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 20:00 on 08-08-2018
No worries, Raymond. My intention there was to correct, not to retaliate, and I'm sorry if I came across as aggressive. The wording of your reply read to me like you'd misconstrued my "keep pl...permalink
at 20:02 on 31-07-2018
In other news, I recently listened to Ashok K. Banker's short sf story The Quiltbag, available free through the Lightspeed Magazine podcast feed. I suppose I shouldn't be a surprised th...permalink
at 15:00 on 28-07-2018
Er, actually, I meant that as a word of encouragement for you to keep up the writing, as you clearly have talent that's worth further cultivating. As for On the Jellicoe Road, ...permalink
at 20:30 on 20-07-2018
@Raymond: Oh yeah, one more thing. For the past several years, whenever I find myself having tearful farewells with people and places I deeply care about, I'll read or listen to the audiobook ...permalink
at 15:30 on 20-07-2018
Ichneumon: I think a military in the vein of the Netherlands’ former armed forces can have its uses. But ours would naturally have to be almost unrecognisably restructured to...permalink
at 20:30 on 18-07-2018
Ichneumon: I’m with Robinson when it comes to institutions like the military on an ideological level, I think ... Militaries are useful in specific circumstances... permalink
- 15:00, 15-08-2018 on A Successful Audition for the Darwin Award:
apart from that, and, y’know, the whole foot thing, Aoyama is none the worse for wearDoesn't... permalink
- 00:00, 03-08-2018 on Why Perfect Blue is Terrifying: An Addendum:
As I understand it that's actually a goof in the English dubThat also explains how I missed it. I ... permalink
- 22:36, 02-08-2018 on Jim Jarmusch Via Germany, Part 2:
Okay, been a little while, but I'm finally ready to follow up on some comments, starting with this one.
- 00:00, 11-07-2018 on Why Perfect Blue is Terrifying: An Addendum:
Huh, I don't remember Mima ever literally switching places with Rumi. When did that happen?permalink
- 22:36, 10-07-2018 on Jim Jarmusch Via Germany, Part 2:
Raymond: By violence I mean conflict, which can come in a variety of shapes and on a variety of scales, ranging from...permalink
- 18:06, 28-06-2018 on Why Perfect Blue is Terrifying: An Addendum:
I would've read the spoilers anyway, but strangely enough (considering my limited repertoire) I actually did watch this movie se...permalink