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    Default 2016 Media Log

    This thread is meant to be a log (hello, title) of the media that you consume throughout the year. Ideally, you create one post and come back to edit it over the year.

    You can also make goals for yourself regarding media.

    2016 Goals:
    Books: 150
    TV: Finish all Star Trek series and movies

    Key:
    * Hated
    ** Did not like overall, but there was a least one redeeming or enjoyable factor
    *** Liked it okay, but nothing special
    **** Excellent, really enjoyed it a lot, but there was at least one major thing that held it back from being perfect
    ***** Absolutely loved it, little to no criticism
    (ongoing) Consuming media that is currently being released in installments/is open-ended
    (in progress) Consuming media that is not currently being released/is not open-ended

    January

    Books:
    -Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi (in progress)
    -The Last King of Scotland by Giles Foden **
    -Everything is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer ****
    -Affinity by Sarah Waters ****
    -Katharine, the Virgin Widow by Jean Plaidy ****
    -The Shadow of the Pomegranate by Jean Plaidy ***
    -The King's Secret Matter by Jean Plaidy ****
    -A Stellar Affair by Laurel Richards *
    -Pretty Ugly by Kirker Butler ***
    -The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters ***
    -In the Shadow of Blackbirds by Cat Winters ****
    -A Memory of Violets: A Novel of London's Flower Sellers by Hazel Gaynor *****
    -One Hundred Years of Solitude [audiobook] by Gabriel Garcia Marquez *****
    -Love in the Time of Cholera [audiobook] by Gabriel Garcia Marquez *****
    -Memories of My Melancholy Whores [audiobook] by Gabriel Garcia Marquez **
    -The Painted Girls [audiobook] by Cathy Marie Buchanan ***
    -The Red Tent [audiobook] by Anita Diamant (in progress)

    TV:
    -American Horror Story: Hotel ***
    -My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic (in progress) ****
    -Top Gear ****
    -Kath and Kim ****
    -The L Word (in progress) ***
    -Baskets (ongoing) ***
    -Absolutely Fabulous *****
    -The Tudors (in progress) ***
    -Archer (in progress) *****

    Movies:

    -Religulous ***
    -Galaxy Quest ***
    -Starship Troopers *****
    -Jenny's Wedding **

    Video Games:
    -Gauntlet: Dark Legacy ****
    -Urbz: Sims in the City ***
    -The Sims Bustin' Out ****
    -Happy Home Designer ****
    -Scribblenauts Unlimited (in progress) ****

    Miscellaneous:

    -Moments of Wonder with Philomena Cunk *****
    -American Juggalo **

    February

    Books:
    -The Red Tent [audiobook] by Anita Diamant **
    -If You Ask me (And of Course You Won't) [audiobook] by Betty White **
    -Cloud Atlas [audiobook] by David Mitchell ***
    -How to Build a Girl [audiobook] by Caitlin Moran ****
    -Dietland by Sarai Walker ****
    -Why Not Me? by Mindy Kaling (in progress)

    TV:
    -My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic (in progress) ****
    -The L Word (in progress) ***
    -Baskets (ongoing) ***
    -The Tudors ***
    -Archer *****
    -Frisky Dingo ****
    -Aqua Teen Hunger Force ****
    -Arrested Development (in progress) *****
    -The Office (in progress) *****
    -The Inbetweeners *****


    Movies:
    -Cloud Atlas ***
    -Hail, Caesar! ***

    Video Games:

    -Scribblenauts Unlimited ****
    -Urbz: Sims in the City ***
    -Animal Crossing: New Leaf ****
    -Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer ****
    -Tomodachi Life (ongoing) ***
    -Professor Layton and the Curious Village (in progress) ***

    Miscellaneous:

    -The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time Uber Challenge by AntLionAlpha ***
    -Full House Reviewed (in progress) *****

    March
    March:

    Books:
    -None

    TV:
    -My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic ****
    -The L Word ***
    -Baskets ***
    -Arrested Development *****
    -The Office *****
    -Fuller House **
    -Love ****
    -30 Rock *****
    - Marvel's Jessica Jones *****
    -Girls (ongoing) ****
    -That 70s Show (in progress) ****
    -Cuckoo ***
    -Skins (in progress) ***
    -Sense8 ****

    Movies:
    -The Emperor's New Groove ***

    Video Games:
    -Tomodachi Life ***
    -Professor Layton and the Curious Village ***
    -Moco Moco Friends ***
    -Fire Emblem: Awakening ****
    -Animal Crossing: New Leaf ****
    -Mario Kart 8 ***
    -Hyrule Warriors ****

    Miscellaneous:
    -Full House Reviewed *****
    -Fuller House Reviewed (ongoing) *****
    -Two Monks Inventing Things (ongoing) *****


    April:

    Books:
    -The Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot (in progress)

    TV:
    -Girls (ongoing) ****
    -That 70s Show (in progress) ****
    -Skins (in progress) ***
    -It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia *****
    -South Park (in progress) *****
    -Strangers with Candy (in progress) ****

    Movies:
    -Grey Gardens (in progress)

    Video Games:

    -Hatoful Boyfriend (in progress)

    Miscellaneous:
    -Fuller House Reviewed (ongoing) *****
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    Hey, this sounds fun, why not? Is that the American or British Top Gear? Also, you've done much for five days! My list is practically barren compared to yours.

    I do hope to actually read some books. I can't remember the last time I casually read a book that wasn't a textbook or some text. I need to do better, because you read so many damn books it shames me.

    September Update: Well, huh. I really did not update this well enough. Oh well. Updated!

    Viewing notes:

    (O) - Ongoing (I haven't finished the entire series)
    (F) - Finished (I've finished all I can, or the entire thing regardless)
    (H) - On hold (Ongoing, but stopped in favour of other things, which I'll get back to)
    (A) - Abandoned (And will probably not get back to)



    Books:
    - (F) Through a Glass, Clearly By Issac Asimov **** (The first two stories were better than the other two, but a good collection all round)
    - (F) The Heart Goes Last By Margaret Atwood **** (Gripping story, fairly weak ending. Worth a read though)
    - (F) Byrant & May: The Burning Man By Christopher Fowler ***** (A very impressive detective story, full of anti-capitalist and anarchist themes)
    - (F) Byrant & May: The Bleeding Heart By Christopher Fowler **** (I liked the themes of mortality and how it affects the elderly detective)
    - (F) Byrant & May: The Invisible Code By Christopher Fowler ***** (This one has a heck of a plot twist I didn't see coming)

    TV:
    - (F) Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries ***** (Would really recommend this. I love murder mysteries)
    - (O) Supernatural **** (Up to season Eleven now! We're catching up now!)
    - (H) Lost Girl ***
    - (O) Psych ***** (a fantastic, funny T.V show)
    - (H) Babylon 5 ***** (a rediscovered passion; it's very good!)
    - (F) Sense8 ***** (First season was fantastic, can't wait for more!)
    - (O) Fringe **** (Why did I ever stop? Plot gets more fantastical, which isn't a bad thing)
    - (F) Community ***** (Probably the best comedy show I've seen in awhile. Very feelgood without being overly saccharine)

    Video Games:
    - (O) Shin Megami Tensei: IV **** (A punishing and slow start, but the plot is really picking up now)
    - (F) Persona 4: Dancing All Night *** (A decent dancing game, but has a limited song choice. The story is decent enough)
    - (F) Persona 4: Arena Ultimax **** (interesting gameplay and a pretty good story.)
    - (O) Miles Edgeworth: Investigations 2 **** (seems to have a more compelling story than the first)
    - (H) Final Fantasy Tactics: War of the Lions **** (the Persona series stymied this one for awhile)
    - (O) Dynasty Warriors 8: CE ***** (You really can't beat mindless violence and hammy acting)
    - (F) Dragon Age: Inquisition **** (Sidequests are still a drag, but a solid entry)
    - (H) Tales of Xillia **** (Combat isn't so tricky, but I lack finesse. The plot is pretty good for a JRPG)
    - (F) Kingdom Hearts Re:CoM **** (Picks up at about two thirds through to deliver a satisfying conclusion)
    - (O) Kingdom Hearts II: Final Mix **** (As good as I remember, though those emotional scenes can be a tad overwrought)
    - (O) Samurai Warriors 4 ***** (My first Samurai Warriors game since the first one, and it ticks all the boxes. Even better than Dynasty Warriors)
    - (O) Phoenix Wright: Spirit of Justice **** (Pretty early on but the premise seems enticing)

    Movies:
    - (F) Deadpool **** (VERY gratuitous violence, but a good story and tongue-in-cheek)
    - (F) Zootropolis **** (Entertaining and with a wholesome message)
    - (F) X-Men: Apocalypse *** (Decent, but diminishing returns is starting to plague this series)
    - (F) Stonehearst Asylum **** (Fantastically creepy, with a gripping final plot twist)
    - (F) The Road to El Dorado *** (Pretty stock animation film, but enjoyable enough)
    - (F) Captain America: Civil War **** (Pretty dark as Marvel films go, with plenty of plot threads waiting to be picked up)
    - (F) The Pirates! **** (Charming animation about pirates and scientists)
    - (F) Mulan II *** (Not winning awards anytime soon, but it was enjoyable enough!)
    - (F) The Room *********** (Rating may not reflect actual quality of film)
    - (F) The Labyrinth ** (It attempted to be charming, but with the exception of the Bowie scenes, it never took off for me)
    - (F) Absolutely Fabulous **** (A funny tale based on the T.V series. I like how the recurring characters get a turn in the spotlight as well)
    - (F) Bridget Jones' Baby **** (Plenty of welcome references to the past two movies with enough original spice to make it its' own)
    - (F) Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children *** (The ending is fairly 'meh', but I liked the exploration of the manor)
    - (F) Star Wars: Rogue One ***** (Depressing as all hell, but well worth it)

    Miscellaneous:
    - (F) Moments of Wonder with Philomena Cunk ***** (Forgot about this; they're hilarious)

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    I remember this. I think I forgot about the 2015 Media Log after a while.

    Rating System
    Get it
    Try it
    Skip it

    Books
    n/A

    Games
    Auto Destruct - Try it
    Rise of the Tomb Raider - Skip it
    Road Rash 3D - Get it
    Yu-Gi-Oh Eternal Duelist Soul - Get it

    Movies
    Star Wars The Force Awakens - Get it
    The Amazing Spider-Man 2 - Get it

    Television
    Bob's Burgers - Get it
    Supergirl - Get it

    Anime
    D-Frag - Get it
    Good Luck Girl - Get it
    Haganai - Get it
    Hellsing Ultimate - Get it
    Tenchi Muyo! War on Geminar - Get it

    Miscellaneous
    Heslling Ultimate Abridge - Get it
    Nostalgia Critic - Get it
    Wrestling with Wregret - Get it
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    I'll give it a whirl.

    -I won't be including the things I randomly watch because they are on. Only the things I deliberately watch-
    Viewing notes:

    (Ongoing) - I haven't finished the entire series
    (Finished) - I've finished all I can, or the entire thing regardless
    (On Hold) - Ongoing, but stopped in favor of other things, which I'll get back to
    (Abandoned) - And will probably not get back to

    2016:

    Books:
    -A Crown of Swords by Robert Jordan
    -A Path of Daggers by Robert Jordan
    -Shadows Fall by Simon R. Green
    -Mistborn by Brandon Sanderson
    -Well of Ascension by Brandon Sanderson
    -Hero of Ages by Brandon Sanderson


    Comics:
    -Superman: Earth One Vol. 1, 2, and 3
    -Deadpool #1-8
    -Spiderman/Deadpool #1-3
    -Deadpool & Cable #1-3
    -Mighty Thor #1-3
    -Cry Havoc #1-2
    -Spider-Man #1
    -Origins: The True Story of Wolverine tpb
    -Birthright Vol. 1: Homecoming tpb
    -The Rockateer At War#1

    TV:
    -Sirens
    -How I Met Your Mother- Finally finished it OMFG
    -The IT Crowd
    -Bob's Burgers Through season 5

    Movies:
    -Star Wars Episode VIII: The Force Awakens
    -The Princess Bride
    -13 Hours
    -The Lucky One
    -Deadpool
    -Guardians of the Galaxy
    -Stardust
    -Constantine
    -Across the Universe
    -London Has Fallen
    -Batman VS Superman
    -Zootopia
    -The Jungle Book 2016

    Miscellaneous:
    -None
    Last edited by Pant Leg Eater from the Bad World; 04-23-2016 at 03:24 AM. Reason: Because I added stuff, duh.

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    Sick thread, this.


    2016 Goals:
    Finish at least one book. No, seriously: Last year was pitiful in terms of book-reading.



    January


    Books:
    --> The Count of Monte Cristo (in progress) - Can't rate it yet - only 3% in...

    Games:
    --> Undertale - ****

    Anime
    --> Baccano (in progress) - ****

    Other TV shows
    --> The Man in the High Castle - ***** (Yes, in spite of LOLJuliana, I still freaking loved this show.)

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    Notes for me:
    In progress (Not finished yet)
    On hold (Finished for now but will resume)
    Abandoned (Not finished, will probably not finish)
    Complete (Finished)

    January
    January

    Books:
    The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon In progress

    TV:
    Degrassi The Next Generation In progress
    Degrassi Junior High Complete
    Degrassi High In progress
    Canada's Worst Driver Complete
    Sabrina The Teenage Witch In progress
    New Girl In progress
    Parks and Recreation Complete

    Games:
    Bravely Default In progress
    CLANNAD In progress
    Dynasty Warriors 8 On hold
    Fallout 4 On hold
    Final Fantasy X HD Remaster In progress
    New Little King's Story On hold
    Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Complete
    Civilization Revolution Complete
    Thrillville: Off The Rails Abandoned (Disc not working, good game though)
    Until Dawn In progress
    Dark Cloud In progress
    Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 In progress
    Final Fantasy Tactics Advance In progress

    February
    February

    Books:
    The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon In progress

    TV:
    Degrassi The Next Generation In progress
    Degrassi High In progress
    Sabrina The Teenage Witch Abandoned
    New Girl In progress

    Games:
    Bravely Default On hold
    CLANNAD Complete
    Final Fantasy X HD Remaster In progress
    New Little King's Story On hold
    Until Dawn Complete
    Dark Cloud On hold
    Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 On hold
    Final Fantasy Tactics Advance On hold
    Mortal Kombat Complete
    Battle Arena Toshinden Complete
    Bloody Roar 3 In progress
    Legend of Dragoon In progress
    Earthbound In progress
    Life is Strange Complete
    Threads of Fate In progress
    Project X Zone In progress
    Dragon Age: Origins In progress
    Breath of Fire III In progress
    Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel In progress

    March
    March


    Books:
    The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon In progress
    The Lucifer Effect In progress

    Games:
    Final Fantasy X HD Remaster In progress
    Bloody Roar 3 Complete
    Legend of Dragoon In progress
    Earthbound In progress
    Threads of Fate Complete
    Project X Zone In progress
    Dragon Age: Origins In progress
    Breath of Fire III In progress
    Grandia II In progress
    Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel In progress
    Super Mario Galaxy In progress
    Hexyz Force In progress

    April
    April

    Books:
    The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon On hold
    The Lucifer Effect In progress
    Miracle Girls Comic #1-4 Complete
    Disney Princess Comic #1-2 Complete

    Games:
    Final Fantasy X HD Remaster In progress
    Legend of Dragoon On hold
    Earthbound On hold
    Project X Zone On hold
    Dragon Age: Origins Complete
    Breath of Fire III In progress
    Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel Complete
    Super Mario Galaxy Complete
    Hexyz Force In progress
    Grandia II In progress
    XCOM: Enemy Within Abandoned
    eden* Complete
    Tomb Raider In progress
    Fire Emblem: Birthright In progress
    Time and Eternity In progress
    To The Moon In progress
    If My Heart Had Wings In progress

    May
    May

    Books:
    The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon On hold
    The Lucifer Effect In progress
    Once Upon A Time: A Short Story Collection In progress

    TV:
    Ever After High Complete

    Games:
    Final Fantasy X HD Remaster On hold
    Breath of Fire III In progress
    Hexyz Force In progress
    Grandia II Complete
    Tomb Raider Complete
    Fire Emblem: Birthright In progress
    Time and Eternity Complete
    To The Moon Complete
    If My Heart Had Wings Complete
    Fortune Summoners In progress
    Saints Row -The Third- In progress
    Dungeon Travelers 2 In progress
    Bravely Second In progress
    Undertale In progress
    Little Big Planet Complete
    Okami In progress
    Xenoblade In progress

    June
    June

    Books:
    The Lucifer Effect On hold
    Once Upon A Time: A Short Story Collection In progress
    Ranma 1/2 In progress

    TV:
    Buffy the Vampire Slayer In progress

    Games:

    Breath of Fire III On hold
    Hexyz Force On hold
    Fire Emblem: Birthright In progress
    Fortune Summoners On hold
    Saints Row -The Third- Complete
    Dungeon Travelers 2 In progress
    Bravely Second In progress
    Undertale In progress
    Xenoblade In progress
    Okami In progress
    Earthbound In progress
    Senran Kagura: Estival Versus Complete
    Atelier Sophie Complete
    Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward Complete

    July
    July

    Books:
    Once Upon A Time: A Short Story Collection Complete
    Ranma 1/2 In progress
    Little Women In progress

    TV:
    Buffy the Vampire Slayer In progress
    Friends In progress

    Games:
    Fire Emblem: Birthright Complete
    Dungeon Travelers 2 On hold
    Bravely Second In progress
    Undertale Complete
    Xenoblade On hold
    Okami On hold
    Earthbound On hold
    Ar Tonelico Qoga In progress
    The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds In progress
    Planetarian Complete
    Tales of Xillia 2 Complete
    Persona 4 Golden In progress
    Always Sometimes Monsters In progress

    August
    August

    Books:
    Ranma 1/2 On hold
    Little Women In progress

    TV:
    Buffy the Vampire Slayer On hold
    Friends In progress

    Games:
    Bravely Second Complete
    Ar Tonelico Qoga Complete
    The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Complete
    Persona 4 Golden In progress
    Always Sometimes Monsters Complete
    Dragon Quest Heroes On hold
    Dragon Age II In progress
    Heavy Rain Complete
    Golden Sun In progress
    Muramasa Rebirth Complete
    The Walking Dead: Season 1 Complete
    Message Quest Complete
    The Sad Story of Emmeline Burns Complete
    Tomoyo After Complete
    Pokemon X In progress


    September

    Books:
    Little Women In progress

    TV:
    Friends In progress

    Games:
    Dragon Age II In progress
    Heavy Rain In progress
    Golden Sun In progress
    Read Only Memories Complete
    Brothers Complete
    Eternal Senia In progress
    Spooky's Jump Scare Mansion In progress
    The Legend of Dragoon In progress
    Pokemon X In progress
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    Thanks TsBs for making this thread.

    My 2016 Goals
    Books to read: 20 (20/20) ~GOAL REACHED!~
    Games to play: 20 (22/20) ~GOAL REACHED!~
    Movies to watch: 15 (15/15) ~GOAL REACHED!~ (kinda)
    TV shows watched: No goal (41)
    Podcasts listened to: No goal (23)

    Increasing my book/game goals by 5 this year since I'm going to rate it more loosely. Second, I am going to count when I start these things rather than finishing them, since trying new things is more important than following up with everything you try. Also, no goals for TV shows since I watch enough already but I do want to track how many I actually watched in a year.

    I like the ratings in the OP so I'm going to stick with those.

    Favorites of the Month (TV Show/Podcast)
    January: The Flash/Reply All
    February: Better Call Saul/Freakonomics Radio
    March: Daredevil/99% Invisible
    April: Better Call Saul/On the Media
    May: Marvel's Agents of SHIELD/Reply All
    June: Game of Thrones/Radiolab
    July: Stranger Things/On the Media
    August: Mr. Robot/Science Vs
    September: Mr. Robot/On the Media
    October: Westworld/Reply All
    November: Westworld/On the Media
    December: 3%/Freakonomics Radio

    Best of the Year
    Book of the Year: Leviathan Wakes (Runner Up: Between the World and Me)
    Game of the Year: Dragon Age Inquisition (Runner Up: Uncharted 4)
    Movie of the Year: Captain America: Civil War (Runner Up: The Big Short)
    TV Show of the Year: Game of Thrones (Runner Up: Westworld)
    Podcast of the Year: On the Media (Runner Up: Reply All)

    January

    Books
    • Treasure Island (in progress)
    • Nudge *** - I liked the theory but some of the nudges weren't relevant to me.
    • Star Wars (comic) *** - Second volume wasn't as good as the first so I'm not sure if I'll keep going.
    • Star Wars: Darth Vader (comic) * - Introduces odd new characters and Vader is not really compelling enough to have his own series.
    • The Walking Dead Compendium 3 **** - So much better than the show.
    • Predictably Irrational (in progress)

    Games
    • Dragon Age Inquisition (PS4) (in progress)
    • Alundra (PS1) **** - Cool Zelda-like game in the same vein of Landstalker. I almost put it down but ended up getting addicted.
    • LIMBO (Android) (in progress)
    • Valkyria Chronicles 3 (PSP) (in progress)

    Movies
    • Making a Murderer ***** - I count this as a movie since it is really just one long documentary. My eyes were glued to the screen the whole time.
    • The Big Short ***** - Great movie about people doing terrible things to ruin our economy.
    • Sherlock: The Adominable Bride *** - Not as impactful as the present-day series but still fun.
    • Spotlight **** - Interesting look at old school reporting and horrifying to see how big that cover-up was.

    TV
    • The Bachelor Season 20 *** (ongoing)
    • New Girl Season 5 *** (ongoing)
    • Brooklyn Nine-Nine Season 2 **** (ongoing)
    • Modern Family Season 7 * - Can't care about it anymore.
    • The Big Bang Theory Season 9 *** (ongoing)
    • Shark Tank Season 7 ** (ongoing)
    • Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee ***
    • The Simpsons Season 27 *** (ongoing)
    • The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Season 1 ** (ongoing)
    • DC's Legends of Tomorrow Season 1 ** - Gave it three episodes but not really worth my time.
    • Mythbusters Season 14 *** (ongoing)
    • Marvel's Agent Carter Season 2 **** (ongoing)
    • The Flash Season 2 **** (ongoing) - Probably my favorite this month.
    • Arrow Season 4 *** (ongoing)
    • Colony Season 1 *** (ongoing) - Hopefully builds up but it already killed one of the best characters.
    • Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Season 4 *** (ongoing)
    • Saturday Night Live Season 41 *** (ongoing)
    • Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Season 2 *** (ongoing)


    Podcasts
    • 99% Invisible ** (ongoing) - Cool that it's in Oakland.
    • Common Sense with Dan Carlin *** (ongoing)
    • Criminal ** (ongoing) - Not sure I like this deep dive into criminals themselves.
    • Freakonomics Radio **** (ongoing) - Probably my favorite of what I've tried this year.
    • Invisibilia **** (ongoing) - Also a good new one.
    • Radiolab *** (ongoing)
    • Reply All ***** (ongoing) - The best podcast out there. Favorite of the month.
    • Serial ** (ongoing) - Dropped the ball with season 2.
    • Stuff You Should Know ** - The hosts are annoying. Too bad, I had high hopes.
    • Surprisingly Awesome *** (ongoing) - Some of the stuff is not actually awesome but I learn a lot.
    • Hardcore History with Dan Carlin *** (ongoing) - Heard all the recent ones so listening to the first few which aren't as good but still interesting.

    February

    Books
    • Treasure Island **** - A pretty fun adventure story, with pirates!
    • Predictably Irrational **** - Best book so far on behavioral economics. Great case studies.
    • Home Game: An Unexpected Guide to Fatherhood (in progress)

    Games
    • Dragon Age Inquisition (PS4) (in progress)
    • LIMBO (Android) (in progress)
    • Valkyria Chronicles 3 (PSP) (in progress)

    Movies
    • Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I ** - Not nearly as good as the other two movies.

    TV
    • The Bachelor Season 20 *** (ongoing)
    • New Girl Season 5 *** (ongoing)
    • Brooklyn Nine-Nine Season 2 **** (ongoing)
    • The Big Bang Theory Season 9 *** (ongoing)
    • Shark Tank Season 7 ** (ongoing)
    • The Simpsons Season 27 ** (ongoing)
    • The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Season 1 ** - Stephen has lost a lot of his bite and there are good moments but I don't have the time to sift through all this to find them.
    • Mythbusters Season 14 ** (ongoing)
    • Marvel's Agent Carter Season 2 *** (ongoing)
    • The Flash Season 2 **** (ongoing)
    • Arrow Season 4 **** (ongoing)
    • Colony Season 1 *** (ongoing) - Still on the fence with this one.
    • Saturday Night Live Season 41 *** (ongoing)
    • Better Call Saul Season 2 ***** (ongoing) - Probably the best thing I watch right now. Favorite of the month.

    Podcasts
    • Freakonomics Radio **** (ongoing) - Quickly becoming one of my favorites. Favorite of the month.
    • Invisibilia **** (ongoing) - Needs a season 2.
    • Reply All **** (ongoing)
    • Serial ** (ongoing) - Dropped the ball this season.
    • Surprisingly Awesome *** (ongoing)
    • 99% Invisible *** (ongoing)
    • The Memory Palace * - The narrative style is not my cup of tea.
    • Radiolab *** (ongoing)
    • BrainStuff *** (ongoing)
    • Common Sense with Dan Carlin *** (ongoing) - Good when he's good, but he rambles sometimes.
    • Note to Self ** (ongoing) - Not my thing but I'll give it one more chance.
    • On the Media *** (ongoing)
    • Please Explain ** (ongoing)
    • TLDR **** (ongoing) - A good 'Reply All lite'.
    • This American Life *** (ongoing)

    March

    Books
    • Home Game: An Unexpected Guide to Fatherhood *** - Short but had some funny anecdotes.
    • The Power of Habit (in progress)
    • Oh Crap! Potty Training (in progress)

    Games
    • Dragon Age Inquisition (PS4) ***** - One of the best games I've played in years!
    • Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (WiiU) (in progress)
    • LIMBO (Android) *** - It was fun but the controls were a little awkward. I don't know if I can do platforming on mobile.
    • That Level Again (Android) **** - Very cool idea and fun to figure out the trick to each room.
    • That Level Again 2 (Android) (in progress)
    • Hitman Go (Android) (in progress)
    • Valkyria Chronicles 3 (PSP) (in progress)

    Movies
    • None

    TV
    • The Bachelor Season 20 ** - Good to play PSP to.
    • New Girl Season 5 *** (ongoing)
    • Brooklyn Nine-Nine Season 2 *** (ongoing)
    • The Big Bang Theory Season 9 *** (ongoing)
    • Shark Tank Season 7 ** (ongoing)
    • Mythbusters Season 14 **** (ongoing) - Goodbye old friend.
    • Marvel's Agent Carter Season 2 ***
    • The Flash Season 2 **** (ongoing)
    • Arrow Season 4 *** (ongoing)
    • Colony Season 1 ** (ongoing)
    • Saturday Night Live Season 41 *** (ongoing)
    • Better Call Saul Season 2 **** (ongoing) - Good characters who have their own internal senses of justice.
    • Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Season 3 *** (ongoing)
    • Full Frontal with Samantha Bee Season 1 **** (ongoing)
    • Survivor Brains vs. Beauty vs. Brawn 2 *** (ongoing)
    • House of Cards Season 4 **** - Returned to form in the second half and was very good.
    • Daredevil Season 2 (ongoing) ***** - Punisher stole the season. Favorite of the month!

    Podcasts
    • Freakonomics Radio *** (ongoing)
    • Reply All *** (ongoing)
    • Serial ** (ongoing)
    • 99% Invisible **** (ongoing) - This one is growing on me. Favorite of the month.
    • Radiolab *** (ongoing)
    • BrainStuff ** (ongoing)
    • Common Sense with Dan Carlin *** (ongoing)
    • On the Media ** (ongoing)
    • TLDR *** (ongoing)
    • This American Life *** (ongoing)
    • Hardcore History **** (ongoing) - Liked the odd events surrounding Cyrus's sons, but he spends too much time going over ancient battle tactics.

    April

    Books
    • The Power of Habit ***
    • Oh Crap! Potty Training (in progress)
    • Nine Princes in Amber (in progress)

    Games
    • Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (WiiU) **** - Good challenge and some innovative level elements.
    • Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (PS4) (in progress)
    • That Level Again 2 (Android) (in progress)
    • Hitman Go (Android) (in progress)
    • Valkyria Chronicles 3 (PSP) **** - Another gem in this series. Only gripe is that it's only available in a fan translation which was translated fairly literally. A localization would have been nice, Sega!
    • Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright (3DS) (in progress)

    Movies
    • How to Train Your Dragon 2 *** - Not as good as the first movie but still fun and funny.

    TV
    • New Girl Season 5 *** (ongoing)
    • Brooklyn Nine-Nine Season 2 *** (ongoing)
    • The Big Bang Theory Season 9 *** (ongoing)
    • Shark Tank Season 7 ** (ongoing)
    • The Flash Season 2 **** (ongoing)
    • Arrow Season 4 *** (ongoing)
    • Saturday Night Live Season 41 ** (ongoing)
    • Better Call Saul Season 2 **** (ongoing) - Great characters and writing and good finale. Favorite of the month.
    • Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Season 3 *** (ongoing)
    • Full Frontal with Samantha Bee Season 1 **** (ongoing)
    • Survivor Brains vs. Beauty vs. Brawn 2 *** (ongoing)
    • Marvels Agents of SHIELD Season 3 *** (ongoing)
    • Orphan Black Season 4 *** - Starting off slow.
    • Game of Thrones Season 6 **** (ongoing) - Strong return.

    Podcasts
    • Freakonomics Radio *** (ongoing)
    • Reply All **** (ongoing)
    • Serial * (ongoing)
    • 99% Invisible *** (ongoing)
    • Radiolab *** (ongoing)
    • BrainStuff *** (ongoing)
    • Common Sense with Dan Carlin ** (ongoing)
    • On the Media **** (ongoing) - Great commentary and explanation of the 2016 election. Favorite of the month.
    • TLDR *** (ongoing) - The old ones with PJ and Alex are better.
    • This American Life *** (ongoing)
    • Surprisingly Awesome **** (ongoing)

    May

    Books
    • Nine Princes in Amber **** - Pulls you in quickly, and I need to read the whole series now.
    • Percy Jackson: The Lightning Thief *** - Easy read, not great, not terrible.
    • The Guns of Avalon (in progress)

    Games
    • Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (PS4) (in progress)
    • That Level Again 2 (Android) (in progress)
    • Hitman Go (Android) (in progress)
    • Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright (3DS) **** - Great but not better than Awakening.
    • Grandia (PS1) (in progress)

    Movies
    • Captain America: Civil War *****

    TV
    • New Girl Season 5 *** (ongoing)
    • Brooklyn Nine-Nine Season 2 *** (ongoing)
    • The Big Bang Theory Season 9 *** (ongoing)
    • Shark Tank Season 7 ** (ongoing)
    • The Flash Season 2 **** (ongoing)
    • Arrow Season 4 *** (ongoing)
    • Saturday Night Live Season 41 * (ongoing)
    • Full Frontal with Samantha Bee Season 1 **** (ongoing)
    • Survivor Brains vs. Beauty vs. Brawn 2 *** (ongoing)
    • Marvel's Agents of SHIELD Season 3 **** (ongoing) - Strong finish and they had an interesting way to get rid of the villain. Favorite of the month.
    • Orphan Black Season 4 **** (ongoing)
    • Game of Thrones Season 6 **** (ongoing)

    Podcasts
    • Freakonomics Radio *** (ongoing)
    • Reply All **** (ongoing) - They found their Serial/Making a Murderer. Favorite of the month.
    • 99% Invisible **** (ongoing)
    • Radiolab *** (ongoing)
    • BrainStuff ** (ongoing)
    • Common Sense with Dan Carlin *** (ongoing)
    • On the Media *** (ongoing)
    • TLDR ** (ongoing)
    • This American Life *** (ongoing)
    • Imaginary Worlds *** (ongoing)

    June

    Books
    • The Guns of Avalon *** - Kind of fell flat after the first one so I hope the series gets better.
    • A Brief History of Time (in progress)

    Games
    • Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (PS4) (in progress)
    • Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc (Vita) **** - Not quite on Zero Escape Level, but very fun.
    • Bravely Second (3DS) (in progress)
    • That Level Again 2 (Android) *** - A little too easy especially compared to the first one.

    Movies
    • none

    TV
    • Shark Tank Season 7 **
    • Full Frontal with Samantha Bee Season 1 *** (ongoing)
    • Orphan Black Season 4 *** (ongoing)
    • Game of Thrones Season 6 ***** - Mind blowing finale, favorite of the month!
    • The Bachelorette Season 12 ** (ongoing)
    • America's Got Talent Season 11 ** (ongoing)
    • Orange is the New Black Season 4 **** - Would have won the month if not for it's depressing end and GoT.
    • Jessica Jones Season 1 * (ongoing) - Whew, this show is boring.

    Podcasts
    • Freakonomics Radio *** (ongoing)
    • Reply All *** (ongoing)
    • 99% Invisible *** (ongoing)
    • Radiolab **** (ongoing) - Some interesting stories in their archive. Favorite of the month!
    • BrainStuff ** (ongoing)
    • Common Sense with Dan Carlin *** (ongoing)
    • On the Media *** (ongoing)
    • TLDR ** (ongoing)
    • This American Life *** (ongoing)
    • Imaginary Worlds *** (ongoing)
    • Invisibilia *** (ongoing)
    • More Perfect **** (ongoing)

    July

    Books
    • A Brief History of Time (in progress)
    • The Sandman Vol. 1 *** - Started off slow but final issue was good and I hear it gets better.
    • Ultimate Spider-Man Vol. 15 *** - The story with Peter on a date with Kitty Pryde was cute but Silver Sable wasn't that interesting.

    Games
    • Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (PS4) **** - Best stealth gameplay ever made, but falls short of perfection with an incomplete story.
    • New Super Mario Bros. U (WiiU) *** - Very challenging for a 2D Mario.
    • Uncharted 4 (PS4) (in progress)
    • Bravely Second (3DS) (in progress)
    • Pokemon Go (Android) (in progress)

    Movies
    • Deadpool *** - Liked the humor and cheesy gore but it was a fairly typical superhero origin movie with a lame villain.
    • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice ** - Clearly tried to do too much to be a Man of Steel sequel, Batman origin, and Justice League setup movie and at the same time get in some Batman v Superman action. I liked some of the action sequences but the story was a mess and the motivations of the heroes were hard to believe.

    TV
    • Orphan Black Season 4 (ongoing) *** - Show is still interesting but got convoluted.
    • The Bachelorette Season 12 **
    • America's Got Talent Season 11 ***
    • Jessica Jones Season 1 (ongoing) *** - Picked up in Episode 7, but that's way too late to get going.
    • Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Season 4 (ongoing) ***
    • Stranger Things Season 1 ***** - Awesome show and a great 1980s throwback. Favorite of the month.
    • Mr. Robot Season 2 (ongoing) ** - Slow start.

    Podcasts
    • Freakonomics Radio (ongoing) ****
    • Reply All (ongoing) ***
    • 99% Invisible (ongoing) ***
    • Radiolab (ongoing) ***
    • BrainStuff (ongoing) ***
    • Common Sense with Dan Carlin (ongoing) ** - Gets repetitive.
    • On the Media (ongoing) **** - Political lies, Brazil's failed potential, Black Lives Matter, OTM covers the news better than most mainstream outlets. Favorite of the month.
    • TLDR (ongoing) ***
    • This American Life (ongoing) ***
    • Imaginary Worlds (ongoing) ***
    • Invisibilia (ongoing) ***
    • More Perfect (ongoing) ****
    • Revisionist History (ongoing) ***

    August

    Books
    • A Brief History of Time (in progress)

    Games
    • Uncharted 4 (PS4) ***** - Awesome end to this series. Maybe not as good as Uncharted 2 but clearly in the top 2 and some of the best graphics I've ever seen.
    • Xenoblade Chronicles X (WiiU) (in progress)
    • Bravely Second (3DS) (in progress)
    • Pokemon Go (Android) (in progress)

    Movies
    • none

    TV
    • Jessica Jones Season 1 ** - Sometimes good, most of the times boring. I didn't really like anyone except Luke Cage.
    • Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Season 4 (ongoing) ***
    • Mr. Robot Season 2 (ongoing) *** - Picked up near the end of the month so it's the favorite of the month I guess.

    Podcasts
    • Freakonomics Radio (ongoing) ***
    • Reply All (ongoing) ****
    • 99% Invisible (ongoing) ***
    • Radiolab (ongoing) ***
    • BrainStuff (ongoing) **
    • On the Media (ongoing) ***
    • TLDR (ongoing) ***
    • This American Life (ongoing) **
    • Imaginary Worlds (ongoing) **
    • Invisibilia (ongoing) ***
    • More Perfect (ongoing) ***
    • Revisionist History (ongoing) *** - My wife thinks Malcom Gladwell is a hack.
    • Science Vs (ongoing) ***** - A new one quickly becoming one of my favorites. Favorite of the month.

    September

    Books
    • A Brief History of Time *** - Fascinating but sometimes over my head!
    • Between the World and Me **** - Opened my eyes to the struggles of others. He puts it in a way I never thought about before.
    • Leviathan Wakes (in progress)

    Games
    • Xenoblade Chronicles X (WiiU) (in progress)
    • Bravely Second (3DS) **** - Improved on the original in many ways but stalled in some ways.
    • Pokemon Go (Android) (in progress)
    • Terraway (Vita) **** - Very innovative and fun.
    • Ace Attorney: Spirit of Justice (3DS) (in progress)
    • Brain It On (Android) (in progress)

    Movies
    • The Search for General Tso ***

    TV
    • Mr. Robot Season 2 ***** - Great finish with a lot of twists and never ending suspense. Favorite of the month.
    • America's Got Talent Season 11 **
    • The Night Of Season 1 **** - Good suspense but the main character is not bright.
    • The Sopranos Season 2 *** - Fun to binge while breeding pokemon.
    • John Adams *** - Well acted and learned some history (and some false things they changed for no reason), but what was up with the slanted camera angles?
    • Atlanta Season 1 (in progress) ** - Appreciate its uniqueness and what it stands for but not my thing.

    Podcasts
    • Freakonomics Radio (ongoing) ***
    • Reply All (ongoing) ***
    • 99% Invisible (ongoing) ***
    • Radiolab (ongoing) ***
    • BrainStuff (ongoing) ***
    • Common Sense with Dan Carlin (ongoing) **
    • On the Media (ongoing) **** - Still my best source of news. Favorite of the month.
    • TLDR (ongoing) ***
    • This American Life (ongoing) ***
    • Imaginary Worlds (ongoing) ***
    • Revisionist History (ongoing) ***
    • Science Vs (ongoing) ****

    October

    Books
    • Leviathan Wakes (in progress)

    Games
    • Pokemon Go (Android) - Liked the Halloween thing but other than that I'm done with it.
    • Ace Attorney: Spirit of Justice (3DS) (in progress)
    • Pokemon Y (3DS) (in progress) - Building teams and battling is fun and (too) addicting.

    Movies
    • 13th ***

    TV
    • The Sopranos Season 3 ***
    • Designated Survivor Season 1 ***
    • The Flash Season 3 ***
    • Marvel's Agents of SHIELD Season 4 *** - Liking the Ghost Rider addition.
    • Luke Cage Season 1 **
    • Westworld Season 1 **** - Innovative new series. Favorite of the month.
    • Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Season 3 ****

    Podcasts
    • Freakonomics Radio ****
    • Reply All **** - Still the best. Favorite of the month.
    • 99% Invisible ***
    • Radiolab ***
    • BrainStuff ***
    • Common Sense with Dan Carlin **
    • On the Media ***
    • TLDR ***
    • This American Life ***
    • Imaginary Worlds ***
    • Revisionist History ***
    • Science Vs ***
    • Surprisingly Awesome ** - Not liking the host change.

    November

    Books
    • Leviathan Wakes **** - Got vibes of Firefly and Hyperion. Good start to a series.
    • Star Wars: Lost Stars *** - Not a bad YA novel and I liked how it overlapped the OT.

    Games
    • Ace Attorney: Spirit of Justice (3DS) **** - Strong conclusion that involved twists and revolution.
    • Pokemon Y (3DS) - Think I'm finally ready to move on to Sun.
    • Uncharted: Golden Abyss (Vita) **** - Another fun Drake adventure if not a little formulaic.
    • Persona 4 Golden (Vita) (in progress)

    Movies
    • Star Trek Beyond ** - Man what a vanilla plot with nonexistent character development or thought-provoking moments.
    • Arrival **** - Overall great film with a nice twist in the end.
    • Kubo and the Two Strings **** - Visually stunning, and a fun and funny anime-ish story.

    TV
    • The Flash Season 3 (ongoing) ***
    • Marvel's Agents of SHIELD Season 4 (ongoing) ****
    • Westworld Season 1 (ongoing) ***** - Gets better and better. Favorite of the month easily!
    • Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Season 3 ****

    Podcasts
    • Freakonomics Radio *** (ongoing)
    • Reply All *** (ongoing)
    • 99% Invisible *** (ongoing)
    • Radiolab **** (ongoing)
    • BrainStuff ** (ongoing)
    • On the Media (ongoing) ***** - Their unapologetic treatment of Trump and attempts to understand (at least at the end) his supporters shows how great they are. Favorite of the month.
    • TLDR ** (ongoing)
    • This American Life *** (ongoing)
    • Imaginary Worlds *** (ongoing)
    • Science Vs *** (ongoing)


    December

    Books
    • Super Forecasting (in progress)
    • Sandman Vol. 2 **** - Great improvement over the first volume and makes me want to read them all now.

    Games
    • Persona 4 Golden (Vita) (in progress)

    Movies
    • Rogue One *** - Good for what it was, but not the same Star Wars experience I'm used to

    TV
    • The Flash Season 3 ***
    • Marvel's Agents of SHIELD Season 4 ***
    • Westworld Season 1 **** - Great finale though going in a fairly predictable direction
    • 3% Season 1 **** - A little Brazilian gem and I love the mind games. Favorite of the month.
    • Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Season 5 ***

    Podcasts
    • Freakonomics Radio **** - Great three part series on medicine opened my eyes to how f*ed up it is. Favorite of the month.
    • Reply All **** - Pizzagate *facepalm*
    • 99% Invisible **** - Always strong with episodes on acoustics, 10 letters for the president, and cheap China manufacturing
    • Radiolab ***
    • BrainStuff **
    • On the Media ***
    • TLDR ***
    • This American Life ***
    • Imaginary Worlds ***
    • Science Vs ***
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    2016:

    Books:
    Peter. F. Hamilton - The Evolutionary Void ****
    Trudi Canavan - The Magician's Apprentice ***
    C.J. Cherryh - Fortress in the Eye of Time ***
    Trudi Canavan - The Magician's Guild ***
    Trudi Canavan - The Novice ***
    Trudi Canavan - The High Lord ***
    C. J. Cherryh - Fortress of Eagles ****
    C. J. Cherryh - Fortress of Owls ***
    C. J. Cherryh - Fortress of Dragons ***
    C. J. Cherryh - Fortress of Ice ***
    Anthony Ryan - Raven's shadow - Blood song *** (unexpectedly good ending, but confusing.)
    Brian McClellan - Promise of Blood ***
    David Hair - Moontide book 1 ***
    David Hair - Moontide book 2 ****
    Raven Trilogy, book 1, 2 and 3 **

    To be read: Need recommendations!

    TV:
    -Stargate SG-1 Season 2 ****
    -Stargate SG-1 Season 3 ****
    -Stargate SG-1 Season 4 ***
    -Stargate SG-1 Season 5 ****
    -Stargate SG-1 Season 6 ***
    -Stargate SG-1 Season 7 ****
    -Stargate SG-1 Season 8 *****

    -Psych Season 1 ***


    Movie

    Kinsman: Secret Service ****
    Star wars VII ***

    Video Games:
    X-COM EW: Ironman Impossible ***
    XCOM 2 **
    SMITE (ongoing) ***
    Darkest Dungeon ****
    Skyrim ultra modded ****
    Crusader Kings II (ongoing)

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    I'll probably use this more for books as I'm wanting to read a lot more this year (50-100 book range is the target). Tara got me basically every Stephen King book for my kindle so it'll be mostly that for a while. I'll try to put in TV shows and movies as well though.

    Books

    -Stephen King :: Duma Key ***** - This was a re-read (for the 4th time) I wanted to do last year but my Mum has had my physical copy for ages. One of my top 5 King books.

    -Stephen King :: The Shining*** - First time reading this funnily enough. So, so, so much better than the Kubrick movie which I was worried may taint my experience of the book. But after one chapter I no longer saw Jack Nicholson's face as the main character or associated that horrible actress from the movie with the awesome character that is Wendy. That said, the book wasn't all that great for me. It definitely has tense moments and I love the internal dialogue that runs throughout for all the characters but I was really expecting a lot more from a book that receives so much hype. Not one I would re-read in a hurry.

    TV Shows

    -The West Wing (in progress) ***** - A star rating doesn't even begin to sum up my absolute, unwavering love for this show. It is, for my mind, the greatest piece of television I have seen and probably ever will see, and I am not ashamed to admit that I re-watch it all twice a year, every year.

    Movies

    -Unfriended ** - Different... I guess. I give them props for trying something new and there were a few moments where it worked, but mostly it was more frustrating and stupid like a lot of horror films tend to be. The last 30 minutes was just intolerable screaming and crying as well, it was pretty unbearable.

    -Star Wars: the Force Awakens
    ***** - I saw it for the second time just after New Years eve. Heavy nerd breathing describes my opinion on this film.

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    Here we go again. As usual, the ratings go from one star to five stars.

    JANUARY:

    Films:
    • African Queen ***
    • Batman: Bad Blood **
    • Beloye solntse pustyni (White Sun of the Desert) ***
    • Last King of Scotland ***
    • The African Queen ***


    Games:
    • Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns ****


    TV:
    • Agent Carter Season 2 ***
    • Arrow Season 4 ***
    • Legends of Tomorrow Season 1 ***
    • Supergirl Season 1 ***
    • The Flash Season 2 ***


    Web:
    • Extra Credits ***
    • Kevin Smith ***
    • Nostalgia Critic and pals ***
    • WoodenPotatoes ***
    • tGA ***


    FEBRUARY:

    Films:
    • Ex Machina ***
    • Inside Out ***
    • Kummeli Kultakuume (Kummeli Gold Fever) ***
    • The Public Enemy ***
    • The Song of Bernadette ***


    TV:
    • Peaky Blinders Season 1 ****
    • Star Wars: Rebels Season 2 ***
    • The Lion Guard ***
    • Venture Bros. Season 6 ***
    • Walt Disney (PBS Documentary) ****


    MARCH:

    TV:
    • Daredevil Season 2 ****
    • Once Upon a Time Season 5B ***


    Web:
    • Collider Videos ***


    APRIL:

    Films:
    • Coraline ***
    • L'enfant sauvage (The Wild Child) ***
    • The Search (1948) ***
    • Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens ***


    Games:
    • Dark Forces ***
    • Shovel Knight ****


    TV:
    • Les aventuriers de l’art moderne (Adventures of Modern Art) (Documentary) ****
    • My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Season 6 ***


    MAY:

    Films:
    • Deadpool ***


    JUNE:

    Films:
    • Out of the Past ****


    JULY:

    Books:
    • Le fils de la lumière (Son of Light) by Christian Jacq ***


    AUGUST:

    Films:
    • Batman: The Killing Joke ***
    • The Jungle Book (2016) ***
    • Kung Fu Panda 3 ***
    • The Legend of Tarzan ***
    • Zootropolis ***


    SEPTEMBER:

    TV:
    • Gotham Season 3 ***
    • Once Upon a Time Season 6 ***
    • Star Wars Rebels Season 3 ***


    OCTOBER:

    TV:
    • Agents of SHIELD Season 4 ***
    • Arrow Season 5 ***
    • The Flash Season 3 ***
    • Hell on Wheels Season 5 ***


    NOVEMBER:

    Films:
    • The Big Sleep (1946) ****
    • My Little Pony: Equestria Girls - Legend of Everfree ***


    TV:
    • Legends of Tomorrow Season 2 ***


    DECEMBER:


    Books:
    • Le temple des millions d'années (The Eternal Temple) by Christian Jacq ***


    Films:
    • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story ***
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    January

    Books
    Memoirs of a Geisha - ***** - Love this book, despite the controversy around it I try to take it for what it is and it is absolutely beautifully written.

    TV Shows
    Celebrity Big Brother - *** - Lel, you gotta love a daft reality show.
    Luther - **** - Idris Elba <3


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    My 2016 Goals
    Books to read: 100 (14/100)
    Games to play: 25 (7/25)
    Movies to watch: 25 (7/25)
    TV shows to watch: 25 (10/25)

    ***** = must read/watch/play
    **** = should read/watch/play
    *** = maybe read/watch/play
    ** = don't read/watch/play
    * = must read/watch/play (for cringe humour, amirite?)

    January

    Books
    • Mockingjay (Hunger Games #3) ** - Disappointing conclusion to what was a great series.
    • World War Z * - Maybe the audiobook is a better way to experience this, but in text it was awful.
    • Proper Gauge (Wool #2) **** - World and characters really starting to get fleshed out, digging it.
    • The Sign of Four (Sherlock Holmes #2) *** - Some good stuff but pretty boring overall and some light racism.
    • The Walking Dead Vol. 20 ** - Same old trout, plot is really spinning its wheels here.
    • The Library at Mount Char ***** - Tremendous novel, highly recommended to any Neil Gaiman fans or, hell, any reader really.
    • Death: The High Cost of Living (Death of the Endless #1) ***** - Speaking of Gaiman, great stuff here, Death is a phenomenal character.
    • Heir to the Empire (Star Wars: The Thrawn Trilogy #1) *** - Nothing spectacular, some entertaining bits if you're a Star Wars fan.


    Games

    Movies
    • The Prestige ***** - Watched this after Bowie died, what a roller coaster ride of a film.
    • Star Wars: The Force Awakens *** - Might catch hell for this, but while this was a great love-letter to the original, it was far too heavily derivative to be considered great on its own merits.
    • The Revenant ***** - Everything about this film was absolutely stunning.
    • The Hateful Eight ***** - Brilliant cast and brilliantly paced.
    • The Big Short *** - Good film, but to be honest so much of it went over my head, a lot to take in.
    • The 5th Wave * - Garbage.


    TV
    • Supernatural Season One **** - A lot of fun, especially for anyone with an interest in mythology/the occult.



    February

    Books
    • The Revenant (in progress)
    • The Walking Dead Vol. 21 (in progress)
    • The Scarlet Pimpernel (in progress)
    • Daring Greatly (in progress)
    • The Ables (in progress)
    • Saga, Volume 1 (in progress)


    Games
    • The Static Speaks My Name (PC) ** - Full of "woah edgy depressed crazy guy" cliches.
    • Super Mario World (GBA) (in progress)
    • Rocket League (PC) (in progress)
    • Super Mario World 2 (SNES) (in progress)
    • Half-Life 2 (PC) (in progress)
    • Mass Effect (PC) (in progress)
    • Street Fighter Alpha 3 (PS1) (in progress)


    Movies
    • Nightcrawler (in progress)


    TV
    • Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season One (in progress)
    • The Walking Dead Season Six (in progress)
    • F is for Family Season One (in progress)
    • Jessica Jones Season One (in progress)
    • Making a Murderer Season One (in progress)
    • Fargo Season One (in progress)
    • Bojack Horseman Season One (in progress)
    • Glee Season One (in progress)
    • Better Call Saul Season One ​(in progress)
    • The X-Files Season One (in progress)

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    The only media goal I have is reading 12 books for the year. So far, I've passed the half-way mark. Completed books are in Dark Green.

    Paddle Your Own Canoe, by Nick Offerman 5/5
    Star Wars: The Force Wakens Novelization 5/5
    Howard the Duck Vol. 1 TPB 5/5
    House of M TPB 4/5
    Gumption, by Nick Offerman 4/5

    Undisputed, by Chris Jericho 4/5
    Life, by Kieth Richards 5/5
    Howard the Duck Vol. 2 TPB 5/5

    X-Men: Days of Future Past HC 4.5/5
    Stories I Tell Myself: Growing Up With Hunter S. Thompson, by Juan Thompson 5/5

    X-Men: God Loves, Man Kills 5/5
    Original Sins 4/5
    Agent Carter: Operation Sin 5/5
    I Must Say: My Life As A Humble Comedy Legend, by Martin Short

    I'll also list all the movies I watched. First time movies will be Red, movies I've seen before will be in Blue.

    Star Wars: A New Hope 5/5
    Star Wars: Empire Strikes Back 4.5/5
    Get Hard 4/5
    Deadpool 5/5
    Grand Budapest Hotel 4.5/5
    Captain America: Civil War 5/5
    Ted 2 3/5
    The Huntsman 3.5/5
    Batman V Superman 4/5
    The Nice Guys 5/5
    X-Men Apocalypse 4/5
    Lego Movie 5/5
    Last edited by Colonel Angus; 06-09-2016 at 05:12 AM.

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