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 03:30 on 12-06-2018
Seconded on the condolences - yikes, what a week.permalink
at 20:36 on 04-06-2018
Raymond: apparently the official name was Stout Meetinghouse so you're absolutely right.That makes more sense.
Ichneumon: People who den...permalink
at 18:15 on 02-06-2018
That makes more sense. And I'm gonna take a wild guess that it was a campus meeting house, rather than a church - Quakers generally don't go for those things, either. No worries, though, I'm j...permalink
at 18:15 on 01-06-2018
Raymond: I mean, I don't know about you, but if I'm trying to find ammunition against organized religion, Quakers seem like the most impotent salvos I could find.... permalink
at 22:36 on 25-05-2018
Even more belated greetings, Ichneumon. Hope you've got your power situation sorted out by now, and I look forward to reading those articles, whenever you have them ready.permalink
at 15:30 on 24-04-2018
Welcome to the site. @Arthur: thanks for sharing the Kickstopper link; I found it comparably interesting and enjoyable to your other Kickstopper articles.permalink
- 20:30, 20-06-2018 on Jim Jarmusch Via Germany, Part 2:
@Raymond: Huh. I've only ever read it once, in the le Guin translation, and I was under the impression that she, also, regar...permalink
- 18:00, 18-06-2018 on Jim Jarmusch Via Germany, Part 3:
finally, we have Don’s return home, with few questions answered but still, perhaps, changed a little by the jo...permalink
- 15:30, 18-06-2018 on Jim Jarmusch Via Germany, Part 2:
Not much to add to this series: I'm only familiar with Jarmusch's filmography through Brows Held High, which covered both Dea...permalink
- 22:30, 04-06-2018 on A Few Non-Spoilery Things I Can Tell You About Solo (and One Minor Spoiler):
I think I read somewhere that the filmmakers were basically throwing the thing together up until practically the last minute, to...permalink
- 20:30, 04-06-2018 on A Few Non-Spoilery Things I Can Tell You About Solo (and One Minor Spoiler):
I saw an article the other day which described Solo having "flopped" at the box office - not knowing the technical termin...permalink
- 03:30, 31-05-2018 on A Few Non-Spoilery Things I Can Tell You About Solo (and One Minor Spoiler):
Sure, the door is open for L3 to show up again, but I don't expect her to - or if she does, no more than a cameo role, like Yoda...permalink