Jack is almost 9. Hannah is almost 7. I bought my first comic books in 1977, the comic adaption of the Star Wars trilogy and the immediate thereafter (by the way, the post-New Hope comics in the Marvel storyline are… Continue Reading
Babylon 5 ran from Feb 1993 – Nov 1998. At the time, it was compared often to Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, which ran nearly parallel to B5, from Jan 1993 to June 1999. Comparisons between the two shows never… Continue Reading
We need a name for the B5 bookclub. I confess, I’ve been stumped. Too many sound terrible. Give me some suggestions in the comments, if you’ve got any. Tonight I’ll be posting the first post for “Midnight on the Firing… Continue Reading
Inspired by Sam! Jaybird mentioned this phenomenon a while back and it led Kolohe to comment: Good time for a revival on this topic. Name your best ones in the comments.
Tip of the hat to Gawker.
We’re going to officially kick off the post-Fringe, still-going-Sandman, new (not improved) book club here at Mindless Diversions! That’s right, beloved readers, we’re starting the Official MD Babylon 5 Book Club! (pause for applause) If you’re feeling particularly crazy, you… Continue Reading
I don’t know anything about this project’s creators, so it’s not a real bleg. But I think this is a cool project, and the sort that some of the MD community might be willing to chip in $10 to see… Continue Reading
I am almost done with Hannah’s dollhouse (really, this time). The main roof needs to be shingled, and the stairs installed, but otherwise it is done. Hopefully I’ll be finishing today. Maybe not, the lights need to come down and… Continue Reading
So, we’ve played. One scenario, which took two lunch periods, as we needed to suss out the rules. For the non-tabletop gamers out there, this is a cooperative game. The board game genre is more or less split into games… Continue Reading
Miss Mary asks: I thought of you, Patrick, when I heard they were remaking Sound of Music. My first thought was, “really, is nothing sacred?” And then I thought, I wonder what Pat thinks of the festering subculture of remakes.… Continue Reading