Lisa’s Week In Review: 6/18/18 — 6/24/18


Another brutally hot week comes to a close!

I ended up taking a break from twitter this week.  That’s something I do whenever people start to get on my nerves.  On Wednesday, at 5, I announced that I would return in 24 hours and then I stayed away until Friday.  Those 24 hours easily became 48.  And while it may not have made people any more civil, being away from all of that negative crap certainly did me a world of good!

We’re almost halfway through 2018.  I may be alone in this but, with the exception of that month when I was battling the world’s worst allergies, my year’s been pretty good so far.  Let’s hope that trend continues.

Movies I Watched:

  1. Against All Odds (1984)
  2. Annihilation (2018)
  3. Battle For The Planet of the Apes (1973)
  4. Beneath the Planet of the Apes (1970)
  5. Courageous (2011)
  6. Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972)
  7. Dangerous Seduction (2018)
  8. The Day The Fish Came Out (1967)
  9. Deceiver (1997)
  10. Did I Kill My Mother? (2018)
  11. Escape From The Planet of the Apes (1971)
  12. Gimme Shelter (1970)
  13. I Killed My BFF: The Preacher’s Daughter (2018)
  14. Lethal Admirer (2018)
  15. Liquid Sky (1982)
  16. Night Watch (1973)
  17. Planet of the Apes (1968)
  18. Prescription For Danger (2018)
  19. Punchline (1988)
  20. Tracks (1976)
  21. Unforgettable (1996)
  22. A Wrinkle In Time (2018)
  23. The Wrong Daughter (2018)
  24. Zydereen on Neptune (1955)

Television Shows I Watched:

  1. Alias Grace
  2. The Bachelorette
  3. Degrassi
  4. GLOW
  5. Gordon Ramsay’s 24 Hours To Hell and Back
  6. It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia
  7. King of the Hill
  8. Masterchef
  9. The Portrait
  10. The Proposal
  11. Saved By The Bell — The Jessie’s Song episode!
  12. We Speak Dance
  13. Westworld

Books I Read:

  1. Colonel Sun (1968) by Kingsley Amis
  2. Dewey: The Small Town Library Cat Who Touched The World (2008) by Vicki Myron with Bret Witter
  3. The PGA Tour: A Look Behind The Scenes (2003) by Dick Durrance II
  4. To Catch A Cat (2000) by Marian Babson
  5. Wicked Abyss (2017) by Kresley Cole

Music To Which I Listened

  1. Ali Tamposi
  2. Avicii
  3. Bloc Party
  4. Britney Spears
  5. Calvin Harris
  6. Cedric Gervais
  7. The Chemical Brothers
  8. Die Antwoord
  9. DJ Snake
  10. Drake
  11. George Maple
  12. Howard Jones
  13. Jakalope
  14. Jake Bugg
  15. Kedr Livanskiy
  16. Mick Jagger
  17. Panic! at the Disco
  18. Phil Collins
  19. The Rolling Stones
  20. R3HAB
  21. Skrillex
  22. Swedish House Mafia
  23. Taylor Swift
  24. Underworld

Links From Last Week

  1. On Sleeping Lisa, I shared a dream about the Alamo Drafthouse!
  2. On SyFy Designs, I both paid tribute to Koko the Gorilla and wrote about my latest twitter break.
  3. On her photography site, Erin shared a picture of the sun shining in!
  4. Have you ever wanted a Pennywise key chain?  Read out about them on Horrorpedia!
  5. From John Coyote: Big Sur Meditation!
  6. From John Rieber: Is This The WORST Song Of All Time? “Baby, I’m-A Not Kidding”! Toast This Stale Bread!

Links From The Site

  1. Erin presented even more covers from Paul Rader!
  2. Gary reviews Boys’ Night Out, Libeled Lady, Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Sex But We’re Afraid To Ask, and Noir!  He also paid tribute to Maria Rohm!
  3. Ryan reviewed Land of the Sons and Solo! He also shared his week reading round-up!
  4. I wished the great Daria Nicolodi a happy birthday!

Want to see what I did last week?  Click here!

3 responses to “Lisa’s Week In Review: 6/18/18 — 6/24/18

    • It was an interesting read and I’m going to write a full review at some point soon. It was definitely a return to the grim and violent Bond on Fleming’s early novels. Colonel Sun was a good villain but I think Amis took the story so far that it was hard to imagine Bond going back to being the Bond that we all knew before M got kidnapped.

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