Archive for December 2015

The Top 10 Movies of 2015

The Top 10 Movies of 2015
This year, there was a seemingly endless supply of entertainment options that you could watch around the clock on screens big and small, where each week saw the release of new and interesting comedies, dramas, documentaries, Oscar and/or Razzie bait, and the sheer volume of product threatened to completely overtake our lives if we bothered... Read more »

Best TV -- 2015

Best TV -- 2015
I’ve mentioned before how hard it is to keep up with television during the “peak TV” time in which we live. There’s always something new on Netflix or Amazon. As soon as you’re ready to start watching something (after you’ve caught up on everything else), the internet hive mind has moved on to the next... Read more »

Top 10 Posts of 2015

Top 10 Posts of 2015
While preparing for the new year over here at Hammervision, I like to look back and see which posts got the most traction. Here they are, the most viewed posts of 2015, in case you missed them. 1. This is how rumors get started. I had completely forgotten about this post; and when I saw... Read more »
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Favorite Christmas Traditions

Favorite Christmas Traditions
As I was sealing our gift for my brother and his wife in an envelope just now, I got to thinking about how this particular gift has become one of my favorite Christmas traditions. Two years ago a Christmas miracle happened. John and I bought a restaurant gift certificate for my brother and sister-in-law. They’re... Read more »

Which books did you read in 2015?

Which books did you read in 2015?
I set a Goodreads goal for myself to read thirty books in 2015. I started off the year strong, getting through about a book a week. I thought I’d hit forty to fifty. I slowed my pace over the past half-year or so and ended up reading (and finishing) thirty-six books. Looking at that number,... Read more »

Things I've been thinking about...("World is going to shit" edition)

Things I've been thinking about...("World is going to shit" edition)
Even though the Trump-loving base is vocal, aren’t most people anti-Trump? Why don’t the other candidates (or one other candidate) step up and declare themselves foaming-at-the-mouth moderates? Like, “I love the 2nd amendment, of course, but maybe we should look at restrictions and/or registration options. Maybe thoughts and prayers aren’t working.” Or, “Who cares how... Read more »
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The Perfect Red Lipstick

The Perfect Red Lipstick
I may have found it. Last year I had to go to a very fancy soiree and I decided I needed a red lip. I half-assed it. I bought a cheap-o liner from the drugstore and the first red that seemed to fit my skin tone. The liner, which was one of those mechanical types,... Read more »

Holiday Gift Guide 2015: Game of Thrones

Holiday Gift Guide 2015: Game of Thrones
It’s that time of year again, the time when you have to think about buying a gift for your cousin who lives in his parents’ basement and spends most of his time trolling George RR Martin on Twitter. Never fear! Hammervision is here with a handy holiday gift guide for the Game of Thrones nerd... Read more »