Monday, January 1, 2018

TV Shows watched in 2017

SHOWS I CURRENTLY WATCH (2017 edition)

American Crime Story
American Gods
American Horror Story
American Vandal
The Americans (will end with season 6)
Angie Tribeca
Another Period
Archer
Ash vs. Evil Dead
Atlanta
Baskets
Better Call Saul
Better Things
Big Little Lies
Big Mouth
Black Mirror
Bob's Burgers
BoJack Horseman
Broad City
Broadchurch
Brockmire
Brooklyn Nine-Nine
The Carmichael Show
Casual
Catastrophe
Channel Zero
Chewing Gum
Claws
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
Curb Your Enthusiasm
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Daredevil
The Defenders
Desus & Mero
Detroiters
Deutschland 83
Difficult People
Doctor Who
Documentary Now!
Drunk History
The Fall
Fargo
Fleabag
Fortitude
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
Game of Thrones
Ghosted
Good Behavior
The Good Place
Grantchester
Halt & Catch Fire (will end with season 4)
The Handmaid's Tale
Happy Valley
How to Get Away With Murder
Humans
Idiotsitter
Inside Amy Schumer
Into the Badlands
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
iZombie
Jessica Jones
Lady Dynamite
The Last Man on Earth
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath
Legion
Lip Sync Battle
Loosely Exactly Nicole
Luke Cage
Luther
Master of None
The Mayor
Mr. Mercedes
Mr. Robot
Nathan for You
Orange is the New Black
Orphan Black
Outcast
People of Earth
Playing House
Poldark
Power
Preacher
The President Show
Rick and Morty
Riverdale
The Rundown with Robin Thede
RuPaul's Drag Race
Saturday Night Live (sporadically)
Search Party
Sense8
Silicon Valley
The Sinner (limited series)
South Park
Speechless
Steven Universe
Stranger Things
Survivor's Remorse
Take My Wife
Top of the Lake: China Girl
Twin Peaks: The Return (limited series)
Transparent
The Trixie & Katya Show
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Underground
UnReal
Veep (will end with season 7)
Vice Principals (ended with season 2)
The Walking Dead
Westworld
The Young Pope (limited series)
You're the Worst (will end with season 5)
Zoo

Catching up on: Grace and Frankie (s. 1).
ON NOTICE: Silicon Valley.
Ended its run: Big Little Lies; Review; Bates Motel; Please Like Me; The Leftovers; Broadchurch; Orphan Black; Twin Peaks: The Return; The Sinner; Halt and Catch Fire; Vice Principals; Difficult People; The Young Pope.
Cancelled: Loosely Exactly Nicole (BOOOOOOO); Sweet/Vicious (BOOOOOOOO); American Crime; Underground; The Carmichael Show; Zoo (BOOOOOOOOOOO); Survivor's Remorse; Playing House.
Gave up on: Sherlock; Powerless; Designated Survivor; The Last Man on Earth; Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath; The Daily Show with Trevor Noah; The Mayor; The Walking Dead; Curb Your Enthusiasm; Fortitude; Grantchester; Humans; South Park; Transparent.
Attempted watching: The Mick; Wrecked; 24: Legacy; Imposters; Samurai Jack; The Boondocks.

Movies 2017

I watched 44 movies this year.  6 were re-watches.

5 stars
Get Out
John Wick: Chapter 2
Moonlight
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Thor: Ragnarok
Wonder Woman

4.5 stars
Atomic Blonde
Guardians of the Galaxy, vol. 2
Spiderman: Homecoming

4 stars
Jen Kirkman: Just Keep Livin'
Logan
Ouija: Origin of Evil
The Invitation

3.5 stars
Sinister
Snowpiercer
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me

3 stars
Cub
Moana
Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising
Phantasm II
Star Trek: Beyond
The Accountant
The Amazing Spider-Man
The Final Girls
The Lego Batman Movie
The Man From U.N.C.L.E
The Secret Life of Pets

2.5 stars
Cult of Chucky
Ouija
Phantasm III
Suicide Squad
The Belko Experiment
X-Men: Apocalypse

2 stars
Chopping Mall
Phantasm IV: Oblivion
The Amityville Horror (2005) (5 stars for Ryan's ABS)
The Conjuring 2

1 star
Phantasm Ravager

Re-watches
Captain America: Civil War
Curse of Chucky
Guardians of the Galaxy
Phantasm
Thor: The Dark World
What We Do in the Shadows

Books 2017

I read 102 books this year.  6 were re-reads. 

Afterlife with Archie, Book one / Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
Al Franken, Giant of the Senate / Al Franken
Alone / Scott Sigler
Awkward Thoughts of W. Kamau Bell: Tales of a 6' 4", African American, Heterosexual, Cisgender, Left-Leaning, Asthmatic, Black and Proud Blerd, Mama's Boy, Dad, and Stand-Up Comedian, The / W. Kamau Bell
Behind Her Eyes / Sarah Pinborough
Bitch Planet, vol. 1 / Kelly Sue DeConnick
Bitch Planet, vol. 2 / Kelly Sue DeConnick
Black Panther & the Crew: We Are the Streets / Ta-Nehisi Coates
Black Panther, book 2 / Ta-Nehisi Coates
Black Panther, vol. 3 / Ta-Nehisi Coates, Brian Stelfreeze
Black Panther: World of Wakanda / Roxane Gay
Blood of Emmett Till, The / Timothy B. Tyson
Bombshells, vol. 2 / Marguerite Bennett, Marguerite Sauvage
Book You're Not Supposed to Have, The (Timmy Failure, v. 5) / Stephan Pastis
Cat Stole My Pants, The (Timmy Failure, v. 6) / Stephan Pastis
Chew, vol. 12 / John Layman, Rob Guillory
Civil War: Black Panther / Reginald Hudlin
Colony in a Nation, A / Chris Hayes
Couple Next Door, The / Shari Lapena
Crash Override: How Gamergate (Nearly) Destroyed My Life, and How We Can Win the Fight Against Online Hate / Zoe Quinn
Crooked Kingdom / Leigh Bardugo
Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right / Jane Mayer
Dark Triumph / Robin LaFevers
Every Body Yoga / Jessamyn Stanley
Everyone's a Aliebn When Ur a Aliebn Too: A Book / Jomny Sun
Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City / Matthew Desmond
Faith, vol. 1 / Jody Houser
Faith, vol. 2 / Jody Houser
Faith, Vol. 3 / Jody Houser
Field Guide to Awkward Silences, A / Alexandra Petri
Final Girls / Riley Sager
Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America / Jill Leovy
Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye, The / David Lagercrantz
Girls on Fire / Robin Wasserman
Give Us the Ballot / Ari Berman
Grave Mercy / Robin LaFevers
Hate U Give, The / Angie Thomas
Hero of Ages, The / Brandon Sanderson
Icon / Genevieve Valentine
Listen, Liberal: Or, What Ever Happened to the Party of the People / Thomas Frank
Lower Ed: The Troubling Rise of For-Profit Colleges in the New Economy / Tressie McMillan Cottom
Lumberjanes, vol. 3 / Noelle Stevenson
Manhunter, vol. 1 / Marc Andreyko
March: Book 1 / John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell
March: Book 2 / John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell
March: Book 3 / John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell
Mistborn / Brandon Sanderson
Mo' Meta Blues: The World According to Questlove / Ahmir Questlove Thompson
Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur, vol. 1 / Amy Reeder, Brandon Montclare
Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur, Vol. 2 / Amy Reeder
Mortal Heart / Robin LaFevers
Ms. Marvel, Vol. 6 / G. Willow Wilson
Murder of Crows / Anne Bishop
Nailbiter, vol. 1 / Joshua Williamson, Mike Henderson
Nailbiter, vol. 2 / Joshua Williamson, Mike Henderson
Nailbiter, vol. 3 / Joshua Williamson, Mike Henderson
Nailbiter, vol. 4 / Joshua Williamson, Mike Henderson
Nailbiter, vol. 5 / Joshua Williamson, Mike Henderson
Nobody: Casualties of America's War on the Vulnerable, from Ferguson to Flint and Beyond / Marc Lamont Hill
Obama: An Intimate Portrait: The Historic Presidency in Photographs / Pete Souza
Obelisk Gate, The / N.K. Jemisin
Outcast, vol. 4 / Robert Kirkman, Paul Azaceta
Outcast, vol. 5 / Robert Kirkman
Paper Girls, vol. 1 / Brian K. Vaughan, Cliff Chiang
Paper Girls, vol. 2 / Brian K. Vaughan, Cliff Chiang
Paper Girls, vol. 3 / Brian K Vaughan
Parable of the Sower / Octavia E. Butler
Parable of the Talents / Octavia E. Butler
Patsy Walker, A.K.A. Hellcat!, vol. 1 / Kate Leth
Patsy Walker, A.K.A. Hellcat!, Volume 2 , Kate Leth
Pretty Deadly, vol. 2 / Kelly Sue DeConnick
Rick and Morty, vol. 1 / Zac Gorman
Ruin and Rising / Leigh Bardugo
Saga, vol. 7 / Brian K Vaughan, Fiona Staples
Sex Criminals, vol. 3 / Matt Fraction, Chip Zdarsky
Shade, the Changing Girl, vol. 1 / Cecil Castellucci
Shadowhouse Fall / Daniel Jose Older
Six of Crows / Leigh Bardugo
Stone Sky, The / N.K. Jemisin
Talon of God / Wesley Snipes, Ray Norman
They Can't Kill Us All: Ferguson, Baltimore, and a New Era in America’s Racial Justice Movement / Wesley Lowery
This Is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare / Gabourey Sidibe
Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology / Leah Remini
Unkindness of Magicians, An / Kat Howard
Vengeance Bound / Justina Ireland
Vision in Silver / Anne Bishop
Walking Dead, vol. 27 / Robert Kirkman
Well of Ascension, The / Brandon Sanderson
What the Hell Did I Just Read / David Wong
Wicked + the Divine, vol. 4 / Kieron Gillen
Wicked + The Divine, Vol. 5 / Kieron Gillen
Written in Red / Anne Bishop
Wytches, vol. 1 / Scott Snyder
Y is for Yesterday / Sue Grafton
Yoga Bunny / Brian Russo
You Can't Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have to Explain / Phoebe Robinson

Re-reads:
Cujo / Stephen King
Handmaid's Tale, The / Margaret Atwood
Mirror / Graham Masterton
Needful Things / Stephen KingWind in the Door, A / Madeline L'Engle
Wrinkle in Time, A / Madeline L'Engle

Sunday, August 6, 2017

TV shows watched in 2016

SHOWS I CURRENTLY WATCH (2016 edition)

American Crime
American Crime Story
American Horror Story 
The Americans (will end with season 6)
Angie Tribeca
Another Period
Archer
Ash vs. Evil Dead
Atlanta
Baskets
Bates Motel (will end with season 5)
Better Call Saul
Better Things
Black Mirror
Bob's Burgers
BoJack Horseman
Broad City
Broadchurch
Brooklyn Nine-Nine
The Carmichael Show
Casual
Catastrophe
Chewing Gum
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Daredevil
Designated Survivor
Deutschland 83
Difficult People
Doctor Who
Documentary Now!
Drunk History
The Fall
Fargo
Fleabag
Fortitude
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
Game of Thrones
Good Behavior
The Good Place
Grantchester
Halt & Catch Fire (will end with season 4)
Happy Valley
How to Get Away With Murder
Humans
Idiotsitter
Inside Amy Schumer
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
iZombie
Jessica Jones
The Knick (season 3 uncertain)
Lady Dynamite
The Last Man on Earth
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
The Leftovers (will end with 3rd season)
Lip Sync Battle
Loosely Exactly Nicole
Luke Cage
Luther
Making a Murderer
Master of None
Mr. Robot
Nathan for You
Orange is the New Black
Orphan Black (will end with season 5)
Outcast
People of Earth
Playing House
Please Like Me
Poldark
Power
Preacher
Review (will end with season 3)
Rick and Morty
RuPaul's Drag Race
Search Party
Sense8
Sherlock
Silicon Valley
South Park
Steven Universe
Stranger Things
Survivor's Remorse
Sweet/Vicious
Take My Wife
Transparent
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
UnReal
Veep
Vice Principals
The Walking Dead
Westworld
You're the Worst

ON NOTICE: Broadchurch, Sherlock, Arrow.
Ended its run: Downton Abbey; Gravity Falls, And Then There Were None (miniseries), Childrens Hospital, Bitten, Banshee, Doctor Thorne (miniseries), The Night Manager (miniseries), Penny Dreadful (BOOOOOOOO); London Spy (miniseries); The Night Of (miniseries); The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail; Rectify.
Cancelled: Agent Carter; The Grinder; Galavant; The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore; BrainDead; Not Safe with Nikki Glaser.
Gave up on: The Good Wife; Shameless; Colony; The X-Files (season 10); Vikings, Adventure Time; House of Cards; Empire; Grandfathered; The 100; Legends of Tomorrow; Wayward Pines; Outlander; Kingdom, Fear the Walking Dead, The Flash, Agents of SHIELD, Blackish, Arrow, Son of Zorn, The Affair, Speechless, Scream Queens, Queen Sugar.
Attempted watching: The Shannara Chronicles (3 episodes); The Magicians (2 episodes); Hap and Leonard (1 ep); Underground (1 ep); Wynonna Earp (2 episodes); The Detour (2 episodes); Gay for Play (3 episodes); United Shades of America (2 episodes); The Girlfriend Experience (2 1/2 episodes).

Movies 2016

I watched 50 movies this year.  16 were re-watches, and yes, I watched Deadpool 3 times this year.  NO REGRETS.

5 stars
Deadpool

4.5 stars
Trainwreck

4 stars
A Single Man
Ali Wong: Baby Cobra
Ex Machina
Rogue One
The Nice Guys

3.5 stars
Captain America: Civil War
Central Intelligence
Doctor Strange
Furious 7
Ghostbusters (2016)
Hush
Keanu
Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping

3 stars
Crimson Tide
Dreamcatcher
Fast and Furious 6
Hairspray Live
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit
Magic Mike XXL
The Lazarus Effect
The Martian
Zootopia

2.5 stars
Man of Steel
The Purge: Election Year
The Witch

2 stars
Ricochet
San Andreas
The Purge
The Purge: Anarchy

Poop Emoji
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Re-watches
Deadpool (re-watched 2 times)
Fallen
Final Destination
Final Destination 2
Final Destination 3
The Final Destination
Final Destination 5
Frozen
Idiocracy
John Wick
Muriel's Wedding
Return of the Jedi
So I Married an Axe Murderer
Some Like it Hot
Star Wars: A New Hope
The Empire Strikes Back

Books 2016

I read 95 books in 2016.

13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl / Mona Awad
A Child's First Book of Trump / Michael Ian Black
Alias (Jessica Jones), vol. 1 / Brian Michael Bendis
Alias (Jessica Jones), vol. 2 / Brian Michael Bendis
Alias (Jessica Jones), vol. 3 / Brian Michael Bendis
Alias (Jessica Jones), vol. 4 / Brian Michael Bendis
Alight / Scott Sigler
And Then Emily Was Gone / John Lees
Batman: Hush / Jeph Loeb, Jim Lee
Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet, Book 1 / Ta-Nehisi Coates
Bombshells, vol 1 / Marguerite Bennett
Call Me By Your Name / André Aciman
Captain America: Winter Soldier, ultimate collection / Ed Brubaker
Career of Evil / Robert Galbraith
Chew, vol. 9 / John Layman, Rob Guillory (re-read)
Chew, vol. 10 / John Layman, Rob Guillory
Chew, vol. 11 / John Layman, Rob Guillory
Chicken Cheeks / Michael Ian Black, Kevin Hawkes
DC Trip / Sara Benincasa
Deadpool Kills the Marvel Universe / Cullen Bunn
Deadpool, the complete collection, vol. 1 / Daniel Way
Dietland / Sarai Walker
Drag Teen / Jeffery Self
End of Watch / Stephen King
Faithful Place / Tana French
Finders Keepers / Stephen King
Half-Resurrection Blues / Daniel Jose Older
Harmony House / Nic Sheff
Harrow County, vol. 1 / Cullen Bunn
Hawkeye, Vol. 5: All-New Hawkeye / Jeff Lemire
His Majesty's Dragon / Naomi Novik
I'm bored / Michael Ian Black, Debbie Ridpath Ohi
John Dies at the End / David Wong
Lady killer, vol. 1 / Joelle Jones
Library of Souls / Ransom Riggs
Manners & Mutiny / Gail Carriger
Midnight Taxi Tango / Daniel Jose Older
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children / Ransom Riggs (re-read)
Monstress, vol. 1 / Marjorie M. Liu
Ms. Marvel, vol. 4 / G Willow Wilson, Adrian Alphona
Ms. Marvel, vol. 5 / G Willow Wilson
Mystery / Peter Straub (re-read)
Naked! / Michael Ian Black, Debbie Ridpath Ohi
Navel Gazing: True Tales of Bodies, Mostly Mine (But Also My Mom’s, Which I Know Sounds Weird) / Michael Ian Black
Outcast, vol. 1 / Robert Kirkman
Outcast, vol. 2 / Robert Kirkman
Outcast, vol. 3 / Robert Kirkman
Party of One: A Memoir in 21 Songs / Dave Holmes
Plutona / Jeff Lemire, Emi Lenox
Prudence / Gail Carriger
Ready Player One / Ernest Cline
Revival, vol. 1 / Tim Seeley, Mike Norton
Room / Emma Donoghue
Saga, Vol. 6 / Brian K. Vaughan
Sanitized for Your Protection / Stephan Pastis
Shadow and Bone / Leigh Bardugo
Shrill : Notes from a Loud Woman / Lindy West
Siege and Storm / Leigh Bardugo
Southern Bastards, vol. 1 / Jason Aaron, Jason Latour
Southern Bastards, vol. 2 / Jason Aaron, Jason Latour
Southern Bastards, vol. 3 / Jason Aaron, Jason Latour
Step Aside, Pops / Kate Beaton
Swamp Thing, vol. 1: Saga of the Swamp Thing / Alan Moore
The Book of Blood and Shadow / Robin Wasserman
The Broken Kingdoms / N.K. Jemisin
The Caped Crusade: Batman and the Rise of Nerd Culture / Glen Weldon
The Child Eater / Rachel Pollack
The Darkest Secret / Alex Marwood
The Devil and Winnie Flynn / Micol Ostow, David Ostow
The Fifth Season / N.K. Jemisin
The Girls / Emma Cline
The Golem and the Jinni / Helene Wecker
The Hangman's Daughter / Oliver Potzsch
The Hollow City / Ransom Riggs
The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms / N.K. Jemisin
The Kingdom of Gods / N.K. Jemisin
The Left Hand of Darkness / Ursula K. Le Guin
The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a Fuck / Sarah Knight
The Lorax / Dr Seuss
The Mothers / Brit Bennett
The Name of the Wind / Patrick Rothfuss
The Private Eye / Brian K. Vaughan
The Sandman: Endless Nights / Neil Gaiman
The Sandman: Overture / Neil Gaiman
The Sellout / Paul Beatty
The Silence / Sarah Rayne
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie / Alan Bradley
The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, vol. 2 / Ryan North, Erica Henderson
The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, vol. 3 / Ryan North, Erica Henderson
The Underground Railroad / Colson Whitehead
The Walking Dead, vol. 26 / Robert Kirkman
The Walking Dead, volume 25 / Robert Kirkman, Charlie Adlard
The Wicked + the Divine, vol. 3 / Kieron Gillen
The Wise Man's Fear / Patrick Rothfuss
This Book Is Full of Spiders: Seriously, Dude, Don't Touch It / David Wong

Monday, February 22, 2016

TV 2015: Odds and Ends

SHOWS THAT ENDED
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
Justified
Key and Peele
Kroll Show
Moone Boy
Mad Men
My Mad Fat Diary
Parks and Recreation
Peep Show
Strike Back

LIMITED SERIES
The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst
Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell
Wayward Pines
Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp

SHOWS THAT WERE CANCELLED
Benched
Community
Hannibal
Garfunkel and Oates
In the Flesh
Looking
The Soup

SHOWS I GAVE UP ON
Togetherness
Defiance
True Detective
Teen Wolf
Masters of Sex
Why? With Hannibal Buress
Faking It
The Originals
Supernatural
Sleepy Hollow
Grimm
The Mindy Project
Girls
Peaky Blinders

SHOWS I ATTEMPTED WATCHING
The Missing (one episode)
Schitt's Creek (2 episodes)
Hindsight (2 episodes)
Man Seeking Woman (2 episodes)
Moonbeam City (episode 1, half of episode 2)
Ballers (4 episodes)
Quantico (1 episode)
The Player (2 episodes)
Blindspot (2 episodes)
Neon Joe, Werewolf Hunter (2 1/2 episodes)
Supergirl (3 episodes)

TV shows caught up on in 2015

Black-ish (season 1)
Witnesses (season 1)
Fresh off the Boat (season 1, episodes 1-9)
Kingdom (season 1)
The Hotwives of Orlando (season 1, 2 eps)
Survivor's Remorse (season 1)
Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law (season 1, ep. 1-6)
Power (season 1)
You're the Worst re-watch (season 1)
Frisky Dingo (season 2)
Frisky Dingo re-watch (season 1)
Gravity Falls (season 1)
Rick and Morty re-watch (season 1)
Eagleheart (season 3)
Steven Universe (season 1)
Halt & Catch Fire (season 1)
Faking It (season 1)
The Mighty Boosh (series 1)
Adventure Time (season 5)
Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job (season 5)
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia re-watch (season 1)
Peaky Blinders (season 1)
Happy Valley (season 1)
Broad City re-watch (season 1)
Treme (season 4)

Started watching, carrying over into 2016:
Re-Watching: It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (season 2)
Re-Watching: Mr. Show (season 1)
Re-Watching: The X-Files (season 1)
Watching: Curb Your Enthusiasm (season 5)
Watching: Killjoys (season 1)
Watching: Raised by Wolves (season 1)
Watching: Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce (season 1)
Watching: Mom (season 1)
Watching: Pride and Prejudice (Colin Firth ed.)

TV 2015: Favorite Shows

Agent Carter
The Americans
Better Call Saul
BoJack Horseman
Broad City
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
Fargo
Fortitude
Jessica Jones
Master of None
Penny Dreadful
Rectify
Review
You're the Worst

TV shows watched in 2015

The 100
Adventure Time
The Affair
Agent Carter
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
The Americans
Another Period
Archer
Arrow
Ash vs. Evil Dead
Banshee (will end with season 4)
Bates Motel
Better Call Saul
Bitten
Black-ish
Bob's Burgers
BoJack Horseman
Broad City
Broadchurch
Brooklyn Nine-Nine
The Carmichael Show
Catastrophe
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Daredevil
Deutschland 83
Documentary Now!
Downton Abbey (ends with season 6)
Doctor Who
Drunk History
Empire
The Fall
Fargo
Fear the Walking Dead
The Flash
Fortitude
Galavant

Game of Thrones
The Good Wife
Grantchester
Gravity Falls (will end with season 2)
The Grinder
Halt & Catch Fire
House of Cards
How to Get Away With Murder
Humans
iZombie
Inside Amy Schumer
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
Jessica Jones
Kingdom
The Knick (season 3 uncertain)
The Last Man on Earth
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
The Leftovers (will end with 3rd season)
Lip Sync Battle
Louie
Luther
Master of None
The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail 
Mr. Robot
Nathan for You
Orange is the New Black
Orphan Black
Outlander
Penny Dreadful
Playing House
Please Like Me
Power
Rectify
The Returned
Review
Rick and Morty
RuPaul's Drag Race
Sense8
Scream Queens
Shameless
Sherlock
Silicon Valley
South Park
Steven Universe
Survivor's Remorse
Transparent
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
UnReal
Veep
Vicious
Vikings 
The Walking Dead
You're the Worst

Saturday, January 2, 2016

Movies 2015

I watched 54 movies. 16 were re-watches, mostly movies I watched on Halloween. A few were movies like the Evil Dead series, which I re-watched to prepare for the TV series.

5 stars:
Spy
Mad Max: Fury Road

4 1/2 stars:
It Follows
Going Clear

4 stars:
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Inside Out
The Convent
Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II
All Cheerleaders Die
Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Man on Fire
What We Do in the Shadows
Under the Skin
Edge of Tomorrow
The Avengers: Age of Ultron

3 1/2 stars:
Starry Eyes
Neighbors
Messiah of Evil
The Heat
Flight
Jen Kirkman: I'm Gonna Die Alone
The Equalizer

3 stars:
The Canal
Would You Rather?
Unfriended
Fast & Furious
2 Fast 2 Furious
Out of Time
Ant-Man
7 Days in Hell
Aziz Ansari Live at Madison Square Garden 

2 1/2 stars:
Hocus Pocus
American Mary
The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift
The Boy Next Door
Jupiter Ascending

2 stars:
Kingsman: The Secret Service (2 stars)

1 star:
Pacific Rim (So many people love this movie and I am baffled by it. Same with Jupiter Ascending. I really disliked this movie.)

Re-Watches:
Halloween H20
Halloween
Trick 'r Treat
Halloween 3
The Craft
House on Haunted Hill (1991)
Army of Darkness
Evil Dead II
The Evil Dead
Fast Five
Super Troopers
The Fast and the Furious
Training Day
Inside Man
Wet Hot American Summer
The Fly (Cronenberg)

Books 2015

I read a total of 107 books this year. 5 were re-reads. 

Favorites:
Americanah / Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Between the World and Me / Ta-Nehisi Coates
Carry On / Rainbow Rowell
Furiously Happy / Jenny Lawson
Futuristic Violence and Fancy Suits / David Wong
Rat Queens, vol. 1 / Kurtis J. Wiebe
Rat Queens, vol. 2 / Kurtis J. Wiebe
Rubbernecker / Belinda Bauer
Shadow of Night / Deborah Harkness
Shadowshaper / Daniel Jose Older
The Book of Life / Deborah Harkness
The Cuckoo's Calling / Robert Galbraith
The Girl on the Train / Paula Hawkins
The Magician King / Lev Grossman
The Magician's Land / Lev Grossman
The Magicians / Lev Grossman (re-read)
The Silkworm / Robert Galbraith
The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, Vol. 1: Squirrel Power / Ryan North, Erica Henderson
The Woman Upstairs / Claire Messud

Disappointments:
In a Dark, Dark Wood / Ruth Ware
iZombie, vol. 3 / Chris Roberson, Michael Allred
iZombie, vol. 4 / Chris Roberson, Michael Allred (I enjoyed the first 2 volumes but the second two just fell VERY flat)
Not That Kind of Girl / Lena Dunham (there were a few really funny essays in the beginning, but then the rest, not so much)

The Rest:
A Dance with Dragons / George R.R. Martin
A Dirty Job / Christopher Moore (re-read)
A Discovery of Witches / Deborah Harkness (re-read)
A Feast for Crows / George R.R. Martin
Alive / Scott Sigler
Bones and All / Camille DeAngelis
Bred to Kill / Franck Thilliez
Chew, vol. 9 / John Layman, Rob Guillory
Daredevil: Hell to Pay (v. 1) / Ed Brubaker
Daredevil: Hell to Pay (v. 2) / Ed Brubaker
Dexter is Dead / Jeff Lindsay
Drama / Raina Telgemeier
Forever Evil: Arkham War / Peter J. Tomasi, Scot Eaton
Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness / Jon Kabat-Zinn
Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic / Alison Bechdel
Genius, vol. 1 / Marc Bernardin, Adam Freeman
Ghost House / Clare McNally (re-read)
Ghost House Revenge / Clare McNally (re-read)
Going Clear / Lawrence Wright
Gumption: Relighting the Torch of Freedom with America's Gutsiest Troublemakers / Nick Offerman
Hark! A Vagrant / Kate Beaton
Hawkeye, vol. 1 / Matt Fraction
Hawkeye, vol. 2 / Matt Fraction
Hawkeye, vol. 3 / Matt Fraction
Hawkeye, vol. 4 / Mat Fraction, Francesco Francavilla
iZombie, vol. 1 / Chris Roberson, Michael Allred
iZombie, vol. 2 / Chris Roberson, Michael Allred
Lumberjanes, vol. 1 / Noelle Stevenson
Lumberjanes, vol. 2 / Noelle Stevenson
Ms. Marvel, vol. 1 / G. Willow Wilson, Adrian Alphona
Ms. Marvel, vol. 2 / G Willow Wilson
Ms. Marvel, vol. 3 / G Willow Wilson
Murder / Sarah Pinborough
Persona / Genevieve Valentine
Positive / David Wellington
Runaways, Vol. 1 / Brian K Vaughan, Adrian Alphona
Runaways, Vol. 2 / Brian K Vaughan, Adrian Alphona
Runaways, Vol. 3 / Brian K Vaughan, Adrian Alphona
Runaways, Vol. 4 / Brian K Vaughan, Adrian Alphona
Runaways, Vol. 5 / Brian K Vaughan, Adrian Alphona
Saga, vol. 4 / Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples
Saga, vol. 5 / Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples
Secondhand Souls / Christopher Moore
Sex Criminals, vol. 1 / Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky
Sex Criminals, vol. 2 / Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky
Station Eleven / Emily St. John Mandel
Texts from Jane Eyre / Mallory Ortberg
The anxiety toolkit: strategies for fine-tuning your mind and moving past your stuck points / Alice Boyes
The Girl in the Spider's Web / David Lagercrantz, Stieg Larsson
The Invincible Iron Man, Vol. 1: The Five Nightmares / Matt Fraction, Salvador Larroca
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, v. 1 / Alan Moore
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, v. 2 / Alan Moore
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up / Marie Kondo
The Motherless Oven / Rob Davis
The Princess and the Pony / Kate Beaton
The queen of distraction: how women with ADHD can conquer chaos, find focus, and get more done / Terry Matlen
The Raven Boys / Maggie Stiefvater
The Reckoning / Sarah Pinborough
The Shadow Cabinet / Maureen Johnson
The Terrible and Wonderful Reasons Why I Run Long Distances / Matthew Inman
The Walking Dead, Book 2 / Robert Kirkman (Interestingly enough, Book 1 was on my list of Disappointments last year, but for some reason I decided to give Book 2 a go and then I TORE through the rest.)
The Walking Dead, Book 3 / Robert Kirkman
The Walking Dead, Book 4 / Robert Kirkman
The Walking Dead, Book 5 / Robert Kirkman
The Walking Dead, Book 6 / Robert Kirkman
The Walking Dead, Book 7 / Robert Kirkman
The Walking Dead, Book 8 / Robert Kirkman
The Walking Dead, Book 9 / Robert Kirkman
The Walking Dead, Vol. 19 / Robert Kirkman
The Walking Dead, Vol. 20 / Robert Kirkman
The Walking Dead, Vol. 21 / Robert Kirkman
The Walking Dead, Vol. 22 / Robert Kirkman
The Walking Dead, Vol. 23 / Robert Kirkman
The Walking Dead, Vol. 24 / Robert Kirkman
The Wicked + The Divine, Vol. 1: The Faust Act / Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie
The Wicked + The Divine, Vol. 2 / Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie
The Wicked Girls / Alex Marwood
The Worrier's Guide to Life / Gemma Correll
Thor, Vol. 1: Goddess of Thunder / Jason Aaron
Thor, Vol. 2: Who holds the hammer? / Jason Aaron
Waistcoats and Weaponry / Gail Carriger
Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life / Jon Kabat-Zinn
Why Not Me? / Mindy Kaling
X / Sue Grafton