Uncollecting Update February 2022

As always, let’s start with the numbers Physical Comics Read: 0 (0/0)Digital Comics Read: 2 (469/471)Trade Paperbacks/Graphic Novels Read: 4 (22/31)Books Read: 2 (113/120)Movies Watched: 1 (115/123)TV Seasons Completed: 1 (87/90)TV Shows Completed: 1 (35/37)Podcast Episodes Remaining: 199 I haven't written in this blog in a month. This is not a good look. I can't say where the time has gone, to be …

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Uncollecting Update January 2022

As always, let's start with the numbers Physical Comics Read: 0 (0/0)Digital Comics Read: 0 (471/471)Trade Paperbacks/Graphic Novels Read: 5 (26/31)Books Read: 5 (115/120)Movies Watched: 7 (116/123)TV Seasons Completed: 2 (88/90)TV Shows Completed: 1 (36/37)Podcast Episodes Remaining: 185 I have to be honest--this was one of the strangest Januaries in recent years. Maybe it was because starting from the moment we were supposed …

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Personal Archaeology 22: On College, Philosophy, Love, Friendship, and Acceptance

So I have been part of a listserv for My So-Called Life fandom for 20 years. The emails flowed from a trickle to a complete stop years ago when a number of us shifted over to social media or moved on altogether, but back in October, it sprang to life again for a little while. …

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Pretense, Joy, and the Residue of “Cool”

Stop making fun of adult women who read YA; stop making fun of men who take a childlike delight in things. There's no law that says we have to become stuffy and boring as we age. Let people find joy where they can.Boze Harrington "It's Cool, California" by Duncan H is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 I cannot remember …

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Personal Archaeology 21: Unexpected Moments of Normal

The last two of my journals, which chronicled my junior and senior years of high school. I've been trying to figure out how to write this post, because once I finish it, I will be completely done going back through the paper notebook journals from junior high and high school. They began sometime in the …

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