Loot Crate April 2017 “Investigate” Unboxing Video

Decided to change things up here at Neptune Your Dial and include a video. Checkout what came in the April’s Loot Crate subscription as I unbox the goods with my boyfriend. I’m hoping to start making more videos for this blog and I’ll be posting them on the Neptune Your Dial YouTube channel as well. … More Loot Crate April 2017 “Investigate” Unboxing Video

“The New Adventures of Peter and Wendy” Season Three on YouTube

A few years ago a YouTube trend sparked in adapting classic literature into modern vlog-style webseries. The first of these to really take off was The Lizzie Bennett Diaries, a contemporary adaptation of Pride and Prejudice, where the fictional Lizzie sets up a vlog as a class project and talks to the camera about her … More “The New Adventures of Peter and Wendy” Season Three on YouTube

Short Story Pick: “Our Talons Can Crush Galaxies” by Brooke Bolander

“I was playing at being mortal this century because I love cigarettes and shawarma, and it’s easier to order shawarma if your piercing shriek doesn’t drive the delivery boy mad.” This flash fiction by Brooke Bolander is an exciting and quick read, with unapologetic frankness. Originally published in Uncanny Magazine, it has been nominated for … More Short Story Pick: “Our Talons Can Crush Galaxies” by Brooke Bolander

Weekly Favorites

The White Princess Starz’s new series The White Princess premiered this past Saturday, a follow-up to the mini-series The White Queen and based on Philippa Gregory’s novel of the same name. The starts where The White Queen left off, but this time the protagonist is Princess Elizabeth. She has been promised in marriage to Henry the VII, who has just defeated … More Weekly Favorites

New Blog Title!

So, for the past two and a half years my blog has been “Loner Shark”. That was a great name for a while and I associate it with my entrance into the blogging world and the start of this blog, however for some time now that just hasn’t felt like an appropriate title. It was … More New Blog Title!

Lonescapade: Perusing Metro-Atlanta’s Japanese Grocery Store

Always on the hunt for Japanese novelty items around Atlanta, I recently discovered Tomato Japanese Food Grocery, via some internet exploration, just outside of the city. It’s a small mom-and-pop, but with an exciting selection of Japanese food items. Tomato provides some rare treats, like green tea waffle-cone ice-cream sandwiches, red bean mochi, and sushi-ready … More Lonescapade: Perusing Metro-Atlanta’s Japanese Grocery Store