Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Episode 9 - Show Notes

Episode 9 - Cosplay and WTF Marvel

Today's segments include: What's on my Needles, Pretty, Craftiness/Geekery, Pull List, and What am I Drinking?

What's on my Needles
Seaglass Shell by Daniella Nii - knit in Elsebeth Lavold Silky Wool in oatmeal
All Hail the Mighty Glow Cloud Birthday Socks - a basic 64 stitch vanilla sock knit in Gnome Acres House Gnome in the Glow Cloud color way

Jaggerspun Zephyr Lace in Charcoal
A Hundred Ravens Iachos sock yarn in Bearded Iris, but we'll be calling them Joker (she also has an Etsy shop)

Boston Comic Con was awesome!!  Saturday I cosplayed for the first time.  I went as Ant Lucia's Bombshell Black Canary.

We went to the BatPanel with Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo and Scott Snyder's Q&A.  We tried to go to the Torchwood Reunion panel with John Barrowman and Eve Myles, but it was crazy packed and we couldn't get in. 
I met Gail Simone and Babs Tarr!!

Go see Guardians of the Galaxy!!  Outlander has started!!  And so has Doctor Who!!
Lots of exclamation points!!

Begin Rant Here:
Spider-Woman's butt!!  Yay-Female led books! Boo-horrible variant covers drawn by erotica artists!

Summer Reading List
Avengers Assemble by Kelly Sue DeConnick
The Death of Oracle by Gail Simone

Pull List
Past few week:
Grayson  #2
Batgirl #34
Birds of Prey #34 (final issue)
Batman #34
Captain Marvel #6
Last Week:
Sensational Comics featuring Wonder Woman #1
Supreme Blue Rose #2
The Wicked and The Divine #3
Next Week:
C.O.W.L. #4

What am I Drinking?
Dunkin Donuts Pumpkin Spiced Iced Coffee

With a special shout-out from Gail Simone!!!

Friday, August 1, 2014

Episode 8 - Show Notes

Episode 8 - Comic Con Ramblings

Today's segments include: Finished Objects, What's on My Needles, New to the Queue, Craftiness, Geekery, Summer Reading List, and What am I Drinking?

Finished Objects
Stripe Study Shawl by Veera Valimaki - knit in Fleece Artist Cashlana in the Ocean colorway and Dream in Color Smooshy in the Deep Seaflower colorway

What's on my Needles
Seaglass Shell by  - knit in Elsebeth Lavold Silky Wool in oatmeal
All Hail the Mighty Glow Cloud Birthday Socks - a basic 64 stitch vanilla sock knit in Gnome Acres House Gnome in te Glow Cloud colorway

New to the Queue
Sweet Hexagon Cowl by Mercedes Tarasovich-Clark
Claire's Cowl by Brenda Lee
Lacy Tunic by Beautia Dew

Cosplay!!! I've been working on my DC Bombshell Black Canary for Boston Comic Con!!!  I got an amazing blonde wig from Epic Cosplay!!

I've been watching tons of panels from SDCC that are all available on YouTube.
A picture of Wonder Woman's costume has been released.
Lucy Lawless is going to be on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Marvel is doing some new Star Wars comics, including a Princess Leia one
Official Constantine trailer came out.
Outlander trailer!!
Ollie and Felicity are going on a date this season on Arrow!!  And we're getting more of Felicity's back story.

I also saw Lucy and really enjoyed it, but it wasn't what I thought I was going to see.

Summer Reading List
The Book of Life by Deborah Harkness, the third book sin the All Souls Trilogy
I made a big dent in my backlog of comics, including some Avengers, Captain Marvel, etc.
Of Like Mind through Pitch Perfect of Gail Simone's run of Birds of Prey
The Thrilling Aventure Hour graphic novel

Pull List
Past couple of weeks:
Batman #33
Batgirl #33
Grayson #1
Trees #3
The Wicked and the Divine #2
This Week:
Hawkeye #19
C.O.W.L. #3
Next Week:
Grayson #2

What am I Drinking?
Three Buck Chuck - Charles Shaw Shiraz from Trader Joes