Media Delved in the Year 2008

Same routine as the year before, although I hope to watch less anime and read more books this year.

Since the beginning of the year 2008 I have read/am reading the following books (in the listed order)

  • A Crown of Swords by Robert Jordan (Complete)
  • T. S. Eliot – The Complete Poems and Plays 1909-1950 (Complete)
  • Peter Camenzind by Hermann Hesse (Complete)
  • Rosshalde by Hermann Hesse (Complete)
  • The Iliad by Homer translated by Samuel Butler (Complete)
  • The Path of Daggers by Robert Jordan (Complete)
  • The Odyssey by Homer translated by George Herbert Palmer (Complete)
  • Demian by Hermann Hesse (Complete)
  • Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse (Complete)
  • Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, Epic Cycle, Homerica translated by Hugh G. Evelyn-White (Complete)
  • W B Yeats – Selected Poetry (Complete)
  • Steppenwolf by Hermann Hesse (Complete)
  • Chamber Music by James Joyce (Complete)
  • Canadian Poetry: Volume One edited by Jack David and Robert Lecker (Complete)
  • Narcissus and Goldmund by Hermann Hesse (Complete)
  • The Fables of Aesop translated by S. A. Handford (Complete)
  • The Poems of Sappho translated by Edwin Marion Cox (Complete)
  • Magister Ludi (The Glass Bead Game) by Hermann Hesse (ongoing)
  • A Season in Hell and The Drunken Boat by Arthur Rimbaud translated by Louise Varèse (Complete)
  • T. S. Eliot by Northrop Frye (ongoing)
  • The Works of John Donne (ongoing)
  • The Birth of Tragedy by Friedrich Nietzsche translated by Francis Golffing (ongoing)
  • Winter’s Heart by Robert Jordan (ongoing)

Since the beginning of 2008 I have played/am playing the following video games (in no particular order):

  • Final Fantasy Tactics for PS1 (ongoing)
  • Baldur’s Gate/Tales of the Sword Coast for PC (Complete)
  • Samurai Warriors for PS2 (ongoing)
  • Tales of the Abyss for PS2 (Complete)
  • Marvel Ultimate Alliance for PS2 (Complete)
  • Baldur’s Gate II: Shadows of Amn/Throne of Bhaal for PC (ongoing)
  • Emerald Dragon for SNES (Complete)

Since the beginning of 2008 I have watched/am watching the following series (again, in no particular order):

  • Doctor Who 1964-1966 (ongoing)
  • Mobile Suit Gundam OO (ongoing)
  • Torchwood Season 2 (ongoing)
  • Law and Order Season 1 (Complete)
  • Cromartie High School dubbed (Complete)
  • Excel Saga dubbed (ongoing)
  • Cowboy Bebop dubbed (Complete)
  • Law and Order Season 18 (ongoing)
  • Mobile Suit Gundam 0079 dubbed (ongoing)

Since the beginning of 2008 I have watched the following movies (wherever and however I may):

  • The Barefoot Contessa
  • Jacob’s Ladder
  • Some Like It Hot
  • A Night to Remember
  • Kung Fu Hustle
  • Witness to Murder
  • Kiss Me Deadly
  • The House of Usher
  • Friday the 13th
  • Friday the 13th Part II
  • Friday the 13th III
  • The Toxic Avenger
  • Thrillkill
  • The Killing
  • Arsenic and Old Lace
  • The Asphalt Jungle
  • Assault on Precinct 13 (1976)
  • Orgazmo
  • L’Atalante
  • Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner
  • Fantastic Four
  • Drunken Master
  • Avanti
  • Two Women

Since the beginning of 2008 I have read the following comics:

  • Batman: Year One
  • The Dark Knight Returns
  • Watchmen
  • From Hell
  • The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Volumes I and II
  • Supreme #41-56
  • Supreme: The Return
  • V for Vendetta
  • Y: The Last Man

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