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: 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.


[The Famous Five] The Famous Five #6: Five on Kirrin Island Again by Enid Blyton (3 Aug 2018)

Dove recaps The Famous Five #6: Five on Kirrin Island Again by Enid Blyton, wherein everyone hates on Anne, despite her being the best thing in this. Also, there’s a tower, secrets, adventure, and it’s all incredibly boring.


[My Little Pony] My Little Pony: The End of Flutter Valley – Parts 1-2 (S01E01-2) (10 Jul 2018)

Dove recaps My Little Pony: The End of Flutter Valley – Parts 1-2 (S01E01-2) and becomes heartily sick of all of the “hilarious” pratfalls they manage to ram into two 10-minute episodes.


[My Little Pony] My Little Pony: The Movie (1986) (26 Jun 2018)

Dove recaps My Little Pony: The Movie (1986) and swears a lot, and mourns the misuse of a potentially great plot.


[Making Out] Making Out #5: Claire Gets Caught by Katherine Applegate (and Michael Grant) (9 May 2018)

Dove recaps Making Out #5: Claire Gets Caught by Katherine Applegate (and Michael Grant) wherein Claire is outstanding, Lucas is a horny toad, Jake is adorable, Nina and Benjamin are faffy, and there is SNOW!


[The Famous Five] The Famous Five #3: Five Run Away Together by Enid Blyton (18 Apr 2018)

Dove recaps The Famous Five #3: Five Run Away Together by Enid Blyton, wherein Julian is rather insufferable, but the food – when they get it – is absolutely wizard!


[My Little Pony] My Little Pony Special: Escape from Midnight Castle (17 Apr 2018)

My Little Pony: Escape from (or Rescue at) Midnight (or Nightmare) Castle aka Firefly’s Adventure. Wherein Tirek is a most awesome monster, Scorpan is sympathetic and even Spike is interesting.