Alexandra’s Blog

The Bechdel Cast – Twilight

Alexandra talks about one of her favourite podcasts: The Bechdel Cast and shares their hilarious coverage of the first Twilight film.

Waiting on Wednesday: The Book of Dust

Philip Pullman has been talking about returning to Lyra’s world for a long time now. Instead of offering a sequel to his original His Dark Materials trilogy, Pullman is giving them The Book of D...

Con Bravo 2017

This past weekend Chelsey and I went to Con Bravo, our favourite three day celebration of everything geek and internet related. Our day started when we met up at the Starbucks in the Sheraton Hotel...

Weekly Watch List: August 4th 2017

What did we watch this week after filming a book review? Let me show you. As per usual a lot of video essays on a range of subjects. This week I introduced Chelsey to a Wisecrack show she had never se...

Weekly Watch List: July 27th 2017

Time for this week’s watch list! This week has a lot of video essays and surprisingly few Comicon trailers. We mostly watched those as they hit the internet over the weekend. Check Out Cracked C...

Waiting on Wednesday: Before the Devil Breaks You

Before the Devil Breaks You is the third book in Libba Bray’s Diviners Quartet. A paranormal series taking place in the roaring twenties. This series has everything: awesome characters, creepy g...

We’re Going to Con Bravo!

Con Bravo is a 3-Day celebration of YouTube, Gaming, and Geek Culture! It’s been a highlight of our summer for the past seven years. I look forward to the panels, the cosplay and just being surr...

Weekly Watch List: July 20th

Every week Chelsey and I put together a list of videos to watch after we finish filming. I figured I would share with you the videos we like and showcase the channels and creators we love. Support Lin...

First Look: The Disaster Artist

It was only a matter of time before there would be a movie about making The Room. Chelsey and I picked up The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The Room, the Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made by Greg Sestero...

The Shape of Water Trailer

I’ve watched the trailer for The Shape of Water about six times now. It only hit the internet an hour ago. If you’ve been following this blog for a while you know how much I love Guillermo...

Waiting on Wednesday: The Silver Mask

The Silver Mask is the fourth book in the Magisterium. With this series Holly Black and Cassandra Clare have taken both the hero origin story and the magical school narrative and turned it on it’...

My Top Ten Book Expo 2017 Books

Book Expo 2017 was a month ago. Now that some time has passed I finally feel like I’ve settled back into my every day life. It also means I have finally managed to sort through all of the books ...

Waiting On Wednesday: Daughter of the Burning City

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly tag hosted by Breaking the Spine where you draw attention to upcoming releases that you’re excited for. While at Book Expo this year I missed the chance to pick ...

We Went to New York City (Book Expo 2017)

Alexandra recounts her adventures from Book Expo 2017 and New York City. Lots of books, museums and Panic! At the Disco abounds. Be warned.

Museums and Snapchat

Two of my greatest loves are museums and social media. During our New York trip Chelsey and I managed to hit up a few museums. Instead of just sending regular pictures of the models and pieces of art ...

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