The Motley Stew

Reviews, Commentary, Opinion on everything from Politics to Parenthood.

“Stone” – Doctor Who Fanfilm #DontBlink

As an avowed Whovian, the Weeping Angels are far and away my favorite creatures spawned from the show. It’s impossible for me to walk around statue gardens or any old parks now without thinking just once, “Did it move? Even a little bit?”

So I’ll be sending my anxiety medication bills to Doctor Who’s production company to be subsidized, since they have subsidized my fear as well.

#DontBlink indeed.


Days since waking up with “Freshmen” by The Verve Pipe stuck in my head = 3650 0

Book Review: ‘Elegant Enigmas – The Art of Edward Gorey’ by Karen Wilkin

Labels are given to people all the time. Accolades like “genius,””master,” and “virtuoso” are thrown around at times like rice at a wedding, but there are occasions when the literary title rings true. It speaks out loud not only as one word, but the subtext and meaning speaks volumes about the recipient. That perfectly describes Edward Gorey and the oft…

Music Review: RAC – Strangers (Part 2)

With my excitement completely peaked after my music review of RAC’s Strangers (Part 1), let’s dive right into Part 2 and see how it holds up. “Sixteen” and “Seventeen (feat. Pink Feathers)” are companion tracks to start off the experience. “Sixteen” is a barely one-minute long bridge into the following track with a Spanish-style guitar playing notes like raindrops against a window in my…