Category Archives: review

Book Review: CRIMSON DEATH by Laurell K. Hamilton

Well, Laurell K. Hamilton has done it again. She’s written a pretty decent police procedural and then tacked on about 300 pages of relationship angst. Yes, that’s right, it’s time for me to review Crimson Death, the latest Anita Blake … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Silencing Sharks” by John Hope

It can often be quite a surprise when you find out that someone you know has written a book. It’s even more of a surprise when you find out that your first college roommate has written a whole lot of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Only Superhuman by Christopher L. Bennett

I’ve reviewed Only Superhuman, Christopher L. Bennett’s first original novel, over at Escape Pod. I liked it, for the most part.

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Movie Review: “Swiss Army Man”

I have reviewed Swiss Army Man, a.k.a. “the Daniel Radcliffe farting corpse movie”, at Escape Pod. Here is a link for you to click so you can read it.

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Book Review: Libertaria: Genesis by Sabrina Peña Young

Book Review: Libertaria: Genesis by Sabrina Peña Young

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“Murder with Monsters” by KT Katzmann

From Murder with Monsters, which I reviewed at Escape Pod.

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Book Review: “Snapshot” by Beau Hall

Fifty years ago, Marietta really was a small town, and the thing about small towns is that you can hide a lot of big secrets there. Marvin Hill has been hiding a huge one: for more than fifty years, Marvin’s … Continue reading

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Fan Film Review: “Star Trek: Renegades”

Tim Russ is probably best known for his role as Tuvok on Star Trek: Voyager. However, since the end of that series, he’s devoted his time to producing fan films that extend the story of Star Trek independent of both … Continue reading

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Book Review: “The Shepherd’s Crown” by Terry Pratchett

On September 1, my Kindle automatically downloaded my preordered copy of The Shepherd’s Crown. By September 3, I’d finished reading the final Discworld novel. How do I feel about this? Empty. Satisfied, but empty. The book is closed on the … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

As nerds, we all have something that we’re passionate about. As nerds, it’s likely most of us were teased (or worse) about it. As nerds, we’ve held on tightly to that one friend from when we were young, and we’ve … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Cinderella”

As both Honest Trailers and CinemaSins have recently shown, there are some problems with Disney’s retelling of the Cinderella story. But it’s such a huge part of the Disney empire that we were bound to get a new one at … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Kick-Ass 2”

In my reviews of movies, one thing I always try to mention is the film’s soundtrack. Much as some people writing about Firefly say that the ship is a character, so too is the music in any TV show or … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Please Don’t Tell My Parents I’m a Supervillain” by Richard Roberts

In a world where superheroes and supervillains are locked in honorable combat… in a world where science and magic are both real… in a world where superheroism is an inherited trait… three middle-school students are about to discover their true … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Ghosts of Engines Past” by Sean McMullen

Read my latest book review here. Book Review: Ghosts of Engines Past by Sean McMullen

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Movie Review: “In Your Eyes”

When Joss Whedon writes something, you generally expect it to have great dialogue and characterization, some stuff that will make you uncomfortable, and an ending that, while not necessarily happy or good, will be satisfying. The new film In Your … Continue reading

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Album Review: “Flossophy” by Brentalfloss

I won’t lie — while I’m certainly impressed with brentalfloss’s musical and writing talent, I didn’t love his second album, Bits of Me, as much as I’d hoped to. Whatever came after that was going to impress me, but I … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Upside Down”

The concept of a world that’s opposite to our own isn’t a new one. I mean, even John Norman did it with his Gor novels. And the concept of playing with gravity isn’t new either. But mix them together and … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Upstream Color”

Look, I’m not going to lie to you: I had no fucking clue what was going on for most of the first half of Upstream Color, the second feature film from director Shane Carruth. From my review of Upstream Color … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Europa Report”

I reviewed Europa Report for Escape Pod. Movie Review: Europa Report

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Movie Review: “Apollo 18”

It’s been a long time since America has been to the moon. Hell, at this point even the Chinese have sent a lander there, if not actual taikonauts yet. The last moon mission was Apollo 17, back in 1972. Or … Continue reading

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