Friday (Movie) Review: Spiderman: Homecoming

My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars Okay, yes, I am still catching up on some of the MCU movies. I've seen the direct Avengers series in the theater, as well as a few of the others (like Ragnorak), but some of the others I didn't catch while they were still in the movies houses. So, I'm … Continue reading Friday (Movie) Review: Spiderman: Homecoming

Avengers 4: First Trailer and Title Revealed!

Just a quick post in case you missed this. The first trailer and the title for the fourth Avengers movie have been released! The title is Endgame and here is the trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hA6hldpSTF8   So, a couple things- (some spoilery stuff here so watch the trailer first):         That opening- all the … Continue reading Avengers 4: First Trailer and Title Revealed!

Friday (Movie) Review: Avengers: Infinity War

We finally got to see it this week. I will try to make this as spoiler free as I can, but if you haven't seen it yet, and have managed to avoid knowing even the broad strokes that everyone knew before it opened (like if you have avoided watching the trailers, etc.), stop here. I … Continue reading Friday (Movie) Review: Avengers: Infinity War

Wednesday Wanderings: 18 Avengers Jokes, Sales Tax on Online Purchases, That’s One Pricey Hoodie, and Pretty Pictures

Some of these are really, really amusing: Avengers Jokes Are we going to have to pay sales tax on online purchases? Maybe, and it could be bad news for small online retailers: Sales Tax It sounds nice, and made in the USA is a plus, but $89 for a hoodie? I'm skeptical: Hoodie And finally, … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: 18 Avengers Jokes, Sales Tax on Online Purchases, That’s One Pricey Hoodie, and Pretty Pictures

Wednesday Wanderings: Marvel v. DC and Audience Engagement, Ursula LeGuin on the Writing Industry, Spicy Foods, and the MCU in Order

Well, I knew this a long time before there were movies and TV shows, but it seems Marvel does a better job at engaging the general public than DC: Marvel v. DC Study Ursula K. LeGuin died last week and not only did the fantasy and science fiction world lose a giant voice, but all … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Marvel v. DC and Audience Engagement, Ursula LeGuin on the Writing Industry, Spicy Foods, and the MCU in Order

Wednesday Wanderings: Thor Trailer, Gaelic Cover of “Africa”, Don’t Do These Things in Emails, and New Guinea Wild Dog Found

The first trailer for the new Thor: Ragnarok movie is out. It looks like it's going to be another good MCU film. "We're friends from work!" *snerk*: Thor: Ragnarok Trailer Here are the incredible students of Colaiste Lurgen with another amazing Gaelic language cover, this time of the Toto hit "Africa." If the beautiful harmonies and … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Thor Trailer, Gaelic Cover of “Africa”, Don’t Do These Things in Emails, and New Guinea Wild Dog Found

Wednesday Wanderings: Marvel Movie Easter Eggs, Maybe the World is Better then We Think, Living on Mars, and Navy Women Sing Folk Song

Came up here to the office this morning and found no internet. When the BaldMan checked the Xfinity app, sure enough, it said: There is an outage in your area. No kidding! So, I went and did other things: a manicure, some laundry, you know, the Things You Do When There Is No Internet. We … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Marvel Movie Easter Eggs, Maybe the World is Better then We Think, Living on Mars, and Navy Women Sing Folk Song

Monday Musings: Civil War, New Furniture, and Other Odd Bits

I saw "Captain America: Civil War" yesterday with our middle daughter. Thank you to her for giving me that as my Mother's Day present! And thank you to Marvel for releasing a new movie right around this time for the past several years, since they have been my gifts those years, too. I won't say … Continue reading Monday Musings: Civil War, New Furniture, and Other Odd Bits

Monday Musings: Knee Solution, Movie Time, Weekend Work and Play, and Writing Updates

Went to see the D.O. at our doctor's office on Monday for my knee. He thinks it is an arthritis flare, not the bursitis my doctor thought. He said he didn't detect any bursitis or ligament or tendon issues. But there definitely is swelling and discomfort. He gave me a steroid injection, and, Holy Drug … Continue reading Monday Musings: Knee Solution, Movie Time, Weekend Work and Play, and Writing Updates

Friday Review: (TV) Agent Carter

My rating: 5 stars This Marvel spin-off centers on Peggy Carter (Hayley Atwell), who was an active agent with the Stragegic Scientific Reserve during WWII. Now that the war is over, she finds herself relegated to little more than the office secretary, filing and taking lunch orders. When Howard Stark is accused of treason after … Continue reading Friday Review: (TV) Agent Carter