Showing posts from May, 2012

Fun With Keywords: Stylish Lonely Boy Anime Edition

Here’s a look at some of the various Google searches people used to find this website over the past few months, courtesy of Google Analytics. (Frankly, it surprises me that anyone is finding this site at all, due to the grievous lack of fresh content around here lately, but that’s neither here nor there.)

stylish lonely boy anime
Yeah, that’s every anime series ever. I just did a Google Image search for “lonely boy anime”, and my laptop almost melted into a puddle from the subsequent megadose of Terminal Emo.

allen too young actress awake
I’d agree. Laura Allen, while no doubt a fine actress, was too young to effectively play Jason Isaac’s grieving wife on Awake. I’ll add that she was poorly directed, too, at least in the early episodes. Everyone’s grief experience is different, but she seemed weirdly blithe and perky as the recently bereaved mom of a teenaged son. Some of that was the point, that she was itching to move on with her life while her husband held onto the past, but it…

“To cut a long story short, I lost my mind.”

(Re: the post title: That’s the only Spandau Ballet song I really love, but it’s a damn good one, and it kind of sums up my attitude these days. Be forewarned, I am in a Mood right now.)

Results won’t be formally announced until next Tuesday, but the finalists in the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award should have received congratulatory phone calls from Amazon on Monday. I did not receive a call.

There are conclusions to be drawn here.