Fidgets

In recent months, fidget devices, most notably the fidget spinner, have taken the worldwide web by storm.  I’ve seen everything from fidget spinner phone cases to edible pizza fidget spinners.  Suddenly, everyone has one.  Or has eaten one for lunch because you can do that.  Or are joking that they are the new currency of…

Jodie Whittaker is the New Doctor Who

First I saw the skinny jean-clad legs in boots and I thought, Oh brother, the Doctor’s going to be another skinny young man for the fangirls to fawn over. Then I saw the slender, pale hands and I thought, I think that a good portion of the fandom is going to be disappointed that the…

Slushy Ice Coffee / Imitation DD Frozen Coffee

Israeli-style ice coffee is a pretty magical thing.  It’s like coffee ice cream in beverage form.  After tasting that slushy goodness during my time abroad, it’s pretty hard to get used to the American version (just cold coffee with ice cubes). Dunkin Donuts recently introduced frozen coffee drinks to their menu, which come pretty close,…

Calzones!

I’ve become rather obsessed with calzones.  In their simplest form, they’re closed pockets of pizza.  You can make a bunch at once, freeze them, and take a few out to make a meal, or one for a light snack.  If I want pizza, I’ll usually just eat it the normal way, flat (or made with…

On being an older prude

Also posted on Allison the Writer. I might as well come out and say it. I’m prudish and very proud of it. I don’t like exposing myself to materials containing inappropriate content. I don’t listen to most modern music, I don’t watch movies rated PG-13 or more unless there’s a good reason, and I especially,…

My Thoughts on Doctor Who Series 10 [SPOILERS]

Yesterday, the season finale for the tenth season (or series) of BBC’s Doctor Who ended, and I think now’s a good time to share my thoughts on Steven Moffat’s final acts as showrunner. The nicest, most optimistic way I can say this is, I loved it. The more blunt way I can say it is,…