Category Archives: Fantasy

Big Read: The Gunslinger – The Way Station

Just one chapter today–The Way Station, the first chapter in part 2, also titled The Way Station–but it’s a big one.   The Story The Gunslinger has left Tull and the hermit behind.  It’s not clear how long, but long … Continue reading

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Throwback SF Thursday: Changa’s Safari by Milton Davis

Teen boys get a bad rap.  David Hartwell sneered that “the Golden Age of Science Fiction is 12.”  John Rogers gibed that “There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old’s life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged.  One … Continue reading

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Big Read: The Gunslinger – Resumption

Welcome to the Big Read of the Dark Tower series!  Today’s post will cover my reaction to reading part one of The Gunslinger, i.e., Resumption.  There was some back-and-forth on Twitter and Facebook about whether I should read the original … Continue reading

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Review of King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

So is King Arthur: Legend of the Sword exactly what you were expecting from a Guy Ritchie take on Arthurian legend?  Well, I guess that depends on what you were expecting.  It’s not quite Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels … Continue reading

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Big Read: The Dark Tower Series

I’ve had my eye on Stephen King’s The Dark Tower series for a while.  And I’ve been wanting to do either a re-read series or first read series at Every Day Should Be Tuesday.  What better reason to finally get … Continue reading

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Throwback SF Thursday: At the Earth’s Core by Edgar Rice Burroughs

PC Bushi beat me to the punch, and Jeffro wrote a full retrospective back in 2014, so I’m not going to do a full review of At the Earth’s Core. First, some fun facts from an Edgar Rice Burroughs panel … Continue reading

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Can The Wheel of Time Work as a TV Show?

UPDATE: Team Jordan has released an announcement.  The real news, in my opinion, is buried in the comments.  Per Alan Romanczuk (Alan is on Team Jordan), “We understand that [showrunner] Rafe [Judkins] and Ted are currently in discussions with a … Continue reading

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