Category Archives: Sundry

Guest Blog: Conan was dumb, and 4 other common misconceptions by David Thomas

Originally posted on Mighty Thor JRS – Fantasy Book News & Reviews:
? ? ? As part of my guest blog series I am proud to present another guest blog spot. David Thomas the blogger behind Conan the Cimmerian Blog (The Rambling Conan Blog) has…

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Throwback SF Thursday: The Vintage Science Fiction Must Flow

Originally posted on the Little Red Reviewer:
I had to scrape ice off the car windshield yesterday morning.  All the Halloween candy has been eaten. It’s dark when I leave for work in the morning, and dark when I get…

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Thor: Ragnarok is fun, but let’s not get carried away

I swear I am going to write a short review again one day.  tl;dr version: Thor: Ragnarok is very funny at times but too uneven, sometimes veering into camp.  The visuals are gorgeous and bonkers, at least as pictures—full Jack … Continue reading

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State of the ARC: November

State of the ARC is a meme hosted by Avalinah’s Books.  The idea being to publicly shame ourselves as book bloggers for our paltry progress reading and reviewing all of the ARCs that accumulate.  Ok, let’s start by going to … Continue reading

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Review of Future War: Preparing for the New Global Battlefield by Robert Latiff

One thing I really miss from my pre-blog days was writing reviews of non-fiction books.  I try to avoid off-topic posts on here, but I do want to write more reviews of relevant non-fiction, like the post I did on … Continue reading

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Star Wars in Concert is Worth Every Penny for Two Scenes Alone

So this happened… A few quick thoughts on watching Star Wars on a big screen with a full symphony orchestra providing the score: It was worth every penny for two shots alone. First, to see the Star Destroyer at the … Continue reading

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Paperbacks from Hell is a Fun, Hilarious Work of Popular Cultural Anthropology

Grady Hendrix is Tor.com’s resident expert on horror.  He is responsible for the Great Stephen King Reread and a more recent series, Freaky Fridays.  It is the latter hilarious exploration of 1970s/1980s paperback horror novels that led to this book.  … Continue reading

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