I watched the film Mamma Mia once in 10th grade. I vowed never again.
Friends and acquaintances list Mamma Mia as one of their favorite feel-good films. I am quick to remind them how much the movie suuuuuuuucks.
I hear good things about the sequel.
More importantly, the sequel resulted in an excellent book tag.
That’s why I’m here. Continue reading
My mom and I saw Leslie Odom, Jr. perform at Benaroya Hall last week. Continue reading
I just found a wonderful, trashy, perfect new show.
I keep about a dozen franchises locked away in my brain with one or two favorite characters from each.
Because of this, I have the hardest time picking characters for challenges like R.I.P. It or Ship It, especially when I’m limited to BOOKS.
Which is NONSENSE.
Instead of choosing 30 characters, I only used characters from my Funko Pop! collection (with some additional plushies and figurines thrown in.)
Using only my collection, I counted 24 characters (not including repeats.)
I own too many Pop! figurines.
BUT, by picking names out of my Great Gays of History mug, I got some interesting couples out of the deal.
Let the shipping COMMENCE. Continue reading
Technically, Oktoberfest ended on the 7th.
But who cares? Let’s keep the celebration going all month long! Continue reading
Over plates of mediocre spaghetti, I hear a familiar discussion start. A fellow Christian (usually male, shaking his head sadly) puts his fork down and bellows, “The body of Christ is so FRACTURED!”
The rest of the table pauses. I munch on a corner of garlic bread.
“How can we have UNITY in the church,” the man continues, “if we’re all SEPARATE!?”
Missing the rhetorical nature of the question, the rest of the table jumps in. Continue reading
I had a hard time coming up with characters for this book tag.
I need to read more YA. With “adult” novels, I don’t tend to care about (or remember) the characters.
“The THEMES are the really important thing-”
No. False. Write better characters. Continue reading