I'm using Duolingo to learn/review some languages but decided to also try more immersive practice with Spanish since I already studied it for several years (almost 20 years ago, though). The podcast I tried was a bit too much but the audiobook version of "Harry Potter y la Piedra Filosofal" is familiar enough to follow along pretty well.

Also Mr Dursley sounds like a muppet and I kind of love him.

Good choice, me!


Bookriot DOES have a feed, you just have to guess the URL.

(it's bookriot.com/feed )

@naga looks like Steve Orlando? Based on a quick Google. I'm not actually sure, I kinda stopped reading Marvel & DC comics unless they're written by someone I really like. So I don't personally have a problem with the current run or anything, I just didn't have a reason to read it. But I've loved Tamaki's other work and will definitely give it a shot now.

All this to say "Honorable Mention" is a good song and even though I know the band's not nuts about this album I really hope they know it kicks ass. Just, like, objectively. XD

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Sometimes I think I should start an account just to ramble about Fall Out Boy. (And occasionally other bands.)

Probably not worth the trouble and probably no one wants to read that. XD But I think about it a lot.

I would 1000% make a pop-punk/emo fandom instance if I had the extra money lying around. I was gonna add "and a single other interested person," but no. I'd still do it if it was just me. XD

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@lapis I'm kind of guessing because I don't quite remember if I picked up on it the first time I read it with my class in 3rd grade, but I think I*do* vaguely remember going "ohhhhhhh" when someone made the comparison for me a few years later, so I assume the answer is no.

I love that Judaism is a religion where in our own liturgy, our own sacred texts, it says on more than one occasion that a divine voice emerged to settled disputes among the rabbi and that "as a general principal one should disregard divine voices" and then proceedes to continue to disputing the same topic for another chapter

Just got done blocking some domains and accounts I'd missed. Thanks for helping out by reporting!

Watched all of Lock & Key today. Haven't read the comic yet, but the show was great so I borrowed vol 1 from the library and I'll be reading it soon.

Realized it has been *awhile* since I last posted and figured I should maybe confirm I am still here, just busy and tired. So tired.

I've started using Duolingo instead of playing games when I'm just sort of idling, and it actually helps wake up my brain and give me more energy to do other things. So that's fun!

But when I read and am tired, I just fall asleep. Even YA, even comics. πŸ˜•

Maybe if I get far enough in another language, I can read books in that language and that will work better!

@lapis it's frustrating because I see it recommended a *lot* by NTs who think it's a great representation and have only heard bad things from actual autistics. Granted I haven't read it myself, but that kind of tells me the NTs aren't listening and I probably don't trust them or their opinions.

@lapis I saw that in my local store last time I was there and was so excited! I wasn't able to pick it up at the time but loved the anime when I saw it awhile back and will probably get it at some point.

family, stress 

family, stress 

family, stress 

Hit a reading slump already. 😫

But I'm editing the podcast now and have a pretty light week (except for tomorrow), so I'm hoping I can get a couple of short/easy books read before the month ends. :blobcheer:

Currently reading:
Buffy: Hellmouth
Gender Queer
The Communist Manifesto

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