In which a Muppet otter gives me bad advice

Lots of people find their own dreams endlessly fascinating and want to share them, much to the eye-rolling irritation of the people around them. Usually when someone tells you about their dreams it’ll be something like “I was in this place that’s part of my ordinary life, but there was something non-ordinary about it!” And…

I woke up angry at Spider-Man.

It wasn’t some sort of geek rage over him finally joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe and pushing back the release dates of Thor 3 and Black Panther. It wasn’t about the character getting recast. No, this was at the character himself. Last night I had a dream that Spidey called me up and asked me…

Sleepy Hollow S2E16: Down the Hole

This episode only has a teeny little smidgen of Katrina in it and therefore is very good indeed. We open with a crew of three men entering sewer tunnels in Sleepy Hollow. One of them–who later gets identified as Daniel so I’m just going to use his name rather than “goatee guy” as I called…

I really can’t justify this

I can try to come up with some sort of excuse, but none of them are any good. Basically, from the moment Thor confused “hacking” with “slash” in Loki: Agent of Asgard #1, I’ve been making myself laugh imagining what kind of slash Loki would write. (Obviously, he’s an IronHulk shipper.) Also, if you haven’t…

A Better Way for Praise, Validation and Encouragement

Giving compliments and arguing with someone when they say something negative about themselves seems like a straightforward, positive thing to do, right? It’s far more complicated than that, though, and a thoughtless compliment can be damaging and hurtful. It’s easy to think that just by being positive we’ll have a positive effect, but intent is…