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.
- Ferretnibbles 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 22:00 on 10-09-2018
Well, that does sound hopeful. Best of luck! (Weird, though, that apparently the Japanese legal code ranks grown adults selling sexual favors as a crime comparably serious to traffick...permalink
at 22:36 on 03-09-2018
I tell ya, if it's not one thing it's another. Oy vey.*sigh*, so true. I guess national borders and immigration controls screw people over pretty much e... permalink
at 18:00 on 28-08-2018
Congratulations on your new position, Raymond. Also on finishing your draft. You're right that there's still a lot of work still to do on the novel, but completing a draft is still a re...permalink
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
- 22:36, 10-09-2018 on F91 and the Problem with Gundam Pacifism:
Arthur: The impression I have of Kurosawa's views on war is that he's generally against it but also is very aware th...permalink
- 22:30, 10-09-2018 on Eromanga Sensei: Overrated Trash:
Wait, you furrow your brow, Eromanga Sensei? Like, the Eromanga Sensei? Raymond, you can’t possibly enjoy that...permalink
- 22:02, 10-09-2018 on A Successful Audition for the Darwin Award:
You're welcome, thanks for cleaning up the formatting, it looks much smoother now.
Well... I mean... this <...permalink
- 00:30, 06-09-2018 on F91 and the Problem with Gundam Pacifism:
a troubled production forced director Yoshiyuki Tomino to turn the first 13 episodes’ storyboards into a movi...permalink
- 22:30, 05-09-2018 on Alan Moore's Yuggoth Pastiches:
Like fellow comic book occultist Grant Morrison, Moore hails from an era of comics writing in which being dreadfully...permalink
- 22:00, 05-09-2018 on Ferretbrain Presents the teXt Factor Episode 1 - Monotheism:
Thread necromancy several years later. I still haven't reread The God of Small Things, and have no near-term plans to do ...permalink