Have you ever wished that you could enjoy some tasty cookies and pay homage to your favorite Japanese street racing anime, all at the same time? Someone in Japan must have decided that this market exists, because Initial D cookies are a thing and they’re everything we dreamed of and more—except for the cookie part.
The next season of Game of Thrones is looking more like a movie franchise than a season of television. With fewer episodes and longer runtimes, including a record 81-minute season finale, it promises to be a groundbreaking cinematic experience on the small screen. If you want proof, all you have to do is watch this…
the early years:
camelot movie soundtrack (1967)
my mom played this record for me while I dozed in my baby swing.
elvis- teddy bear
elvis was my great grandmother's favorite singer. she listened to him all the time when she babysat me as an infant & young child.
the beach boys-god only knows
the beach boys remind me of summers spent in florida.
ladysmith black mambazo-awimbawe (the lion sleeps tonight)
family sing alongs.
ladysmith black mambazo-rain, rain, beautiful rain
my mom played this on road trips.
david bowie is one of my mom's favorite musicians & she played him a lot for us.
prince-when doves cry
another one of my mom's favorites.
eric carmen-make me lose control
this is a song my sister & I both loved and sang along to in the car.
new kids on the block-you got it (the right stuff)
this was my first favorite musical group that was all my own. I was 9.
c+c music factory-gonna make you sweat (everybody dance now)
I had the cassette tape & played it constantly on my boombox. and danced!
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I've been trying to dig my way out of this art block, which lead to doodling, which lead to whatever these are.
While trying to color these, I have since learned that my white ink pad and white gel pen have dried out and that my markers are on their way out as well. Prismacolors, unfortunately, are not refillable like copics, but they can be reconstituted with rubbing alcohol, but that only goes so far and I will, at some point, have to replace several hundred dollars worth of markers.
Tonight, Doctor Who made the Cybermen great again, after years of not knowing what to do with the show’s perennial runners-up in the “best monster” rankings. But it also delivered a dread-laden build-ups to one of the all-time great cliffhangers in the show’s history: one we have to talk about right now.