Posted in February 2016

On Mrs. Doubtfire

On Mrs. Doubtfire

I have seen Mrs. Doubtfire dozens of times, but I hardly remember it as something I’d take too seriously. As the post from My Elegant Gathering of White Snows states in the post, “Mrs Doubtfire is Patriarchy in Action”: I have always hated the film Mrs Doubtfire as I thought it was creepy. As a … Continue reading

Celebrity Skin

Celebrity Skin

Oh, make me over I’m all I want to be A walking study In demonology Hey, so glad you could make it Yeah, now you really made it Hey, so glad you could make it now Oh, look at my face My name is Might Have Been My name is Never Was My name’s Forgotten … Continue reading

On Cardcaptors

On Cardcaptors

One of my favorite shows was Cardcaptors, originally a Japanese anime dubbed Carcaptor Sakura. I would often look forward to this show because I have always been attracted to seeing girls, and women, exercise power, much like Princess Mononoke. Like many other Japanese anime that makes it way into American markets, Cardcaptor Sakura lost something. … Continue reading

Stand Back

Stand Back

No one looked as I walked by Just an invitation would have been just fine Said no to him again and again First, he took my heart, then he ran No one knows how I feel What I say unless you read between my lines One man walked away from me First, he took my … Continue reading

On Jumanji

On Jumanji

Jumanji is one of the films I grew up with, and liked quite a lot, because it was a really fun movie. According to The New York Times review: In “Jumanji,” a movie based on a book about a board game, the players are endangered by evil monkeys, giant insects, rampaging jungle beasts and vines … Continue reading

The Best and Worst of Stargate SG-1: Season 6

The Best and Worst of Stargate SG-1: Season 6

For previous installments: Season 10 Season 9 Season 8 Season 7   Season 6 of the series primarily dealt with the threat of Anubis, Jonas Quinn (from Season 5’s Meridian) joining SG-1, and introduced the lost city story arc that would conclude with the Stargate: Atlantis pilot. The Best: Redemption, Descent, Frozen, Abyss, Shadow Play, … Continue reading

On Daria

On Daria

I was one of those kids growing up in the 1990s who had the wonderful enjoyment of watching Daria, a fantastic show about adolescence during High School. According to the Vulture article, “How Daria Shaped a Generation of Women (Especially This Black Lady)“: Daria started out as a supporting cast member on Beavis and Butt-head because MTV’s president, Judy … Continue reading

Marchin On

Marchin On

For those days we felt like a mistake, Those times when love’s what you hate, Somehow we keep marching on. For those nights when I couldn’t be there, I’ve made it harder to know that you know That somehow we’ll keep moving on. There’s so many wars we fought, There’s so many things we’re not, … Continue reading

Call Me Maybe

Call Me Maybe

I threw a wish in the well Don’t ask me I’ll never tell I looked at you as it fell And now you’re in my way I trade my soul for a wish Pennies and dimes for a kiss I wasn’t looking for this But now you’re in my way Your stare was holding Ripped … Continue reading