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 22:30 on 10-03-2018
I did wonder if the narration is holding the book back for me. The problem is that as slow as I am with audiobooks, I'm a speed demon with those as opposed to printout. It was either the audio...permalink
at 15:30 on 09-03-2018
Er, well, I only just started on Annihilation yesterday, and I'm pretty slow when it comes to books. I got it on audio, and I've only listened to the first chapter (which is apparently ...permalink
at 18:01 on 24-02-2018
I have not, I'm afraid. A while ago, my sisters and my stepmother expressed some interest in going to see it, but then they looked up a spoiler that apparently a pet dies, somewhat gruesomely,...permalink
at 15:30 on 15-02-2018
It took a while, but I've now seen The Last Jedi again twice in theaters. The first rewatch in particular brought up a number of fresh points, as well as new perspectives on some old on...permalink
at 20:00 on 26-01-2018
@Ibmiller: Okay, I'll keep The Telling in mind for future reference. The book in question is The Fifth Sacred Thing (1993) by pagan activist Starhawk, and, if you want t...permalink
at 05:15 on 26-01-2018
Good to know. As I said, I have deep respect for her contributions to the genre, and I always appreciate ferretbrain reviews of topics I have some interest in, but can't be arsed to go into bl...permalink
- 22:02, 19-01-2018 on Kickstopper: Turning the Lights Out On Those Who Most Need Them:
Okay. In the article you tossed that information out as if it was already established, but then the way you talked about it late...permalink
- 20:36, 18-01-2018 on Kickstopper: Turning the Lights Out On Those Who Most Need Them:
It feels to me that in the age of austerity “Bad shit happens to those not in power because those in power don...permalink
- 20:00, 18-01-2018 on Cakes on a Train:
Great to see you back in action, Sonia. I’d like to comment on the article, but I haven’t seen the movie, and while ...permalink
- 15:30, 09-01-2018 on Funny, Complex, Imbalanced.:
Sounds like more than good enough for me. I'll be sure to make a report once I've read it, though but that'll probably take a wh...permalink
- 22:00, 08-01-2018 on Funny, Complex, Imbalanced.:
in its worst it is just another adventure plot wanting to have its glory and deconstruct it at the same time</blockq...permalink
- 20:36, 01-01-2018 on Ferretnibble 3 - Two Different Frontiers, One Class, and Four Text Adventures:
Extremely belated, but I feel I should point out that Class was not renewed for a second season, and at this point, it lo...permalink