When “Night” is no longer “Fright”

Dear Diary, I was watching The Originals last night and started thinking… vampire movies and/or TV series are not as scary as they once were. These pop.culture creations are no longer tagging the adrenalin strings in their audience… Once upon a time there were the likes of Fright Night and The Lost Boys. I was mesmerized…

Between Angel and Wesley choose… Spike

Dear Diary, I am about to let you in on one of my tantalising if not ‘dirty’ secrets. When it comes to Buffy’s men, my all-time favourite is Spike  Well, you tell me. How can you not love this bleach-haired Brit with such high cheekbones? How can you not ache for his jokes and sarcasm, his…

When OPAQUE is all you need

Dear Diary, I browsed through DailyPrompts today and picked out Opaque. Why, you’d ask? I have absolutely no idea, to tell you the truth. The first thing that came to my mind was, opaque-marengo… No, please do not think I have gone of the rockers here. I am not crazy and am not on any prohibited…

It’s Time to Say Good Bye: Rizzoli & Isles

 Dear Readers, I won’t open a Pandora Box for you (people from USA already know it) when I say that last night I watched the last ever episode of one of my favourites – Rizzoli & Isles (R&I) R&I is a crime show set in Boston, rather Boston Police HQ. It run over 7 seasons to…

Buffy turns 20

Today, once again, I was reminded that my all-time favourite TV show turned 20. Did it make me feel old? Not at all. It made me reminisce. When and why did I start watching Buffy The Vampire Slayer? I did not liked the original movie. I only watched it for Luke Perry whom I loved…

Short Thoughts: Volume 2 – Pretty Faces

Today we had a staff meeting. I sat there looking around the room, as one does. A thought hit me, literally. When do we stop being fascinated by pretty faces? When do pretty faces stop being important to us? When does the time come for us to move on beyond or even away from pretty…

Buffy-dom is 20 Years old. Somebody else’s perspective

My friend Anna encouraged me to watch Buffy the Vampire Slayer. After my initiation, Anna made sick playlists featuring the bands of The Bronze — the nightclub in Sunnydale, where Buffy took place — and shared the soundtrack to “Once More With Feeling” (the infamous musical episode, for the uninitiated) with me. Yet I don’t…