Watson’s A Woman?

I posted this for a class assignment last semester, and I still think it’s pretty relevant! Maybe I should start watching Elementary again…

Gendertainment

I know this is old news, but in one of the more recent adaptations of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes, Lucy Liu (of Charlie’s Angels fame) has taken up the role of Dr. Watson. That is, Doctor Joan Watson.

This is great news! A WOC (woman of color) playing a well known doctor! On American TV. How awesome is that?

Jon Michael Hill plays “Detective Bell” and Lucy Liu is “Joan Watson” in CBS’s Elementary.

I’ll admit, when I first started hearing of the show (which was just after BBC’s Sherlock had just finished it’s British premiere of season 2) I thought it was just us Americans trying to get some ratings off of a popular British TV show.

Then I started hearing about how Liu’s character Joan is a disgraced surgeon, with no military background (as opposed to the canon, where Watson is a former military doctor). Then…

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Eon Review – 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

There are few books that I hold in high enough regard to give them a five star rating. The only othereoncover book I’ve ever done that for is Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss. I had a lot of trepidation going into this book, but I came out of it feeling like a kid again; like I had been a part of that story and that I could do anything. But there’s so much more to Eon than just making me feel like a hopeful reader that can’t get to the bookstore fast enough for the sequel.

Spoilers below.

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Some New Photos

This semester, I’m enrolled in a handful of photography classes, a Photography I and a Photojournalism class. I’ve got a few of my favorite shots, either those I submitted for a grade or not, to show you.

Special thanks to my roommates, Becky Teller, Jessie McCormick and Kelly Lynch for modelling. Extra special thanks to Kelly for helping me out on some shots.