 20+ years. Not the new stuff. I realized for a while now that, as much as I love sci-fi, had I not grown up with Doctor Who (real, classic) and was exposed to it for the first time in 2005 (the new stuff) I wouldn't watch. I wouldn't be a fan and I wouldn't get it. Now, don't get me wrong, I think the writing is well done (except for the plot holes they ignore in order to get done what they want to get done) and the acting is great and the special effects are good and the music is superb - but it's not my cup of tea. They kill things in the new Doctor Who , all the time. Innocent things. Animals aren't even safe. And when companions leave, you know it's going to be bad. Not sad like, oh, there goes Sarah Jane Smith (companion to the third and fourth Doctor) after all those years and the Doctor is really going to miss her and she's really going to miss him but they'll both be all right and m

Cut The Cable Reading Challenge (2013) - Post Your Reviews

This is for everyone to post their reviews of the books they've read for the Cut The Cable Reading Challenge . There is a separate post for you to share your progress . I can't wait to read your reviews and find some more books for the challenge!

Cut The Cable Reading Challenge (2013) - Update Your Progress Here

This is for everyone to post your progress of the Cut The Cable Reading Challenge . There is a separate post for you to share your reviews . I look forward to seeing what you're reading and how far you're getting in the challenge! Enjoy!

Cut The Cable Reading Challenge (2013)

This is the first year I'm going to host a Reading Challenge! You can find my post at Goodreads in the Challenge Factory group. CUT THE CABLE READING CHALLENGE The challenge is to read books that were made into TV shows and/or novelizations based on TV shows. (Examples, Perry Mason , Dres den Files , Doctor Who . The first two were books made into TV shows, the last was a TV show first.) The challenge runs from January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013. You have to read the books in 2013. Short stories count (example, Sherlock Holmes , Jeeves and Wooster ) Rereads count Crossovers with other reading challenges count Casual Viewer - 6 books Couch Potato - 12 books TV Junkie - 18 books TV Addict - 24 books I am going to allow non-fiction books in this challenge as long as they are written by, or are about, an actor/personality that has been on television. Below, I've listed possible reads in different categories. You don't have to pick from the categor

Wordless Wednesday - Team Grandpa


Wordless Wednesday - Instructions Not Included