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Jul 1, 2015

Penny Dreadful(s)

Penny Dreadful promo poster

Eva Green as the mysterious Ms. Ives

I’ve been fairly faithfully following the new Showtime series (well somewhat new, now into its second season) Penny Dreadful. And it has a really spectacular cast of actors–Eva Green, Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton, and even the relatively less known names have done very well–and great production value and set direction…but somehow it just seems to lack the magic stuff.

But a bit of background: the show is named Penny Dreadful after really cheap, mass-produced fictional serials of the 1800s, often written about extraordinary subject matter intended to elicit illicit (ha) thrills. Wiki summarizes them as such:
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Jun 23, 2015

The Transformation has Begun…

Now I’m starting to catch myself using mac shortcuts on PCs and wondering why the copy and paste didn’t go through. Ahhhhh! I don’t want to have computer Stockholm Syndrome!

Apr 15, 2015

Bedding Color Schemes

I’m ashamed to say I spent an ungodly amount of time today contemplating and researching bedding color schemes. I’ve had the same set for a few years–the Ikea showroom scheme, rather inspired for them actually! as shown in the following pic:

kvist sheet set

ikea showroom sheet combo

But a couple weeks ago, I bought a new duvet cover from Society 6. Yet it was wrong with the gray sheets! ALL WRONG! So i saw what I had to do. More details…

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