So Here’s What Happened – Episode #2

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Thanks for tuning into the first official episode of So Here’s What Happened!

On this episode, the ladies kick things off by talking about the various books, films, and TV shows they’ve watched over the month of May!

Carolyn recommends some great sci-fi and romance books, including one where the main character is a time travelling Black woman! While LaNeysha recommends a dark fantasy manga talk that has a shocking twist. And that’s just a few things, there’s still much more in store. So if you’ve been looking for a good book rec or want to hear some honest film and TV reviews this is the show for you!

Spoiler Warning: some spoilers for Steven Universe and Attack on Titan manga, you’ve been warned. Skip over if you don’t want to know.

Be sure to follow us on Twitter @SHWH_Pod to be a part of the #SHWHPod community and share your recs and reviews with us too!

Carolyn’s Picks

Read:

Kindred by Octavia E. Butler – Published in 1979 is about a young Black woman named Dana that through an unexplained connection travels back to pre-civil war era and meets her ancestors Alice Greenwood A black woman and Rufus the young son of a plantation owner

The Expanse: Babylon’s Ashes –  Published in 2016 Babylon’s Ashes is the 6th book in The Expanse novel series. The crew of the Rocinante, James Holden, Naomi Nagata, Alex Kamal, Amos Burton and Bobbie Draper are pulled back into the fray when war breaks out between the UN and the newly formed Free Navy.

Amazon Kindle Romance Books:

Watched

The Expanse

Dear White People season 2

Black & Saimdan on Netflix starring Song Seung-Heon

LaNeysha’s Picks

Read:

Mister Miracle – Written by Tom King (BATMAN) and illustrated by Mitch Gerads. Scott Free aka Mister Miracle is the greatest escape artist that ever lived. He’s escaped threats of Apokolips to travel across galaxies and set up a new life on Earth with his wife, the former female fury known as Big Barda. This take on Mister Miracle explores mental health, depression, the road to recovery all while also facing the looming threat of Darkseid.

*Trigger warning – graphic and image of attempted suicide.

The Promised Neverland – aka Yakusoku no Nebārand is a Japanese manga featured in Weekly Shōnen Jump. It is written by Kaiu Shirai and illustrated by Posuka Demizu. Set in a not so distant future the story follows group of children living with their living caretaker. Little do the children know there is a dark and dangerous secret that lurks close by that leads to them plotting their escape from the only home they’ve ever known.

Attack on Titan – aka Shingeki no Kyojin, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hajime Isayama. Tells the story of a young boy and his friends determined to take back the world and save humanity from the man-eating giants, the Titans.

Watched:

Deadpool 2

Steven Universe

Craig of the Creek

Preacher – Season 1

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