We were a bit hesitant to let Andrea watch Bambi despite it being an excellent children’s movie. Our hesitation of course stemming from the scene where Bambi’s mother is shot by the hunter.
Nevertheless, last night we all watched it together, and her reaction was much, much more intense then we could imagine. Once she understood that Bambi’s mother was gone and would not come back, she bawled her eyes out, completely inconsolable.
It was heartbreaking.
UPDATE: After her initial scare, she surprised us greatly by asking to see the movie again the next day, and the day after that, and, well, you get the point. She loves this movie, even though she strategically walks out of the room during the scary bit.
Includes Hollywood Dead, Tales from the Loop, Things from the Flood, The Court of Broken Knives, and Port of Shadows.
Nic has a retinal tear and has his vision is saved by a laser.
Includes The Storm Before the Storm, White Trash, Calypso, Tell the Machine Goodnight, Prince of Fools, and Provenance.
The Internet tells Nic to install Ubiquiti gear in his house, so he does, and now he has thoughts.
What I wish I’d known when I started podcasting.
Nic starts a new podcast about—gasp!—American sports.
Mostly excellent non-fiction in this installment. Includes Fantasyland, The Miracle of Dunkirk, Das Reich, The Undoing Project, Waiting for the Punch, Vacationland and Points of Impact.