Medical Bullshit on TV (Part 7)

Featuring: Orange is the New Black Season 5 Episode 2 and Episode 13 (No spoilers) There is a HILARIOUS stroke scene. Gunshot wound to the leg. Hours later, the guy suddenly develops slurring of speech, altered consciousness, and speech repetition. Medical personnel dives in and shines a torch into guy’s eyes. “Looks like cerebral ischaemia….

Game Review: The Last of Us — Post-Apocalyptic Feels

Over the past month, I completed two video games: The Last of Us and Nier:Automata. I’ll talk about the latter at a later date, but damn, these are some good games. Main points of this game I’d like to emphasise (TL;DR, basically): – FREAKING motion sickness. What’s with this game?! I can only play 30 mins…

Critique: The Devil’s Music

In return for winning “Ruined Childhoods” contest 2016, VictoriaMoschou wins a critique of each of her entries. The Devil’s Music This one started a bit slower than the others. The first two sections about the singing doesn’t seem to progress the story any: it was rehearsals and yet more rehearsals (which I get, but the story then…

Critique: Children Should Listen

In return for winning “Ruined Childhoods” contest 2016, VictoriaMoschou wins a critique of each of her entries. Children Should Listen I like the start – with a bang. Angry Lucinda, furious the holiday would be ruined, the frightened cook having to redo everything, Penelope being frustrated with Lucy being so unreasonable. It’s a quick way of getting…

Critique: Beauty and the Feast

In return for winning “Ruined Childhoods” contest 2016, VictoriaMoschou wins a critique of each of her entries. Beauty and the Feast I haven’t actually read any fairytale fanfics, so this is a first for me. Having a background in the initial B+B story was helpful. I wonder if it’s beneficial for readers who aren’t as savvy with…

Critique: Something Pumpkin This Way Comes

In return for winning “Ruined Childhoods” contest 2016, VictoriaMoschou wins a critique of each of her entries. Something Pumpkin This Way Comes Great start. Succinct, to the point, grabs attention – the day is special, this is something we should be interested in, and makes me read on. Emilie’s bubbly energy is endearing and her love of…