In Extremis: Doctor Who’s Missy and the Art of Virtue

Doctor Who series ten spoilers incoming... Last Monday morning was tough enough to begin with, but coupled with the fact that the previous night had seen me put myself through the Doctor Who series ten finale "The Doctor Falls," I could not help feeling oddly grief-stricken at the loss of one of my absolute favorite … Continue reading In Extremis: Doctor Who’s Missy and the Art of Virtue

A Study in Doctor Who: The Spirit of Man and the Heart of God

Lots of saint-spammy 😉 posts are in the works, my readers, but before I post my first one, I have a special something to write about. Guess what? I just finished Doctor Who series 5! Well, last week I did. And let me say that it was brilliant. 😉 But that last two-parter. "The Pandorica Opens/The Big … Continue reading A Study in Doctor Who: The Spirit of Man and the Heart of God

Chapter Four from a So-far Untitled “Adlock” Story

Guten abend, meine freunden! School started two weeks ago. In short, life has been YEET. *dabs* I have been loving my life as a junior on campus at Boise State University, which is where I am currently attending school. I love the school, it's professors, it's campus, and it's food. Lord, don't even get me … Continue reading Chapter Four from a So-far Untitled “Adlock” Story

Wherein Emily Discusses *Finally* Finishing Downton Abbey and Her Upcoming 1920s Cosplay Scheme

You're a woman with a brain and reasonable ability. Stop whining and find something to do. The Dowager Countess Okay, I'll stop whining about the fact that there's no more Downton for me to watch. I'll do something. That something is to write a blog post! I have been watching Downton Abbey for two. whole. … Continue reading Wherein Emily Discusses *Finally* Finishing Downton Abbey and Her Upcoming 1920s Cosplay Scheme

Three Things I Loved About BBC’s “The City and the City”

Whatever this is...whatever happened to Mahalia, to Katrynia, I need to look further than Beszel. Across the border, where people pass one another like ghosts...to that other place. I will find the answers, whatever they do to me. It is my duty...and my penance. Inspector Borlu What an odd little drama this was. This miniseries … Continue reading Three Things I Loved About BBC’s “The City and the City”

The Fantastical and Felicitous Fictional Character Blog Tag

Hullo, friends! Yes, I have decided to start my own blog tag. Ashamedly, I will admit that I have been meaning to start one for a long while now, but college life has gotten the better of me. However, now is the time for action! I have created this tag, this "Fantastical and Felicitous Fictional … Continue reading The Fantastical and Felicitous Fictional Character Blog Tag

Costuming 2019: The Hero, the Detective, and the Lady

Hullo, lovelies! I wanted to take the time to discuss my upcoming costuming goals, plans, and random ideas. Last year, I did not give cosplay a second thought, and I did not post anything on my blog remotely related to cosplay. However, this year, I think I'm going to take another whack at it, and … Continue reading Costuming 2019: The Hero, the Detective, and the Lady

Literature Spotlight: North and South

The time is here, my friends! It is officially the very first week of 2019. 2018 shall always ring true as one of the greatest years in my memory, and I shall never dare to forget everything it taught me. Seeing as it is the first week of 2019, I thought it fitting to write … Continue reading Literature Spotlight: North and South

Five Lovely Ladies of Literature and Film

Literature has done so many things for me. In all honesty, I think one of the most wonderful things it has accomplished has been the soothing and molding of my heart into that of a lady; or, at least, wanting to be more of a lady. On a daily basis, I read about the most … Continue reading Five Lovely Ladies of Literature and Film