The Queen’s Gambit Episode 3- “Doubled Pawns”

“I know what it feels like to lose.” “Yeah, I bet you do.” “And now, you do too.”

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Pottering Around – Chapter 4.4 Back to the Burrow

January 25, 2021 by Mangum Reads

Molly Weasley is the best.


Pottering Around – Chapter 4.3 The Invitation

January 18, 2021 by Mangum Reads

Do you think the Weasley’s get mail?


The Queen’s Gambit Episode 2- “Exchanges”

January 17, 2021 by terry

“Do you see it now, or should we finish this on the board?”


Pottering Around – Chapter 4.2 The Scar

January 11, 2021 by Mangum Reads

Now we’re back in early Harry Potter territory.


Pottering Around – Chapter 4.1 The Riddle House

January 4, 2021 by Mangum Reads

Spencer the real lie there is you actually going to sleep before 3am.


The Queen’s Gambit Episode 1- “Openings”

January 3, 2021 by terry

“To tell you the truth of it child, you are astounding.”


Mangum Watches (with some trepidation) Megan is Missing

December 30, 2020 by Mangum Talks Admin

The thing about the teeth made me legit laugh.


Episode 69 – The Forward Collection Review

December 21, 2020 by Mangum Reads

We finally have come to the end of the Forward Collection, and now you get to be regaled with the foods we ascribe to these stories. We talk quite a number of other things in our “Forward Wrap-up”.


Mandalorian Episode 16- “The Rescue”

December 18, 2020 by terry

“Come little one.” “He doesn’t want to go with you.” “He’s wants your permission.”


Mandalorian Episode 15- “The Believer”

December 15, 2020 by terry

“Moff Gideon. You have something I want.”


Episode 68 – Emergency Skin by NK Jemisin (The Forward Collection)

by Mangum Reads

It’s very funny that this is set basically where we’ve all lived at some point.


Mandalorian Episode 14- “The Tragedy”

December 12, 2020 by terry

“Then our deal is complete.” “Not quite. We agreed that in exchange for the return of my armor, we will ensure the safety of the child.” “The child is gone” “Until he is returned to you safely, we are in your debt.”


Mandalorian Episode 13- “The Jedi”

December 11, 2020 by terry

“There is one possibility. Go to the planet Tython. There you will find the ancient ruins of a temple that has a strong connection to The Force. Place Grogu on the seeing stone on the top of the mountain. Then Grogu can chose his path.”


Episode 67 – Summer Frost by Blake Crouch (The Forward Collection)

December 7, 2020 by Mangum Reads

I almost got 3 paragraphs on my re-read, I then decided that the narrator wasn’t the most significant issue.


Mandalorian Episode 12- The Siege

December 5, 2020 by terry

“Does he still have the asset?” “Yes, our source confirmed it.” “And we will be ready.”


Mandalorian Episode 11- “The Heiress”

December 4, 2020 by terry

“Take the foundling to the city of Calodan. On the forest planet of Corvus. There you will find Ahsoka Tano. Tell her you were sent by Bo-Katan. And thank you, your bravery will not be forgotten. This is the way.”


Episode 66 – The Last Conversation by Paul Trembly (The Forward Collection)

December 1, 2020 by Mangum Reads

The Doctor is probably the most interesting character.


Mandalorian Episode 10- “The Passenger”

November 27, 2020 by terry

“You should be arrested, but these are trying times.”


Mangum Laughs Kevin Hart- Zero F**ks Given

November 25, 2020 by terry

BJ and Lee return to discuss Kevin Hart’s newest Netflix special “Zero F**ks Given”


Episode 65 – You Have Arrived at Your Destination by Amor Towles (The Forward Collection)

November 23, 2020 by Mangum Reads

It’s been a while since our last converstation.


Mandalorian Episode 9- “The Marshal”

November 21, 2020 by terry

“Wherever I go, he goes.” “So I’ve heard.”


Episode 64 – Randomize by Andy Weir (The Forward Collection)

November 16, 2020 by Mangum Reads

Well the accents were pretty good?


Mandalorian Episode 8- “Redemption”

November 14, 2020 by terry

“You expect me to search the galaxy for the home of this creature and deliver it to a race of enemy sorcerers?” “This is the way.”


Episode 63 – Ark by Veronica Roth (Forward Collection)

November 9, 2020 by Mangum Reads

I bet the old scientist would be played by Leonardo DiCaprio and it would go a bit too far.