Nostalgic Bookshelf

Snarky recaps of nostalgic media, including Making Out, Baywatch, Blyton and Baby-Sitter's Club
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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.

[Movies] The Hole (2001)
by Dove on 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.

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Famous Five 6: Five on Kirrin Island Again by Enid Blyton[The Famous Five] The Famous Five #6: Five on Kirrin Island Again by Enid Blyton
by Dove on 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.

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The End of Flutter Valley (G1 Cover)[My Little Pony] My Little Pony: The End of Flutter Valley – Parts 1-2 (S01E01-2)
by Dove on 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.

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My Little Pony: The Movie (1986) (1)[My Little Pony] My Little Pony: The Movie (1986)
by Dove on 26 Jun 2018

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

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[Making Out] Making Out #5: Claire Gets Caught by Katherine Applegate (and Michael Grant)
by Dove on 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!

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Famous Five 3: Five Run Away Together by Enid Blyton[The Famous Five] The Famous Five #3: Five Run Away Together by Enid Blyton
by Dove on 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!

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My Little Pony (Gen 1)[My Little Pony] My Little Pony Special: Escape from Midnight Castle
by Dove on 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.

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[Making Out] Making Out #3: Nina Won’t Tell by Katherine Applegate (and Michael Grant)
by Dove on 14 Mar 2018

Dove Recaps Making Out #3: Nina Won’t Tell, wherein Nina is the bravest of the brave and the funniest of the funny. Proceed with caution as this recap discusses and references the sexual abuse of a minor.

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[Sweet Valley] Sweet Valley Twins #42: Jessica’s Secret
by Dove on 5 Mar 2018

Dove recaps Sweet Valley Twins #42: Jessica’s Secret, wherein we find people both stupider and bitchier than the Unicorns, and Elizabeth wants to know: HAVE YOU STARTED YOUR PERIOD?

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