Author: Brin

Damn the Man – Save the Empire!

Posted February 26, 2014 by Brin in Discussion Posts / 2 Comments
Damn the Man – Save the Empire!

Probably my favourite teen film of the 1990s, Empire Records had a distinctly profound effect on me. Released in 1995, the film is a day in the life of the various teenage/young adult misfits working in the Empire Records music store, along with long-suffering manager Joe (played by Anthony LaPaglia). Boasting future stars such as Renee Zellweger, Liv Tyler and Ethan Embry when they were young and fresh-faced, and also […]

WWW Wednesdays: Week 3

Posted February 26, 2014 by Brin in Memes, WWW Wednesdays / 16 Comments
WWW Wednesdays: Week 3

WWW Wednesdays is a weekly meme hosted by Should Be Reading To play along, just answer the following three (3) questions… 1. What are you currently reading? 2. What did you recently finish reading? 3. What do you think you’ll read next? I am already taking part in quite a few memes but this one looked like a lot of fun so I couldn’t pass up the chance to take […]

Waiting on Wednesday: Silver Shadows

Posted February 26, 2014 by Brin in Memes, Waiting on Wednesday / 8 Comments
Waiting on Wednesday: Silver Shadows

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that showcases the upcoming releases that we are eagerly anticipating. >>> Silver Shadows Sydney Sage is an Alchemist, one of a group of humans who dabble in magic and serve to bridge the worlds of humans and vampires. They protect vampire secrets—and human lives. In The Fiery Heart, Sydney risked everything to follow her gut, walking a […]

Just for Fun: which Empire Records character are you?

Posted February 25, 2014 by Brin in Fun/Off-topic / 1 Comment
Just for Fun: which Empire Records character are you?

Which “Empire Records” Character Are You? You got: Lucas Warner Bros You’re a philosopher who thinks deeply and often gets lost in your own brain. You’re thoughtful and intelligent, but sometimes have trouble conveying your feelings to the rest of the world. Take this Buzzfeed quiz HERE >>> I love this film – it was my favourite teen film of the 1990s and Lucas was my favourite character so yay!! […]

Top Ten Tuesday Rewind: Top Ten Book to Movie Adaptations

Posted February 25, 2014 by Brin in Memes, Top Ten Tuesday / 13 Comments
Top Ten Tuesday Rewind: Top Ten Book to Movie Adaptations

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s theme is: Top Ten Tuesday REWIND! Pick from previous topics that you want to do again or may have missed. My choice is: Top Ten Book to Movie Adaptations Not all book to movie adaptations are good (some are downright terrible in fact!) but there are some really great adaptations that break the mold. […]