Read Harder: An audiobook

keysmash read harder challenge headerI’m taking part in Book Riot’s Read Harder challenge. You can see the list of tasks here. Every other week I’ll be posting a list of books that will fulfill one task, and then choosing one to read. This week’s task is to listen to an audiobook. This is not something that I regularly do, as I have a severe focus problem, so this will be a real challenge.

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On The Record With Mick Rock

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This Sunday a new show premieres on Ovation that is all about going behind the scenes of musicians’ lives to find out what influences them in their art. Legendary rock-and-roll photographer Mick Rock will meet with a different artist each week and visit their hometowns, shedding light on the unknown stories behind an album cover, record release, or tour.

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Five Things: Five Fictional Pets I’d Like to Adopt

the nerdy girlie 5 fandom friday headerThe Nerdy Girlie and SuperSpaceChick started Five Fandom Friday as a community building project, and we jumped on board. We just love things numbered in fives, so we’ve added their topics to our Five Things feature. Check out this week’s #Fandom5 under the cut.

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I spent roughly 96 hours in the Hall H line and didn’t get to see Ben McKenzie once.

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Same, Ben McKenzie. I am not amused.

Last year I was able to take time out from Hall H lining to sneak into the WBTV block on Saturday night. This year, with the dedicated time for wristbands being handed out and the disruption (albeit a welcome one) of Misha Collins delivering pizza to us on the marina, I missed out. Meaning I didn’t get to see two of my favorite shows’ casts at one of the only times I would have had a chance to see them. Then again in these big blocks that the studios have, you don’t get as much time devoted to one show or movie, and the cast was only onstage for about 15 minutes. (Watch the full panel below, or skip to the end for a surprise visit from “a fan.”)

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Despite the lack of Ari Stidham, Liz fangirled HARD at the Scorpion panel at SDCC.

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This may have been the panel that I was the most excited about, because I’m so attached to this cast and I haven’t seen them since I got so attached. I’m pretty bummed that Ari wasn’t there, because he and Elyes are my faves, but seeing the rest of the cast was amazing. Unfortunately they were part of the big CBS block so the panel was only about 20 minutes long, and we didn’t get any footage from season 2 since they had just started filming, but we did get a sizzle reel from season 1 that was pretty great. The full panel (minus sizzle reel) is embedded at the end of this post, but read on for some of my highlights and theories for what’s coming up in season 2 of the show LITERALLY EVERYONE should be watching.

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Five Things: Five Fictional Vehicles I’d Love To Travel In

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The Nerdy Girlie and SuperSpaceChick started Five Fandom Friday as a community building project, and we jumped on board. We just love things numbered in fives, so we’ve added their topics to our Five Things feature. Check out this week’s #Fandom5 under the cut.

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