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Reports of My Demise Were Only Slightly Exaggerated

It’s been a week, people. I don’t mean that in the literal sense – Well, I do, I guess; I am talking about the last five days of work, which is technically a week in the work sense if you … Continue reading

March 1, 2013 Uncategorized, Writingthoughts , ,

Always On The Run

Running late today thanks to it being one of those days, but before Valentine’s Day is over – Shades of Billy Bragg – I wanted to point you in the direction of this week’s Time essay, about the lack of … Continue reading

February 14, 2013 Writingthoughts

Take Us Home, Keyboard Cat

Another weird, overwhelming week of work is slowly(ish) coming to a close, with this week’s Time piece acting as some form of punctuation: Here I am, writing about Joss Whedon, J.J. Abrams and the connection between genre TV showrunners and … Continue reading

February 8, 2013 Writingthoughts


A day later than usual thanks to the oddness that was Tuesday – A day which, by the way, has completely thrown off my internal clock for the entire week. Yesterday simultaneously felt like Tuesday and Thursday, and today feels … Continue reading

January 31, 2013 Writingthoughts

And Then There Are Those Things That Refuse To Be Said

Why, yes: I am writing about schlock and the myth of “so bad, it’s good” over at Time Entertainment today. I was talking to a friend the other day about the problems she was having writing a paper for school; … Continue reading

January 23, 2013 Writingthoughts

On Accidentally Writing Linkbait

And then there was the time that I wrote about Star Wars and Star Trek becoming more generic science-fiction for Time Entertainment, in response to the stories about ABC potentially reviving the oft-mooted Star Wars TV show. It was another … Continue reading

January 16, 2013 Writingthoughts

Do You…

It’s the kind of week that’s just full of stuff – entirely work-related – which leaves me forgetting things like, Hey! It’s Wednesday, and I should link to my Time Entertainment essay! It’s all aboutChoose Your Own Adventure making a … Continue reading

January 9, 2013 Writingthoughts

Two Days Late, But Also Four Days Early

But what makes Downton Abbey such a guilty pleasure? What is it about watching Lady Mary and Matthew flirt and fight in secret with the sexual tension thick enough that everyone else can barely breathe that we can’t say no … Continue reading

January 4, 2013 Writingthoughts

And I Feel Fine

Appropriately enough, my final Time essay of the year is all about the end of the world. In the real world, I’m just trying to get all my deadlines hit before the holidays so that I can have something resembling … Continue reading

December 19, 2012 Writingthoughts

This Week and The More Distant Future

This week’s Time piece, about Dungeons & Dragons and why it isn’t a bigger deal in pop culture, is up. While it authentically mirrors my thinking in researching/writing the piece, I’m unsure about the wisdom of the last minute reversal … Continue reading

December 12, 2012 Writingthoughts