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December

November

  • Green Card Youth Voices; Various
  • Something in the Water; Catherine Steadman
  • Their Eyes Were Watching God; Zora Neale Hurston
  • Code Name Verity; Elizabeth Wein
  • Next Year In Havana; Chanel Cleeton
  • Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows; Balli Kaur Jaswal

October

  • The Alice Network; Kate Quinn
  • The Hazel Wood; Melissa Albert
  • The Grip of It; Jac Jemc
  • The Shining Girls; Lauren Beukes
  • Final Girls; Riley Sager
  • The Birds; Connor McPherson (play)

September

jan 7 2018 ∞
dec 1 2018 +
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December

  • Smoke Gets in Your Eyes; Caitlin Doughty
  • Parable of the Sower; Octavia E Butler
  • What Happened; Hillary Rodham Clinton

November

  • The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage; Philip Pullman
  • Once Upon a Time in the North; Philip Pullman
  • The Raven King; Maggie Stiefvater
  • Turtles All The Way Down; John Green
  • Call Me By Your Name; André Aciman

October

  • Blue Lily, Lily Blue; Maggie Stiefvater
  • From Here To Eternity; Caitlin Doughty
  • Pet Sematary; Stephen King
  • Broken Monsters; Lauren Beukes

September

jan 19 2017 ∞
dec 23 2017 +

Have/Can Borrow

  • The Brothers Karamazov; Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Library

  • Shadowmarch trilogy; Tad Williams
  • The Conversations: Walter Murch; Michael Ondaatje
  • The Favored Daughter; Fawzia Koofi

Books I want to re-read

  • House of Leaves; Mark Z Danielewski
jul 12 2011 ∞
aug 6 2018 +
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December

  • Brave New World; Aldous Huxley
  • 1984; George Orwell (re-read)

November

  • The Tales of Beedle the Bard; J K Rowling (re-read)
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows; J K Rowling (re-read)
  • Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince; J K Rowling (re-read)
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix; J K Rowling (re-read)
  • Brother; Ania Ahlborn

October

  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire; J K Rowling (re-read)
  • Within These Walls; Ania Ahlborn
  • The Girl on the Train; Paula Hawkins
  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban;...
jan 8 2016 ∞
dec 21 2016 +
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December

  • The Subtle Knife; Philip Pullman (re-read)
  • The Golden Compass; Philip Pullman (re-read)
  • Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness; Susannah Cahalan

November

  • The Sword of Shannara; Terry Brooks

October

  • The Martian; Andy Weir
  • Fangirl; Rainbow Rowell
  • Landline; Rainbow Rowell
  • Attachments; Rainbow Rowell

September

  • Safe From the Sea; Peter Geye
  • One Hundred Years of Solitude; Gabriel García Márquez (re-read)
jan 1 2015 ∞
jan 23 2016 +
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December

  • Amsterdam; Ian McEwan
  • Yes Please; Amy Poehler
  • Dune; Frank Herbert

November

  • Not That Kind of Girl; Lena Dunham
  • The English Patient; Michael Ondaatje (re-read)

October

  • Moby Dick; Herman Melville (re-read)

September

  • American Gods; Neil Gaiman (re-read)
  • The King in Yellow; Robert Chambers

August

  • Half Broke Horses; Jeannette Walls
  • The Maze Runner; James Dashner

July

dec 31 2013 ∞
dec 18 2014 +
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in the theatre

  • The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
  • Catching Fire (x2)
  • Thor: The Dark World
  • World's End
  • Pacific Rim
  • Star Trek Into Darkness
  • Iron Man 3
  • Jurassic Park
  • A Good Day To Die Hard

via friends/netflix

  • The Savages
  • A Late Quartet
  • Warm Bodies
  • The Awakening
  • The Conjuring
  • Much Ado About Nothing (2013)
  • Mama
  • Evil Dead (2013)
  • Carnage
jan 1 2013 ∞
jan 1 2014 +
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in the theatre

  • Les Miserables
  • The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
  • Seven Psychopaths
  • The Dark Knight Rises [x2]
  • Brave
  • The Amazing Spider-Man
  • Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
  • Prometheus
  • The Avengers
  • The Hunger Games

rented/friends

  • Solo Con Tu Pareja
  • The Artist
  • The Raven
  • Silent House
  • Cabaret
  • Salmon Fishing in Yemen
  • Cabin in the Woods
  • Wake Wood
jan 1 2012 ∞
dec 30 2012 +

December

  • A Home at the End of the World; Michael Cunningham
  • Pride and Prejudice and Zombies; Jane Austen & Seth Grahame-Smith

November

  • One Day; David Nicholls
  • Paper Towns; John Green

October

  • Sula; Toni Morrison
  • Certain Women; Madeleine L'Engle
  • Her Fearful Symmetry; Audrey Niffenegger
  • The Forest of Hands and Teeth; Carrie Ryan

September

  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows; JK Rowling (re-read)
  • The Tales of Beedle the Bard; JK Rowling
jan 17 2010 ∞
dec 31 2010 +
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new in theaters

  • Sherlock Holmes
  • Red Cliff
  • Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day
  • Where the Wild Things Are
  • Zombieland
  • 9
  • The Time Traveler's Wife
  • Inglourious Basterds
  • District 9
  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  • The Proposal
  • Transformers 2
  • Drag Me To Hell
  • Terminator Salvation
  • X-Men Origins: Wolverine
  • Star Trek
  • Watchmen
  • Coraline
  • Milk

via Netflix/Friends

jan 3 2009 ∞
dec 31 2009 +
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Upcoming

Past

  • Winnipeg Folk Festival, July 9-12
  • Elvis Costello @ Taste of MN, 4 July
  • Romantica & Kid Dakota @ The Cedar, 21 February
  • The Fray w/ Vedera @ First Avenue, 8 January
jan 3 2009 ∞
jul 18 2009 +
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  • Book of Mormon; Orpheum tour (Nov 11)
  • Twin Cities Horror Festival, 10 shows (Oct 25-28)
  • The Visit; Frank Theatre (Fri Oct 12)
  • Fringe Festival
  • The Lorax; Children's Theatre (Sat Jun 2)
  • White Rabbit Red Rabbit; Phoenix Theatre (Wed Apr 11)
jan 7 2018 ∞
nov 19 2018 +
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  • Waitress; tour at Orpheum (Fri 24 Nov)
  • Crystal; Cirque du Soleil (Sun 12 Nov)
  • Twin Cities Horror Festival, 5 shows (Oct 28-Nov 5)
  • The Weir; Wayward Theatre (Fri Oct 20)
  • In the Treetops; Sandbox (Wed Oct 11)
  • The Minotaur; Theatre Pro Rata (Sat Oct 7)
  • Revolt, She said. Revolt Again; Frank Theatre (Sat Sep 30)
  • PERFECT FRINGE
  • MacBeth; Park Square (Sat Apr 8)
  • Ka; Cirque du Soleil, Las Vegas (Mon Apr 3)
  • April Fools; Four Humors (Sat Apr 1)
  • The Diary of Anne Frank; Park Square (Fri Mar 24)
  • Peter and the Starcatcher; Latte Da (Sun Feb 26)
  • Flower Drum Song; Mu (Sat Feb 11)
  • Big Money; Sandbox (Fri Jan 20)
jan 19 2017 ∞
nov 24 2017 +
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  • 105 Proof; Transatlantic Love Affair (Sun Nov 6)
  • Twin Cities Horror Festival: 10 shows (Oct 27- Nov 5)
  • Bare Bones (Sun Oct 23)
  • The Children; Pillsbury House (Sat Oct 8)
  • The Realistic Joneses; Park Square (Sun Oct 2)
  • 600 Years; Sandbox Theatre (Wed Sep 7)
  • Minnesota Fringe Festival: 26 shows, plus running 11 shows (Aug 4-14)
  • Knight of the Burning Pestle; Theatre Pro Rata (Fri Jun 10)
  • MacBeth; Chameleon (Mon Jun 6)
  • Queens; Sandbox Theatre (Sat May 21)
  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time; Barrymore Theatre, NYC (Sat Mar 12)
  • Sleep No More; Emursive/Punchdrunk, NYC (Fri Mar 11)
jan 8 2016 ∞
nov 12 2016 +
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  • The Snow Queen; Park Square (Thu Dec 3)
  • Theatre of the Tiny Clandestines (Sat Nov 21)
  • Twin Cities Horror Festival: 5 shows (Oct 22- Nov 1)
  • Minnesota Fringe Festival: 24 shows, plus running 11 shows (July 30- Aug 9)
  • The Illusion; Theatre Pro Rata (Wed Jun 10)
  • Five Fifths; Fringe (Mon May 4)
  • The Crucible, Guthrie (Thu Apr 16)
  • April Fools' Show, Four Humors (Fri Apr 10)
  • Woman in Black, Yellow Tree (Fri Mar 6)
  • Marie Jeanne Valet, Sandbox (Tue Feb 17)
jan 1 2015 ∞
dec 4 2015 +
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  • The whale; Walking Shadow (Fri Dec 12)
  • Halloween Extravaganza; Bare Bones (Sun Oct 26)
  • Twin Cities Horror Festival; 6 shows (Oct 23- Nov 3)
  • 1984; Theatre Pro Rata (Fri Oct 17)
  • The Rainmaker; Yellow Tree Theater (Sat Oct 11)
  • Provincetown Tennessee Williams Festival: 2.5 shows (Sept 25- Sept 28)
  • Minnesota Fringe Festival: 22 shows, plus running 11 shows (July 31- Aug 10)
  • Trilogy; reading at Chanhassen (Mon July 21)
  • Silkworms; Theatre Unbound (Sat May 3)
  • Peter Pan; St Catherine's University (Thu Feb 27)
  • Elephant's Graveyard; Theatre Pro Rata (Fri Feb 21)
dec 31 2013 ∞
dec 12 2014 +
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  • Striking 12; BCT (Fri Dec 20)
  • The Sexual Lives of Savages; Walking Shadow (Sat Dec 14)
  • Twin Cities Horror Festival: 5 shows (Nov 4-5)
  • Good Woman of Setzuan, Theatre Pro Rata (Mon Oct 28)
  • Tribes, Guthrie (Tue Oct 22)
  • Theatre of the Tiny Clandestines, Winding Sheet Outfit (Sat Sept 7)
  • Singin' In The Rain, BCT (Sun Sept 1)
  • Minnesota Fringe Festival: 18 shows, plus running 11 shows (Aug 1-11)
  • Clybourne Park, Guthrie (Tue July 16)
  • Urinetown, Jungle (Sun July 7)
  • Emilie, Theatre Pro Rata (Sun June 9)
  • On The Town, BCT (Sat May 18)
  • Five Fifths of the Fringe: Terminator (Mon May 6)
  • Gross Indecencies: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde, Walking Shadow (Fri Apr 12)
jan 1 2013 ∞
dec 21 2013 +
  • Ragtime, Park Square (Fri Feb 3)
  • Dangerous Liaisons, Torch (Sat Feb 4)
  • End of the Rainbow, Guthrie (Sun Feb 5)
  • Mu Daiko, Mu (Fri Feb 10)
  • Ballad of the Pale Fisherman, Transatlantic Love Affair (Sun Feb 12)
  • Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Guthrie (Thu Feb 16)
  • Ideal Husband, Walking Shadow (Sat Feb 18)
  • T-Bone and Weasel, Pro Rata (Sat Mar 3)
  • April Fools Fundraiser, Four Humors (Sun Apr 1)
  • Firsty Thursday, Four Humors (Thu Apr 5)
  • Pippi Longstocking, Children's Theatre (Sat May 26)
  • Compleat Female Stage Beauty, Walking Shadow (Thu May 31)
  • Bombus and Berylline, Four Humors (Thu June 21)
  • 44 Plays For 44 Presidents, Theatre Pro R...
feb 19 2012 ∞
dec 28 2012 +
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in the theatre

  • Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
  • The Thing
  • Ghostbusters
  • Cowboys & Aliens
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II
  • Pirates of the Caribbean 4
  • Super 8
  • Transformers 3
  • True Grit
  • The Fighter
  • The King's Speech
  • Black Swan

via Netflix/friends

  • The Hangover Part 2
  • Kung Fu Panda 2
  • Fright Night
  • Hanna
  • Reincarnation
jan 16 2011 ∞
dec 26 2011 +
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December

  • The Subtle Knife; Philip Pullman (re-read)
  • The Golden Compass; Philip Pullman (re-read)

October

  • Paint It Black; Janet Fitch
  • The Godfather; Mario Puzo (re-read)

September

  • Wicked; Gregory Maguire (re-read)

August

  • The Time Traveler's Wife; Audrey Niffenegger (re-read)

July

  • Savage Love; Dan Savage

June

jan 3 2009 ∞
dec 26 2009 +
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Knitted

  • scarf for Miss Sarah R's son
  • fingerless gloves for Miss Melinda
  • hat & scarf for Brady
  • hat & scarf for Maddie
  • hat for Samuel
  • pink hat for Lucy
  • sparkle scarf for myself
  • scarf for Emily
  • mittens for Lora
  • Jayne hat for Elizabeth
  • Jayne hat for Ed
  • Percy bag for myself
  • Jayne hat for Josh

Sewn

  • Claire Redfield costume (for Bethany)
  • reconstructed robe for Ravenclaw costume
  • skirt for Elphaba costume
  • Jill Valentine costume
  • green/yellow skirt for myself
jan 7 2009 ∞
jan 1 2012 +
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in theater

  • Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
  • Avengers: Infinity War
  • Pacific Rim: Uprising
  • Black Panther
  • The Shape of Water

at home

  • Austenland
  • Persuasion
  • Project Eden
  • Intruders
  • The Open House
  • Carriers
  • The Monster
  • It Comes At Night
  • Hold the Dark
  • The Lodgers
  • The Wailing
  • Dig Two Graves
jan 7 2018 ∞
nov 29 2018 +
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in theater

  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  • Ladybird
  • The Disaster Artist
  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • Thor: Ragnarok
  • Bladerunner 2049
  • IT (2017)
  • Dunkirk
  • Wonder Woman
  • Logan
  • La La Land

at home

  • Okja
  • The Hateful Eight
  • 1922
  • The Babysitter
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Bethany
jan 19 2017 ∞
dec 23 2017 +
  • 12 years a slave
  • la vie en rose
  • anatema
  • frost/nixon
  • temple grandin
  • man who knew too much
  • 39 steps
  • topaz
  • it happened one night
  • who's afraid of virginia woolf
  • rebel without a cause
  • five year engagement
  • the tempest
  • the sessions
  • silent hill: revelation
  • hemingway and gellhorn
  • perks of being a wallflower
  • attack the block
  • anchorman
  • amour
  • monuments men
feb 18 2016 ∞
aug 25 2018 +
  • 1.CITIZEN KANE (1941)
  • 2. CASABLANCA (1942)
  • 3. GODFATHER, THE (1972)
  • 4. GONE WITH THE WIND (1939)
  • 5. LAWRENCE OF ARABIA (1962)
  • 6. WIZARD OF OZ, THE (1939)
  • 7. GRADUATE, THE (1967)
  • 8. ON THE WATERFRONT (1954)
  • 9. SCHINDLER'S LIST (1993)
  • 10. SINGIN' IN THE RAIN (1952)
  • 11. IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE (1946)
  • 12. SUNSET BOULEVARD (1950)
  • 13. BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI, THE (1957)
  • 14. SOME LIKE IT HOT (1959)
  • 15. STAR WARS (1977)
  • 16. ALL ABOUT EVE (1950)
  • 17. AFRICAN QUEEN, THE (1951)
  • 18. PSYCHO (1960)
  • 19. CHINATOWN (1974)
  • 20. ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST (1975)
may 2 2015 ∞
dec 9 2015 +
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in theater

  • Star Wars: Rogue One
  • Allegiance (broadway)
  • Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
  • Arrival
  • Ghostbusters (2016)
  • Independence Day: Resurgence
  • The Lobster
  • Captain America: Civil War
  • Zootopia
  • The Jungle Book (2016)
  • Deadpool

at home

  • Backtrack
  • Hell or High Water
  • Paddington
  • Green Room
  • The Big Short
  • Big Eyes
  • The Little Prince
jan 8 2016 ∞
dec 18 2016 +
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in theater

  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2
  • Crimson Peak
  • The End of the Tour
  • Terminator: Genysis
  • Jaws
  • Jurassic World
  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Avengers: Age of Ultron
  • Ex Machina

via Netflix/friends

  • Miss Julie
  • Shane
  • The Retrieval
  • Short Term 12
  • Seeking a Friend for the End of the World
  • Life Partners
  • Housebound
jan 1 2015 ∞
dec 23 2015 +
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in the theater

  • The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies
  • Mockingjay Part 1
  • Interstellar
  • Box Trolls
  • How to Train Your Dragon 2
  • Birdman
  • A Most Wanted Man
  • Guardians of the Galaxy
  • The Edge of Tomorrow
  • X-Men: Days of Future Past
  • Captain America: Winter Soldier

via Netflix/friends

  • Open Grave
  • Grace is Gone
  • The Fault in our Stars
  • Only Lovers Left Alive
  • Oculus
  • Ikiru
  • The Immigrant
dec 31 2013 ∞
dec 21 2014 +
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December

  • Hyperbole and a Half; Allie Brosh
  • The Hobbit; JRR Tolkien (re-read)
  • The Glass Castle; Jeannette Walls
  • A Room of One's Own; Virginia Woolf
  • The War of the Flowers; Tad Williams

November

  • Emma; Jane Austen
  • A Lovely Sunday For Creve Coeur; Tennessee Williams (play)
  • Labor Day; Joyce Maynard
  • Horse of Leaves; Bethany Frenette
  • The Scarlet Letter; Nathaniel Hawthorne

October

  • Giants in the Earth; Ole E Rølvaag
  • Golden Boy; Clifford Odets (play)
  • Rocket to the Moon; Clifford Odets (play)
  • Remember Me; Christopher Pike
jan 1 2013 ∞
dec 31 2013 +
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December

  • The Age of Miracles; Karen Thompson Walker
  • The Great Gatsby; F Scott Fitzgerald
  • Bonk; Mary Roach
  • Divergent; Veronica Roth
  • The Beauty Queen of Leenane; Martin McDonagh (play)
  • A Skull in Connemara; Martin McDonagh (play)

November

  • The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake; Aimee Bender
  • Juliet, Naked; Nick Hornby

October

  • Angel Street; Patrick Hamilton (play)
  • A Dance With Dragons; George RR Martin
  • Dangerous Corner; JB Priestley (play)
  • The Knife of Never Letting Go; Patrick Ne...
jan 1 2012 ∞
dec 30 2012 +
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December

  • Persuasion; Jane Austen
  • A Clash of Kings; George R R Martin

November

  • A Game of Thrones; George R R Martin

October

  • An Abundance of Katherines; John Green

September

  • Running With The Demon; Terry Brooks (re-read)
  • The Dark and Hollow Places; Carrie Ryan
  • Miss Julie; August Strindberg (play)

August

  • Never Let Me Go; Kazuo Ishiguro
  • Broken; Kelley Armstrong
  • Forever; Maggie Stiefvater

July

jan 16 2011 ∞
dec 30 2011 +

new in theaters

  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part I
  • Toy Story 3
  • Inception
  • Iron Man 2

via Netflix/friends

  • Boogie Nights
  • Winter's Bone
  • Robin Hood (2010)
  • The Room
  • A Single Man
  • Underworld: Rise of the Lycans
  • Letters to Juliet
  • Leap Year
  • Kick Ass
  • The Ghost Writer
  • Hot Tub Time Machine
  • The Runaways
  • Tropic Thunder
jan 17 2010 ∞
dec 19 2010 +
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Current

  • The Colbert Report
  • The Daily Show
  • Late Night with Conan O'Brien
  • The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson

Old

  • Deadwood season 1
  • The Tudors, season 1
  • North & South (BBC)
  • Spooks, series 6
  • Robin Hood, season 2
  • Burn Notice, season 2
  • Robin Hood, season 1
  • Leverage, season 1
  • Spooks, series 5
  • Burn Notice, season 1
  • Millennium, season 1
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer, season 5 (rewatch)
  • Spooks, season 4
jan 3 2009 ∞
nov 25 2009 +