All in Television
In mid-2014 I started watching all of the Classic Who episodes on Amazon Prime, with the intention of breaking each season/Doctor/Companion down, much like I did with my friends leading up to the 50th. Welllllll...that didn't happen. But I found my notes this weekend (after getting excited about it at Gallifrey One!) so here are my thoughts in outline form. (Real talk: I wish I'd found these before Gally1 because there are some ribbon-worthy quotes in here.)
I found an eyeshadow named "cottage cheese," and other adventures from GallyLand.
Last week I started to feel compelled to show that I don’t only think about British men and their relative attractiveness all the time; I have other interests. Thinking about the other things that were occupying my free time, I realized I was…reading British-authored books and watching BBC shows. So, that’s me. A not-so-subconscious Anglophile.*
This week, I’ve had many firsts. I’ve cheered for the US National Team in the World Cup (cheering for anyone in soccer is actually a first for me). I’ve used “i.e.” and “concurrently” correctly without looking them up first to make sure I used them appropriately (um…I did look them up after to make sure). I’ve learned how to make a shark emoji on Facebook – (^^^) if you need it. All these firsts are why it was so refreshing – comforting, even – to visit People.com this morning and see that they’d featured one of my longest loves. British men. Suits for days. Cheekbones. Things that American men have, yes, but with accents uncommon to my social circle!
Some truths we hold to be self-evident:
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