Watching: The Harley Quinn Show: Season 1

I watched The Harley Quinn Show season 1 a while back and enjoyed the hell out of it. It’s fun and dark, but also a bit crazy in a good way. I adored every moment of watching it!

The trailer for your viewing pleasure:

https://youtu.be/mT7A5-oxR3o

What I love most about The Harley Quinn show is that even with the bit of gore that it has it has this humor that is based in very mundane day to day things. Harley and Ivy argue over stupid little things about living together while beating the hell out of people. The contrast along with the gorgeous art made me smile the whole way through!

What I’ve enjoyed so much about the show is that it’s really about Harley getting over a sucky relationship with The Joker who doesn’t care about her or her well-being whatsoever. Harley had been drawn to him again and again and it’s only when she realizes that she’s the one who created herself and gets to create herself everyday that she sets herself free. It’s this awesome storyline that follows the entire season. She learns to build her own friendships and her own unique empire and strength and it’s amazing! It was super awesome!

I’m so in love with this Walt little family that works together to help Harley claim her personal power. I felt so strong and joyful watching it. I just remember how happy it made me with every episode. I highly recommend it!

I also greatly loved Kite Man. He has this humor and sense of clumsiness that made me laugh every moment he was on screen. He was hilarious. I think this photo alone tells you all you need to know about him.

All in all, I love this show. It was a delight to watch and raised my mood immensely. It’s one of those things that I feel I’ll love to go back and watch just to feel good. It’s so great!

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Watching: Good Omens Season 1

I had heard some great things about this show before getting the chance to watch it. I am so happy that I got the chance! It’s hilarious and witty in such an awesome way. It discusses religion in a way that is flamboyant and fun, I really enjoyed it!

The relationship between this angel and demon is so fun to watch. They play off each other so well and it’s beautiful really. My favorite part of the entire series was their relationship dynamic. Especially, the episode where they go through and talk about their friendship throughout the centuries and it was incredibly hilarious.

This is one of those shows that I could watch again and again. As per usual, I put on the first episode once more while writing this and I find it to be the most entertaining ways to write this post.

What I really love about the show is all the stylistic choices. Such as making the demons and angels so on the nose and slightly too literal to take them seriously.

I mean beelzebub has flies constantly around her and Crowley’s eyes are reptilian. On top of that the simplicity of all angels being represented in white and all demons in black add to how the show takes itself seriously enough to keep you continuously engaged, but in a way that isn’t serious at all and it adds to the hilarity.

What is also interesting is that both the angels and the demons seem to want to bring about the end of the world. You would think the angels would want to hold off as much as possible, but no, they seem to want to fight as badly as the demons do.

In the first episode Crowley becomes a Nanny:

This section is one of the reasons I could watch this show again and again. Especially, when he sings a lullaby to the kid about death and destruction and it’s so odd yet perfect that I can’t get it out of my head.

Also, Crowley yelling at his plants and threatening them if they don’t grow the way he wants him to. That part put the biggest smile on my face and I couldn’t stop laughing.

I’m not going to go into too much depth about this show because I’d love for everyone to watch it for themselves. It has so much substance to it and more then enough hilarious situations to lift your spirits in the darkest of your moods.

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Watching: Detective Pikachu!

Today was a fun day for me. I got invited to watch Detective Pikachu with two of my coworkers that I’ve become good friends with recently. It was a pleasant surprise for me because ever since I heard Ryan Reynolds was going to play Pikachu in the film I knew I absolutely had to watch it at some point.

This is one of the most beautifully animated films I’ve seen recently, but what I mean by that is that the way they added Pokémon into the physical reality was pretty seamless. Sometimes it’s hard to suspend your disbelief with a film like this, but with detective Pikachu it was a lot easier then you would expect.

I must’ve awwed a thousand times during this film. All the Pokémon were just so adorable! Many of them I knew from my glory days of collecting Pokémon cards obsessively and playing Pokémon on my Nintendo DS what feels like a very long time ago (And lets be real watching Pokémon as a cartoon as a kid was one of my go to jams). I felt like a kid again watching my favorite pet companions come to life before me on screen. The nostalgia of it was one of the best feelings in the world.

Plus, watching the film with friends was one of the biggest bonuses ever. Even if I might’ve decided to pour out some chips at the wrong time and silent laughed my way through a particularly sad scene… But, you all came here to hear about the film and not my somewhat awkward and possibly inappropriate antics that transpired during said film.

Anyway, I loved this movie. It was sweet, lighthearted, and with a believable storyline. The action parts were incredible to watch. The animation was so well done it made my jaw drop at times. My only issue comes with the actual ending and I can’t really talk about it without spoiling the whole thing so I’m not going to.

Honestly, I just wanna share some photos of Pokémon I loved just in appreciation for how well they animated everything:

Pikachu of course was adorable and I wanted to hug him every 5 seconds and was increasingly sad and irritated to know that that would be impossible.

Honestly, if the Mime was real this would be what he’d look like. Plus, the way they animated his movement and used his powers in his scene was so well done and it came out with a wonderful humorous flare. I loved it.

In motion the squirtles were some of the most adorable creatures ever. A photo doesn’t capture it in quite the right way.

Jigglypuff looks utterly adorable here and I will forever love her for the rest of my life!

As this snubull shows, I feel like realistic fur is one of the films biggest strong suits.

Then there is lickitung the one Pokémon that managed to gross me out, but also I still had appreciation for the animation.

Other then the amazingness of the animation and the wonderful nostalgia I had watching the film everything else I loved feels like a spoiler and I really want as many of you to watch this movie for yourselves. So I’m going to leave this here.

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Watching: Incredibles 2

I have to admit I’ve been a little lazy lately. Getting up late. Watching whatever I feel like watching. Going to work and coming back to watch something else I feel like watching. But, today is the last of that. Or at least I’m going to be awake long enough to complete my daily goals. We’ll see how long that lasts.

But, this post isn’t about that. It’s about a little movie called ‘Incredibles 2’ and how I feel so proud to finally have watched it.

I watched this movie out of pure nostalgia. I loved it. I enjoyed that it took place right after the original film and that it had so many nods to the original film.

Most of all, I loved the pure excitement I felt when Edna came on screen.

Just look at Edna. She’s amazing. I never fully encompassed why, but I always loved her. Her character always made me laugh, but at the same time I always felt this immense respect for her. She is a boss lady. No doubt about that. I love that even when Mr. Incredible in the room she still holds the power even when it looks like Mr. Incredible could crush her in 2 seconds, it’s Edna who holds the real power. I love that. So, I’m not ashamed of saying that her part is my favorite of the movie. Although, there is a lot that could be said for the rest of it.

Incredibles has always been known for the family aspect. Everyone coming together to fight crime. In this movie I loved that a lot of the most pressing issues didn’t even feel like they were coming from the villain threats, but just Mr. Incredible dealing with how to be a parent. Not only that, but how to be a parent to kids with powers. Which has to be 1000% harder. I loved seeing him get frustrated. I loved the realness of those emotions. Love isn’t easy, but you do your best everyday, because at the end of the day that feeling when you look at your partner, friend, or family member in the eye it’s all worth it. I loved that this movie showcased that.

I also have to say that Jack Jack was MVP.

Just look at him. He was a full on terror. However, some of my other favorite parts were Mr. Incredible dealing with Jack Jack. I would not be able to deal with this little one. He’s a lot to handle, but I love him just the same. If I wasn’t afraid he was going to burn me alive I would definitely give this little one a big hug.

If you haven’t already. Go and see Incredibles 2. Especially if you grew up watching Incredibles like I did. It’s wholly worth the experience even just for the nostalgia.

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Binge Watching: Baby Daddy

In an attempt to find a wholesome and happy show to lift my spirits I stumbled across a show called Baby Daddy. It is funny, cute, and heartwarming. It’s exactly what I needed.

I’m on season 2 episode 4 and with every episode I feel everything in me feel a little bit lighter. This show is such a treat to enjoy.

I think my favorite part of the show is that Ben and his roommates are very typical guys. Sports loving, girl chasing, sometimes super idiot guys, but at the end of the day, they all love the unexpected little girl that came from Ben having a little too much fun. They would do anything for their little girl. Anything. It’s beautiful to watch.

Another thing I love about the show is the cute love triangle between Riley and the two brothers Ben and Danny. Personally, I’m rooting for Danny and Riley, even if Danny’s skull is sometimes too thick for him to realize that he could have had Riley a long time ago if he wasn’t always going out with so many different women, but I digress. I just love his love for her and damn it I want to see a good thing thrive. Riley has a crush on Ben, but honestly, I really don’t like them together that much. I love the dynamic between Riley and Danny. I want to see sparks fly between them.

Then there is Tucker. I love Tuker. Though may he RIP the day he meets the wrong girl who gets him in his place for thinking that he is God’s gift to women. (Actually, all three guys semi have this very irritating little quality and I’m glad Riley is there to keep them in check.) Tucker always gets himself into odd and funny situations. He’s always fun to watch.

Ben and Danny’s mother makes a reoccurring appearance that adds chaos into the mix in a really fun way. I really enjoy her role in the story. She is crazy, yet she really does love her boys. She always had to take some sort of stab at Riley though.

Then there is Emma the little girl everyone loves. Emma is the real star. The reason everything has changed for every member of this odd little family. She is adorable.

This show for me somehow has given me a little piece of hope. That one day everything I hope for will work out. That I’ll find my happiness. That I’ll find a love that makes me smile everyday. That the journey will be bright. Something about the light and fun of this show gives me real hope. I needed that.

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Watching Jeepers Creepers 1 & 2 : A New Halloween Favorite!

Jeepers Creepers. A name that doesn’t take itself seriously. Fitting for a monster that doesn’t take itself seriously. Yet, somehow, it was incredibly terrifying.

Jeepers Creepers:

The first movie was AMAZING! I loved it. It was funny. It was terrifying. Yet I found myself laughing at the most inappropriate of times. The monster is unlike any other I’ve ever seen created and he disturbed me. At first, I thought it was just this crazy car coming after this idiot of a brother and his sister who had a much better head on her shoulders. God, the decisions they made.. especially the brother.. made me roll my eyes. I was yelling at the tv and it was so much fun to talk with my sister watching and pick apart the things that they were doing. I don’t know what to call the monster in this film, but my God did it twist at my insides.

Just look how they designed this guy! Super creepy. I loved how he starts off looking like a man and slowly devolves to look more and more gross. The idea of him this creature that comes to feed for 23 days every 23rd spring. In some ways he’s part scarecrow part Dracula part demon. The way he picks his victims is the most spin-chilling of all. Sniffing them out to see if he wants to eat and have their parts for his own.

I loved the way they used the song in the first film. It is such a fun and cute song. Yet, I will never be able to hear that song the same again. It is now the definition of what halloween is to me. Deception, horror, fear, glamour, and the seduction to do the things that live in your darkest nightmares.

The first movie really pulls you in. It takes a while for things to fall into place and yet the pacing of it and how it makes you feel afraid is very simple. That’s something I really appreciate.

Jeepers Creepers 2:

The sequel was not as good as the first one, but it still had some of the elements that made the first movie great. The sequel tried to get more exciting about the way it showcased the horror elements. I still really enjoyed it.

This time it follows this huge group of high school kids on their way somewhere on the bus. They undergo the terror that is the Jeepers Creepers monster and things do not go well for them. There was still the funny elements. This monster plays with his food. He is one of the most sadistic and sick monsters I’ve ever seen on screen.

The one thing I enjoy about both movies is that the girls always have a much better handle on the situation then the boys. Honestly, my favorite scenes are the ones where a girl attacks that monster and it is so badass. In a world where girls are just beauty props in horror movies in this movie they are heroes and I really adore it.

I think the few things that were missing in the second movie that the first had really well was first of all the song, the second movie doesn’t play the song, the second thing being a story arc that isn’t just one main story, the third the sense of mystery that the first movie has.

However, there were some really great one-liners and enjoyable scenes in the second movie that made it stand on its own. It was fun to watch and I think that’s the most important thing.

In General:

The Jeepers Creepers movies are now a new horror favorite for me. They aren’t the poster child’s of amazing film, but they are really fun and genuinely scary to watch. There is a third movie that came out in 2017 that I hope to watch at some point. The original’s came out in 2001 and 2003. I expect that the way they decide to tell the third installment will have evolved quite a bit so I’m excited to see what they do with it. I love it when horror can make me equally afraid and grossed out, but also makes me laugh. These films are really fantastic to watch for general horror lovers and Halloween film searchers alike. This was an overall great experience.

I can’t end this with out leaving you all with the song that made the first film great:

https://youtu.be/1Obv-a0M7F4

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My Relationship With Writing 


Dear Writing…. 

It’s complicated. Seriously, it’s not you it’s all me, well maybe it’s you too. I love you a lot, but most of the time I’m like a dog who sees a squirrel and I just never make time for you. 

I’m a distracted sort of gal. All I want at the end of the day is to sit and watch some YouTube. I have an addiction and this addiction has made our relationship difficult. I’m sorry writing, I really am. 

You know when we are good we are really good but a lot of the time… (there’s that squirrel again blasted tweet notification). I don’t think I could ever break up with you writing, but we’ve been distant lately and that’s been hard on the both of us. We both need to work together and change. Baby steps you know? How about we start by you giving me ideas at a normal time of the day when I can write ( 1 am. Or when I’m at work is not ok writing ) and I… I will promise to actually write sometimes writing. I know you get excited and you just want me to be inspired 24/7, but you… well…. you just have bad timing writing I’m sorry. 

Another thing I’m sorry about… procrastinating. You have given me so many ideas for amazing books to write writing and I just take you for granted by not completing them. Every chapter written is like exercising writing and you know I tend to run out of stamina pretty fast. 

However, writing I just want you to know.. I love you. I won’t give up on you. I know you won’t ever give up on me. So let’s start working together. You know that WIP… yes that one.. work with me on that. Let’s complete it together! Let me be endlessly distracted by you instead of my Instagram feed. Speak lyrics into my mind and let’s do this thing! Shall We?!
EXTRA:

A typical conversation with writing:

(No no I’m not giving up Markiplier we talked about this. ***but you watch him for hours*** He makes me happy though. ***I thought I made you happy*** you do… no don’t cry.. you really do *** So say goodb…. (Writing was silenced that day and the writer watched hours of internet videos from the intended represion.. nothing got done that day… nothing) 

Thanks for reading! I hope you enjoyed this post. I hope it made you laugh. This was truly all in an effort to get me to want to write more and hopefully in a little bit I hope I will have written something. 

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