[Retrospective] – A Rewind Of: June 2016

Retrospective is a monthly post to rewind all of the happenings, thoughts, and discussions here at thoughts and afterthoughts. 


A Rewind Of:
June 2016



But can we just talk about this fucking graph (again)?


Think Aloud/Terrible Protagonist:

#33 – Hype, Negativity, and Reading Books I Know I’ll Dislike


[Movie Trailers]: The Light Between Oceans

Memes (Top Ten Tuesday):

#111 – Character Archetypes and Their Associated Fragrances
#112 – Anticipated Books During Second Half of 2016
#113 – Favourite 2016 Releases Thus Far
#114 – Conversation Starts Between Readers (or Shit Readers Say)


[Book Haul]: April/May (Spring 2016)
[Awards/Tags]: I Messed Up Tag
[Awards/Tags]: New York Times By The Book Tag
[Make Me Read It Readathon]: Sign Up and Vote
[Book Events]: Simon and Schuster Canada 2016 Fall Preview

Other Feels:

Television (Not a full list of what I watch):

(If you love to talk television, hit me up on Twitter and we can share feels together!)

Big Brother US18: I ACTUALLY HAVEN’T WATCHED IT YET LOL. Good thing is that I’m not keeping track of the spoiler feeds this time around so I really don’t know what’s up in the house other than the knowledge of a few houseguests.

Descendants of the Sun: If you are someone who vouched for this show…we need to have a chat about how/why this show is good. The writing is super cheeseballs. 

Game of Thrones S6: LYANNA MORMONT FOR THE IRON THRONE. But seriouslywhyisAryaladystoneheartreincarnate

Hotel Hell S3: Drinking game: every time Gordon Ramsay says “stop it” take a drink. 

iZombie S2: Finally finished season 2! I love this show so much.

Orphan Black S4: Can you believe Season 5 is going to be the expected FINAL season? TATIANA FOR EMMY OSCAR EVERYTHING. But really that last episode was all PROTECT COSIMA THE BIGGEST CINNAMON ROLL OF ALL.

Reign S3: Okay, deaths and terrible romances aside, when Mary actually does shit, it’s interesting (e.g. when she’s en-route back to Scotland).

Scream S2: Really hoping the killer is someone who will actually surprise me…

The Mindy Project S4: Still do not ship Jody and Mindy.


Spotlight: This movie is an explosion of khaki everything. Also it makes me want to be an investigative journalist!

Mr. Right: Why did I watch this film? Anna Kendrick being Anna Kendrick. Otherwise, it was pretty bad.

Captain America: Winter Soldier: The problem watching this film for the first time is that since I already saw the trailer for Civil War, I’m basically spoiled with the knowledge of a certain character. Soooooo.


(Maroon bolded names link to the track for easy peasy listening)


Game of Thrones – Light of the Seven: YES…THIS FUCKING SONG. UGH. I bow down to  you, Ramin Djawadi.


Jonas Blue – Perfect Strangers (feat. J.P. Cooper): Tropical house dance. That is all.

Martin Jensen – Oops: If you’ve ever played any video game in the 90s, this track is like an homage to it. Straight up robotic sex, no vocal backing.

Cash Cash – Broken Drum (feat. Fitz of Fitz & The Tantrums): A jazzy dance track.

Kapslap – Felt This Good (feat. M. Bronx): Still listening to this song since last month oh my. It is officially summer and I am happy even if the sun continually singes my skin.

Solano – Rise Up (feat. Bitter Kiss, Life in Colour 2016 Anthem): Life in Colour is a musical festival with lots of colour paint. This is the anthem this year.

Alan Walker – Sing Me To Sleep: I love how the music video was filmed in Hong Kong. But if you haven’t listened to Alan Walker’s previous ethereal smash Faded, then here you go.

Attom – Better: Super chill. Super groovy.

Ryos – Where We Are (feat. Karra): I’m electronic music trash.


A great book hauling month. Standard blogging month with the caveat that I’m probably a month behind all of my comments LOL. Damn, I suck.


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8 thoughts on “[Retrospective] – A Rewind Of: June 2016”

  1. Arya is totally Lady Stoneheart reincarnate! LOL I also don’t see the Jody & Mindy ship. The False Prince looks interesting & that’s one hell of a graph *thumbs up*


  2. Can we also talk about how Varys went to Dorne and back to Meereen in a disturbingly quick fashion? Or Arya. Or, really, all of the f*cking characters. Do they have airplanes now? The S&S Fall Preview sounds fun.


  3. I usually like Sam Rockwell, but … Mr. Right … what even is this film?
    But I definitely need to pick up that drinking game for Hotel Hell! Did you watch the Vienna Inn one? Aside from the owners being absolute creeps, it was the first time I wasn’t totally cool with the redesign they did. Of course it looked better, but the hotel had a theme – aka Vienna – and that was TOTALLY gone afterwards!


  4. Big Brother is kind of decent right now. Lots of twists (including three eviction nominees) this time around and no BOTB! 😀 I won’t give any spoilers or anything though since you haven’t been watching or keeping up with them. I actually haven’t been keeping up with spoilers either. I just wait to be surprised during the episodes, lol.


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