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About artdorkgirl

Amanda is working on her PhD at Boston University, where she is educating herself out of any useful career. She enjoys art, cats, and arguing about historical figures.

Catching up with Cumberbatch: The “I should have done this sooner” Edition

Hi all!  The last time I made an update to our file, it was summer, Sherlock was still in production, and Doctor Strange was just a far-away film.  My how time files!  There’s so much Benedict Cumberbatch news that I can barely contain myself! … Continue reading

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We Have a Trailer: Sherlock Edition

You guys…I’ll keep this brief.  This has been a garbage year.  You know it.  I know it.  And yet, the karmic gods have seen fit to grant me not one, but two new Cumberbatch trailers this weekend! First up: New … Continue reading

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Catching Up With Cumberbatch: Birthday Edition

Hi guys!  This summer, huh?  UGH.  If it’s not the heat, it’s the garbage fire that’s become politics on both sides of the pond.  We need something to take our minds off it all.  And that something is:

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Tourism for Weirdos: Archival Adventures

Hi!  I feel like I haven’t posted in FOREVER!  How are you?  Have you lost weight?  What’s gonna be your song of the summer?  I don’t even know, because I’ve been trapped in the archive since March!

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Catching Up with Cumberbatch: Ben Takes New York

As you guys are aware, I was JUST in NYC.  I had a great time!  I found a new awesome bar, revisited a favorite, and hung out in the library for a week.  It was pretty cool.  What wasn’t cool … Continue reading

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The Sushi Burrito: An Investigative Report

Last week, I travelled to Washington, D.C. (our majestic capital) for CAA, the annual artists and art historians conference.  Although I learned A TON and forced myself into some awkward situations with my peers, it was a little: So, my … Continue reading

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Adorable Child has Adorable Day

While here in the States (sorry, Gnid!) monarchy is a weird thing that seems charming, yet pointless, I think we can all agree that kids having fun on their first day of school is fantastic!

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Sherlock: The Abominable Bride

Friday night saw the premier of the latest Sherlock ep, The Abominable Bride.  Set in the Victorian era, Sherlock and Watson confront a criminal who seemingly rose from the dead to go on a killing spree.  Lestrade is spooked, Watson is … Continue reading

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Doctor Strange or Doctor Swoon?

Presented without comment: (Merry Christmas to me!!  So what do you think will be the plot, other than “Handsome Man stars in Magic Film”??)

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Catching up with Cumberbatch: The “How Long Has it Been?” Edition

You guys!  I’ve missed you all so much!  You don’t even know!  It’s been a much crazier semester than I had anticipated and I feel like I get to check in maybe a couple of times a day but don’t … Continue reading

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