Robinson L maintains a dreamwidth journal under the handle irreverent intellectual, although he hasn't been active in a few years. Reportedly crashed into an asteroid in late 2004 and died a fiery death. He got better. He aspires to be (in no particular order) a successful author, an activist, and a parent.
- 1984 for the 21st Century Robinson L peers into the bleak depths of a Chinese dystopian sci-fi tale.
- Ferretnibble 3 - Two Different Frontiers, One Class, and Four Text Adventures Robinson and Arthur offer reviews of two short stories, a Doctor Who spinoff series, and a grab-bag of interactive fiction pieces.
- The Wonderful Shitbag of Oz Disney's “Oz, the Great and Powerful” is a spectacular failure on almost every conceivable level.
- Book Review: “Sir MacHinery,” by Tom McGowan Robinson L reviews an obscure fantasy novel
- An Almost Amazing Book Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni's One Amazing Thing aims for greatness … and ultimately falls short.
- The Reading Canary: Chaos Sucking Robinson L tears into the second and third books of Patrick Ness' "Chaos Walking" trilogy
at 22:02 on 02-10-2017
Oh hey, it's October again already. And that being the case, I think it's important that we know: Was whatever magic you worked last year to stave off the annual blackout a conti...permalink
at 18:15 on 28-08-2017
Ichneumon: The Ellen Datlow thing is particularly paranoid-sounding.Yeah, I found that jarring as well. His argument for why Datlow is not a True Lovecraft Fan co... permalink
at 20:36 on 18-08-2017
Recently came across this Washington Post article about <a href="https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-intersect/wp/2015/07/20/men-who-harass-women-online-are-quite-literally-losers-new-stud...permalink
at 20:02 on 15-08-2017
Hmm, I’d heard about Doyle writing a Holmes pastiche/parody, which was characterized as a good-natured self parody (though given it was written between “The Final Problem,” a...permalink
at 18:02 on 20-06-2017
A couple of my sisters and I watched the movie again with our dad and his second wife this weekend. My father's second wife grew up reading Wonder Woman comics in the 50s, and she wasn'...permalink
at 15:30 on 12-06-2017
Went to see it with my mom and all three of my sisters on Saturday. It's rare for us to all go to a movie together these days, though because it was evening and on a weekend, we had to take se...permalink
- 03:00, 11-10-2017 on The Sequel of Shannara:
No worries, Cheriola. I didn't necessarily expect something as generally light-hearted as Xena. I guess somethin...permalink
- 20:00, 09-10-2017 on Agent Cooper, You Are Far Away:
Not much to add to this article, not yet having wandered onto the Twin Peaks bandwagon, but I thought I should point out ...permalink
- 15:00, 30-08-2017 on The Sequel of Shannara:
Cheriola, from your description, it sounds like the show’s producers are playing fast and loose with the backstory –...permalink
- 18:00, 12-08-2017 on The Narration of Shannara:
The dystopian angle isn't too bad. More regimentation and indoctrination and generally restricted freedoms than, say, the North ...permalink
- 22:02, 11-08-2017 on The Narration of Shannara:
I'm curious, which book with a non-binary protagonist were you talking about?Took me a day or two ... permalink
- 22:00, 11-08-2017 on Ferretnibble 3 - Two Different Frontiers, One Class, and Four Text Adventures:
gay people - the last of which the Allies didn't even free but just put in another prisonYikes, no... permalink