Nostalgic Bookshelf

Snarky recaps of nostalgic media, including Making Out, Baywatch, Blyton and Baby-Sitter's Club
Posts by Dove
I am Team Geiger (Making Out), Team Nina/Lucas (Making Out), Team Jessica (Sweet Valley) and Team Bad Guy (Point Horror). I was once in a Fairy Liquid advert and am the voice of a claymation cow named Daisy.

[My Little Pony] My Little Pony: Sweet Stuff and the Treasure Hunt (S01E25) (22 Jan 2019)

Dove recaps My Little Pony: Sweet Stuff and the Treasure Hunt (S01E25) wherein Sweet Stuff can’t play with the others because she’s differently abled. And Dove gets insulted.


[My Little Pony] My Little Pony: Bright Lights – Parts 3-4 (S01E23-24) (8 Jan 2019)

Dove recaps My Little Pony: Bright Lights – Parts 3-4 (S01E23-24) and gets completely sidetracked by the constant rotation of ponies on this quest and the unsettling metaphor it may or may not be.


[The Famous Five] Famous Five #9: Five Fall Into Adventure by Enid Blyton (19 Dec 2018)

Dove recaps Famous Five #9: Five Fall Into Adventure by Enid Blyton, which is the most racist Blyton to date and, as a bonus, features Julian and Dick’s first TWO forays into kidnapping.


[My Little Pony] My Little Pony: The Glass Princess – Parts 3-4 (S01E18-19) (27 Nov 2018)

Dove recaps My Little Pony: The Glass Princess – Parts 3-4 (S01E18-19), wherein the animation fails hard, Megan is insufferable, and Hasbro actually turn down the opportunity to merchandise a plot point.


[Making Out] Making Out #10: Nina Shapes Up by Katherine Applegate (and Michael Grant) (14 Nov 2018)

Dove recaps Making Out #10: Nina Shapes Up by Katherine Applegate (and Michael Grant) in which Nina is neither shaped nor shapeless, but Zoey is a complete pain in the ass


[My Little Pony] My Little Pony: The Great Rainbow Caper (S01E015) (23 Oct 2018)

Dove recaps My Little Pony: The Great Rainbow Caper (S01E08) wherein a lot happens, most of it unexplained. But it’s short. So that’s a thing.


[My Little Pony] My Little Pony: The Ghost of Paradise Estate – Parts 3-4 (S01E13-14) (9 Oct 2018)

Dove recaps the final two parts of The Ghost of Paradise Estate, wherein there are a lot of nets, water and geography as the plot requires.


[My Little Pony] My Little Pony: The End of Flutter Valley – Parts 9-10 (S01E09-10) (11 Sep 2018)

Dove recaps My Little Pony: The End of Flutter Valley – Parts 9-10 (S01E09-10) wherein tunnels are dug in seconds and the phrase “ending fatigue” takes on new meaning.


[My Little Pony] My Little Pony: The End of Flutter Valley – Parts 5-6 (S01E05-6) (14 Aug 2018)

Dove recaps My Little Pony: The End of Flutter Valley – Parts 5-6 wherein a lot of Flutter Ponies are held captive not by bars or honey, but because the plot says so.


[Movies] The Hole (2001) (7 Aug 2018)

Dove recaps The Hole (2001) wherein everyone over the age of eighteen is absolutely incapable of rational thought, and those under that age are terrifying.