Although I was late to the Hamilton party, I think I’ve made up for it with my wealth of enthusiasm since joining the festivities. Things began with the cast recording, and from there I’ve moved onto the documentary (which I signed up for the $5/mo. PBS donation to watch), the behind-the-scenes book, and now two Hamilton pins for my vest at work. Sorry, I can’t resist the urge to include a plug for my flair game. That’s 73 pins, in case you were wondering yet didn’t feel like counting. I’ve added one more since, and have one other on […]
Since my glory days of completing a Cannonball multiple times over a couple years in a row, the amount of reading I’ve done has cratered. Amusingly enough, re-reads have comprised most of my reading, which is funny because I’m not the type to re-read anything normally. Rainbow Rowell’s become the exception to that rule, with each of her books making me feel at home and serving as ample distraction from whatever worrisome thoughts or situations happen to be clouding my mind. If she were to somehow up her output to a book a day, you can be damn sure I’d […]
For those wondering where I’ve been, I was consumed by a game called League of Legends. See, I’m currently at the lowest rank possible (Bronze V), and the players you’re matched with and against, as well as the ease with which you can move up, are all based upon an invisible rating called MMR (Match Making Rating). My MMR is in the crapper, as I was horrid at this game when I first started last year, which means climbing the ladder is proving next to impossible; however, that hasn’t stopped me from investing way too much time in playing ranked […]
#6: Legion by Brandon Sanderson: 2 stars. #7: My True Love Gave to Me: Twelve Holiday Stories: 3 stars.
#1-4: The Twits, Fantastic Mr. Fox, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator by Roald Dahl: 4 stars, 3 stars, 4 stars, 4 stars. #5: William Shakespeare’s The Jedi Doth Return by Ian Doescher: 1 star.
#151: Yes Please by Amy Poehler: 1 star. #152: Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut: 4 stars. #153-4: Death Note, Vol. 1 & 2 by Tsugumi Ohba: 5 stars. #155: Lucky Bastard by S.G. Browne: 2 stars. #156-7: Doughnut and When It’s a Jar by Tom Holt: 4 and 3 stars.
#145: The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More by Roald Dahl: 2 stars. #146: Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins: 4 stars. #147-8: Lola and the Boy Next Door and Isla and the Happily Ever After by Stephanie Perkins: 1 star each. #149: OCD, the Dude, and Me by Lauren Roedy Vaughn: 1 star. #150: The Martian by Andy Weir: 5 stars.
#137: Darth Vader and Son by Jeffrey Brown: 2 stars. #138: Blockade Billy by Stephen King: 1 star. #139-141: Let’s Get Invisible, The Curse of the Mummy’s Tomb, and Say Cheese and Die by R.L. Stine: 1 star each. #142-3: Phantom of the Auditorium and The Haunted Mask by R.L. Stine: 1 star each. #144: The Wes Anderson Collection by Matt Zoller Seitz: 2 stars.