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And all the rest: February

Stuff I read or watched but didn’t write about (February 2012). Books A Useful Dog, by Donald McCaig. Movies/TV Space: 1999, season 2 (eps 9-48). Swing Kids. Sarah Connor Chronicles, season 2. QB VII. The American President (1995).

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Podcasts: NPR Most E-Mailed Stories

Podcast: NPR Most E-Mailed Stories. This is a daily compilation of the six most e-mailed stories from NPR programs. They tend to be mostly from Morning Edition and All Things Considered, with a sprinkling of pieces from other NPR shows. Joshua Daniel Franklin runs an unofficial blog that lists and links directly to each day’s … Continue reading »

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And all the rest: January

Stuff I read or watched but didn’t write about (January 2012). Movies/TV Space: 1999, season 1. Space: 1999, season 2 (eps 1-8). The Sarah Connor Chronicles, season 1.

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Podcasts: A Brief History of Mathematics

Podcast: A Brief History of Mathematics. This short podcast series — ten 15-minute episodes — covers some of the people who helped bring math to where it is now, starting with Newton & Leibniz and ending with Nicholas Bourbaki. The series is presented by Professor Marcus du Sautoy and originally aired in 2010 on BBC … Continue reading »

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And all the rest: December

Stuff I read or watched but didn’t write about (December 2011). Movies/TV Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure. Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe. The Dark Knight. The Road. Inglorious Basterds. Tron: Legacy. Mamma Mia. Inspector Lewis, series 3. Spooks, series 4. Little Mosque on the Prairie, series 3. Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. eps. … Continue reading »

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And all the rest: November

Stuff I read or watched but didn’t write about (November 2011). Movies/TV Little Mosque on the Prairie, finished season 2. Spooks, finished season 2. Burn Notice, finished season 4. Law & Order UK, season 2. Inspector Lewis, season 2. Die Hard. Space: 1999, eps 1-6. Spooks, season 3.

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And all the rest: October

Stuff I read or watched but didn’t write about (October 2011). Books Emma, by Kaoru Mori, vol. 2. Emma, by Kaoru Mori, vol. 3. Emma, by Kaoru Mori, vol. 4. Emma, by Kaoru Mori, vol. 5. Movies/TV Burn Notice, season 3 (eps 1-8). Spooks, season 2 (eps 1-7). Eureka, season 3.0. Eureka, season 3.5. Little … Continue reading »

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TTBOOK: Rerun culture. (Oct. 2)

Catching up on podcasts. This morning, I was listening to to the October 2nd To the Best of Our Knowledge (TTBOOK). After the interview with Simon Pegg on growing up as a nerd, I was thinking this would be a good podcast to blog about, seeing as I just read Ready Player One. And what’s … Continue reading »

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And all the rest: August / September

Stuff I read or watched but didn’t write about (Aug/Sept 2011). Books Bitter Angels, by C.L. Anderson. 2009. Ciudad de las Bestias, by Isabel Allende. 2002. (link goes to English translation) Here If You Need Me, by Kate Braestrup. 2007. Movies/TV Warehouse 13, season 1. Eureka, season 1. Warehouse 13, season 2. Burn Notice, season … Continue reading »

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Little Mosque on the Prairie, season 1

Little Mosque on the Prairie, season 1 (2007). Eight episodes. Starring Carlo Rota, Zaib Shaikh, Sitara Hewitt, Debra McGrath, Manoj Sood, Derek McGrath, Neil Crone, Arlene Duncan and Sheila McCarthy. This Canadian sitcom takes place in a prairie town in Saskatchewan. The small Muslim community meets in the new mosque in the parish hall of … Continue reading »

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