Adventures in (Post) Gradland

Thoughts on life after the PhD

Childhood’s End: Finding Meaning in The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance

The story goes that one of the first screenings of The Dark Crystal for suited investors went very, very badly. After the credits rolled and the lights came up, there … Continue reading

September 16, 2019 · 2 Comments

Best of 2018

Hey there, blog that I update like twice a year! At least this time I’m actually getting my “best of” list out before January. Movies Managed to watch 69 movies … Continue reading

December 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

Stuff to Read / Watch / Listen to

There’s horrible stuff going on everywhere right now, so maybe we all need some good media to consume. Here’s some stuff I’ve been reading / watching / listening to lately … Continue reading

May 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

Best of 2017, Part 2: Movies

I really slacked on the movie-watching this year—in 2016 I managed to watch 73 movies, but in 2017 I only made it to 47. Chalk it up to a new … Continue reading

February 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

Best of 2016

Is 2016 fucking over yet? I said recently that my pre-election social mediaverse looked like that sweet first date video camera footage that they accidentally recorded an alien apocalypse over … Continue reading

December 30, 2016 · 2 Comments

Horror Movie Recommendations

Because I’ve been asked for recommendations half a dozen times in the past few months from people who haven’t seen many horror films, and I always draw a blank. So … Continue reading

July 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

Best of 2015

I’m a bit late with this list, but here it is. Japanese Movies (I saw 78 movies last year, a number I’d like to push to at least 100 this … Continue reading

January 26, 2016 · 2 Comments