Listen to your Auntie Jill, and stick with it, whatever ‘it’ is. Because lots of practice beats natural ability any day. And both together is nigh unbeatable.
Author: Sursum Ursa
In Ursa’s penultimate Harry Potter-themed episode, she talks fanfiction, the 10,000 hour rule, the importance of constructive feedback, and why fic is important.
No really, they are. And so are German cycle lanes.
In this episode: Umbridge, Snape, Dumbledore, how good priorities go bad, and the importance of forgiveness.
Some useful tips. And also minor ranting. Because moving is hell. So let me give you my best advice
Does exactly what it says on the tin! Introduces me, my channels, and my videos. Enjoy!
List of videos can be found at http://jillbearup.com/blog/masterpost
Summary: Internet bad. Everything else great. New videos currently problematic, but we’ll figure something out. Also: this corner of Germany? Very pretty.
In this episode: Rita Skeeter, house-elves, truth, lies and media, the power of cooperation, the power of story, and why it’s never a good idea to make Hermione mad.
Just what it sounds like. Guess who’s emigrating? Why yes. It IS me!
Lizzie, Jane, Charlotte, Pride and Prejudice as a morality tale, and why Ursa likes Lydia a lot better now. In the final episode of her Pride and Prejudice series, she looks at the Emmy Award-winning YouTube series The Lizzie Bennet Diaries!
India, America, England, Bollywood music, Aishwarya Rai, and Gurinder Chadha directing: what more could you want? Well… maybe a Darcy who actually appeals. But we can’t have everything, right?
Let It Go from Frozen. Sung by Jill Bearup.
Man, do I love Elsa. A lot.
On this episode of Stuff You Like: “You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you,” weddings, rom-coms, wet and shirtless Colin Firth, villains running off to marry quasi-legal young women, the 1995 BBC miniseries, and why Darcy is so damn hard to get right (hint: Frosty but competent).
Stuff You Like’s 3rd birthday, Shakespeare, impact, and The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People: this episode wants to know what you think.
A monologue for #Shakes450: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Act 2, Scene 1. “These are the forgeries of jealousy…”
In her last Doctor Who episode (for a while, anyway), Ursa gives us a rundown on: David Tennant, NuWho seasons 2 through 4.5, the Doctor getting too human, the Time Lord Victorious, how (not) to set up your replacement, and why Ten is her favorite. Video may also include an angry Welshman shouting over the phone.
Elle is going to be the greatest and most uniquely dressed lawyer ever. In this episode, Ursa talks objectification, feminism, sex objects, and why Elle Woods is brilliant. Stay tuned for a teaser for Ursa’s new series after the credits!
So what’s Plus Points all about then? Jill and Jade give you a sneak peek at what you can expect from their new series.
How do you introduce a whole new generation to your long-running sci-fi show? Ursa takes a look at Nu-Who’s first Doctor, his first story arc, and why some companions just don’t cut it.
It’s time for some more New Who on Stuff You Like, and where better to start than with the Ninth Doctor’s first companion? Was she really a teen pop star? Why is everything super-fast in the first episode? Do all British mothers behave like Jackie Tyler? Some of these questions and more answered as we take a look at Rose Marian Tyler!