June 6th, 2010

bookgasm

The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms, NK Jemisin, and some things

Thing #1: Vincent and the Doctor broke my fucking heart. God, what a fabulous episode. This is why I love Doctor Who.

Copperbadge has a wonderful essay on why the portrayal of depression in this episode works. He said everything I could have but much more eloquently here. Read the comments, too.

*sobs a bit more*

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Thing #2: Jim Hines is my hero, for numerous reasons. This is the most recent one.

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Arizona's latest fuckery has me pissed. So, in order to do my bit against such shenanigans, I shall write you a review of a most excellent book with a heroine who is not a pasty white girl such as myself, but is in fact dark-skinned.

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