I am giving you NO options this week! It’s my way or the highway! Because I am planning ahead and since my housemates both got sick in turn, and now I have a scratchy throat, I am anticipating sickness.Continue reading
Monthly Archives: March 2022
’83 Review: Perfect Fan Cosplay of Every ’83 World Cup Cricket Match
I did it! I watched ’83! And I spent the whole time feeling like they are expecting me to have WAY more knowledge of Cricket than I actually have. Also, interest in.Continue reading
Wednesday Watching Post: What Are You Reading and Watching and Thinking and Listening to The Last Week of March?
Happy Wednesday! Albie Dog is sleeping next to me and I am listening to the cats scratch the wall above me. That is, I hope I’m listening to that. If not, I’m listening to a creepy ghost trying to scratch free of the wall.Continue reading
Bridgerton Discussion Space: Not My Thing, But Still Worth Talking About!
I did it! I skipped around and read recaps and went into another room to do dishes and answered work emails and more or less watched the whole season. And now I am ready to talk.Continue reading
RRR Review (SPOILERS): A Happy Little Slice of Fictional History!
What a delightful movie this is! I am so excited to force all my friends to go see it with me! It’s totally ridiculous and happy and silly and entertaining.Continue reading
Shahrukh Spring: Harry Photo Brackets Round 2! Last Round, ALMOST ALL TIES! Try To Do Better This Time
Such an important competition. Thank you all for your votes, and your patience as I pulled together round 2. And yes, we have ties.Continue reading
RRR Review (No Spoilers): Do You Like Homoeroticism, Bad Period Costumes, and CGI Tigers? THIS IS THE MOVIE FOR YOU!!!!
OMG, this is such a FUN movie! You know? Like, it’s just fun to watch! No stress, no hangups, pure joy. Even ends with an end credits song literally saying that, all about returning to dance and song and joy. You should 100% watch it and NOT read the SPOILERS review until you do. Or do read it, it’s also a movie where 99% of the joy is in the spectacle, not the plot.Continue reading
Monday Morning Questions: What Do You Want to Ask Me While I Take a Day Off?
Happy Monday! You know the beauty of the 3 day weekend? It’s not the 3rd day, it’s the first and second days knowing that you have extra time. Anyway, this is my 3rd day, and I am going to go off and do things so I don’t worry about going back to work tomorrow.Continue reading
Silly Sunday: Great Real Surprising Romance From a Stalker Podcast! Totally Upends Sexual/Gender Norms, I want the MOVIE!
Did not expect to have a Silly Sunday idea from a creepy stalker/internet troll podcast. But then there was a surprising little sweet romance in the middle of it!Continue reading
Important Discussion Post! Are These Shahrukh’s Real Abs?
Thank you Maria Gil for putting your finger on the EXACT issue we should be discussing!!!! And I think this is the proper forum, and the proper group of experts to determine an answer.Continue reading
Thinky Post: Why Do We Hide the Names of Abuse Survivors, is It Related to “Sharam”?
Oh boy, a Patriarchy Post! And one that I don’t really have an answer for, that’s why it is a “thinky” post.Continue reading
Saturday Small Talk: Chat Away While I Have ADVENTURES!!!!
Happy Saturday! I should be cleaning the house and organizing the basement storage unit and generally being a good person. But instead I am going to have ADVENTURES! I have shoes to pick up at a super far outlet store, and I have a massage scheduled, and I need to do recycling. A Grand Day Out.Continue reading
WatchAlong: Either Monday, or We Just Skip This Week
I actually have a random 3 day vacation this week. Well, not random, I’ve been working a lot of extra hours to cover for co-workers so I am taking a day to make-up. Anyway, I think I am going to take a weekend to just have a break and breath, and move watchalong to Monday. Or not, if no one is free.Continue reading
Saturday WatchAlong: Should We Watch Sanak? Or Something Rani? Or Emraan-y?
My office is short staffed this week, so I’ve been a bit work-swamped. Especially since I had to take 2 and a half hours off yesterday for stupid Albie Dog’s vet visit to confirm he just had an upset tummy. Anyway, sorry! This is super last minute! And it has to be Saturday or Sunday or something, because I’m working late Friday.Continue reading
Wednesday Watching Post: What Are You Watching and Reading and Thinking and Listening to on Kangana’s Birthday?
Happy Wednesday! Ugh, Albie dog kept me up all night, and now it is still so gloomy and rainy that it’s like the sun never rose. And it’s Kangana’s birthday, everything bad at once. Oh well, the good news is that tomorrow will be better!Continue reading
Discussion Post: Big Questions to Give Personal Opinions On!
Should that be “on which to give personal opinions”? Anyway, it’s rainy and gloomy in Chicago today, and will stay gloomy for several more days, so I thought it would be a good time for us all to get to know each other better 🙂Continue reading
Shahrukh Spring: And the Winner is…..HARRY!!!! Of Course, To Celebrate, Bonus Brackets!
This may just continue morphing into new competitions and new serieses until spring is over and summer is here. Wouldn’t that be nice?Continue reading
Monday Morning Questions: What do you want to ask me on Rani’s Birthday???
Happy Monday!!! And Happy Rani Day!!! I am sitting in my lovely sunroom thinking that it is really too sunny. It might be time to consider blinds.Continue reading
DCIB Book Club: Why I Don’t Feel Like Re-Reading “The Viscount Who Loved Me”
Weird book club post, a post about a book you may be reading but I don’t want to re-read and why I don’t want to re-read it.Continue reading
Baby Post! Can We Come Up With Morning Dance Party Songs For Every Day of the Week? Also, Can You Help Me Solve a Dog/Baby Mystery?
Saira, Filmikudhi, and Eva all got new babies this year! So exciting. And of course, I still have Albie Dog, who has many similarities with babies. Anyway, post for all the baby people out there.Continue reading
Saturday Small Talk: I Saw a Concert, Albie Dog Hates Me, and Heropanti 2 Trailer!
Happy Saturday! I am having a PJ day, assisted by curbside pick up and sweatpants that fit over PJs. But that’s no reason y’all can’t talk.Continue reading
I Saw Kanika Kapoor and Guru Randhawa in Concert! And I Learned 3 Things
My goodness that was a late night! The concert started late (shocker), and then ended around 11pm. I was giving my friend a ride home so I didn’t get home myself until 1am. And then, and the Upstairs People are very proud of me for this because it is so indulgent and youthful, I ordered White Castle at 1am because I was STARVING. And then I went to sleep and then I woke up and then I went to sleep again, and now here we are.Continue reading
Friday WatchAlong: Suhaag (1979)! For Shashi! 3pm Chicago Time
Happy Shashi Day! I am supposed to be off work early on Fridays, but I had to cover for co-workers so I ended up working until just now. I am sooooooooooo happy to be off work and goofing off with y’all instead.Continue reading
Badhai Do Review (SPOILERS): Love in All Colors of the Rainbow
What a lovely movie. Literally lovely, it is full of love. Love of every kind, except the kind we normally see, between a man and a woman.Continue reading
Friday WatchAlong: Suhaag! Tomorrow! 3pm Chicago Time! For Shashi Day!
Tomorrow is Shashi Day!!! So we have to watch a Shashi film, obviously. And Suhaag seems to be the general favorite/easiest to find. In America it’s for rent on youtube, in other places it’s free.Continue reading