On My Mind: 6-23-14
|Alex Kingston as River Song in "Doctor Who"|
d'Artagnan - I really enjoyed the premiere of "The Three Musketeers" last night on BBC. I've always loved how romantic d'Artagnan sounds, and I wonder how it would work on a real person.
Gamora - I'm really excited for "Guardian of the Galaxy". Zoe Saldana plays Gamora, the last of her kind and reputedly "the most dangerous woman in the galaxy."
Bran - Bran, really Brandon, is one of the Starks in "Game of Thrones", a name that I think will, or should, catch on. It's short, simple, but undeniably masculine. It means "raven", and in Irish mythology it was the name of a mariner. In Welsh mythology Bran the Blessed was the son of the God Llyr.
Constance - Also in "The Three Musketeers", there is a girl named Constance, which I love. I'd really like to see it used more often.
Ephraim - Gullerimo del Toro's "The Strain", a new take on vampirism, features a character named Ephraim Goodweather.