Media Delved in the Year 2012

Updated: May 25, 2012

How ’bout a few more updates this year? Yeah, that should be an attainable goal. I expect to see much more reading this year. Maybe I’ll manage to beat Dragon Quest VIII this year.

Since the beginning of the year 2012 I have read/am reading/continued to read the following books (in the listed order)

  • The Student Bible (NIV) (ongoing from 2010)
  • The Penguin Book of Canadian Short Stories edited by Jane Urquhart (ongoing from 2011)
  • Bacchantes by Euripides (Complete from 2011)
  • The Charterhouse of Parma by Stendhal (Complete from 2011)
  • 20th Century Views – Stendhal: A Collection of Critical Essays edited by Victor Brombert (ongoing from 2011)
  • 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami (Complete from 2011)
  • The Complete Short Prose, 1929-1989 by Samuel Beckett (ongoing)
  • Iphigenia in Aulis by Euripides (Complete)
  • Rhesus by Euripides (Complete)
  • Cyclops by Euripides (Complete)
  • The Acharnians by Aristophanes (Complete)
  • The Knights by Aristophanes (Complete)
  • Anil’s Ghost by Michael Ondaatje (Complete)
  • A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole (Complete)
  • The Clouds by Aristophanes (Complete)
  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare (Complete)
  • The Wasps by Aristophanes (Complete)
  • Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets by David Simon (Complete)
  • Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov (Complete)
  • Peace by Aristophanes (Complete)
  • Perfume by Patrick Suskind (Complete)
  • The Birds by Aristophanes (Complete)
  • Lysistrata by Aristophanes (Complete)
  • Thesmophoriazusae by Aristophanes(Complete)
  • Ecclesiazusae by Aristophanes (Complete)
  • The Frogs by Aristophanes (Complete)
  • Plutus by Aristophanes (Complete)
  • Myths from Mesopotamia translated by Stephanie Daley (Complete)
  • The Satanic Verses by Salman Rusdie (ongoing)
  • The Iliad by Homer, verse translation by Richard Lattimore (ongoing)

Since the beginning of 2012 I have played/am playing the following video games (in no particular order):

  • Dragon Quest VIII for PS2 (ongoing from 2010)
  • Dungeons of Dredmor for PC (ongoing, reached level 11)
  • System Shock 2 for PC (Complete)

Since the beginning of 2012 I have watched/am watching the following series (again, in no particular order):

  • The Wire: Season 2 (Complete x2 from 2011)
  • Doctor Who: The First Doctor – Season 1 (ongoing)
  • The Beiderbecke Connection (Complete)
  • Sherlock: Series 1 (Complete)
  • Sherlock: Series 2 (Complete)
  • The Wire: Season 3 (Complete x2)
  • The Wire: Season 4 (Complete x2)
  • The Wire: Season 5 (Complete x2)
  • Deadwood: Season 1 (Complete)
  • Community: Season 1 (Complete)
  • Father Ted: Season 1 (Complete)
  • Father Ted: Season 2 (Complete)
  • Community: Season 2 (Complete)
  • Father Ted Christmas Special (Complete)
  • Father Ted: Season 3 (Complete)
  • Spaced: Series 1 (Complete)
  • Spaced: Series 2 (Complete)
  • Community: Season 3 (Complete)
  • The Wire: Season 1 (Complete)
  • Jeeves and Wooster: Season 1 (Complete)
  • Jeeves and Wooster: Season 2 (Complete)
  • Jeeves and Wooster: Season 3 (Complete)
  • Jeeves and Wooster: Season 4 (Complete)
  • Homicide: Life on the Streets – Season 1 (Complete)

Since the beginning of 2012 I have watched the following movies (wherever and however I may):

  • Mega Shark Versus Giant Octopus
  • Mega Python vs. Gatoroid
  • The Caine Mutiny
  • Back to the Future
  • Back to the Future Part II
  • Back to the Future Part III
  • Captain America: The First Avenger
  • Manhattan Murder Mystery
  • The Bridge Over the River Kwai
  • North by Northwest
  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
  • Citizen Kane
  • RKO 281
  • Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Since the beginning of 2012 I have read the following comics:


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