A minor given a position with some measure of responsibility over an endangered big cat. The very thought keeps me awake at night, folks. So I emailed my Lawyer Friend about the legality and possible issues to consider about such a temp hire. Her response: As for the strong contender in “strangest consult requests of… Read More
In her last look at Harry Potter (for a while, anyway) Ursa discusses the big themes of Deathly Hallows. But mostly the ones relating to growing up and friendship. Because friendship is magic.
Dan Gives a brief overview of Folding Ideas
Thanks to everyone who commented on the inaugural post. Based on your comments, tweets and reblogs, a lot of you have already read, or have attempted to read, Tiger’s Curse, and took a very Joanna Mason approach to your support. The hope is to keep to a Monday/Wednesday posting cycle, so be sure to keep… Read More
The legend of Madonna, Queen of the Razzies, begins with her first leading role in "Shanghai Surprise," a bomb that stank like week-old chow mein.
Tiger’s Curse by Colleen Houck is the main inspiration for our Awoken sequel. New Moon might lead our outlining in ways of structure, but Tiger’s Curse leads in soul. Some of you may be familiar with the book’s greatest hits as we described them in Booze Your Own Adventure episodes: the orphaned, recently graduated female… Read More
In Ursa's penultimate Harry Potter-themed episode, she talks fanfiction, the 10,000 hour rule, the importance of constructive feedback, and why fic is important.
In this episode: Umbridge, Snape, Dumbledore, how good priorities go bad, and the importance of forgiveness.
Lindsay and Elisa welcome a good friend and fellow Lindsay to talk about her life as both a YA paranormal romance author and as a literary agent.
A new series looking at the cinematic ouevre of the Material Girl herself, starting with her desperately overrated debut, Desperately Seeking Susan.