Michal is a Luddite who has only owned a cell phone once, and even then but briefly. His aversion to technology has not kept him away from the internet, however.
- 2015-01-31 17:34 - One Does Not Simply Parkour Into Mordor... Oh, Wait, You Totally Can - link Which Tolkien-related podcast? Link please!
- 2015-01-29 05:21 - Elric: A Von Bek Fantasy - link I saw an ARC of The Skrayling Tree in an Edmonton used bookstore before it hit the shelves...I remember not buying it specifically because the cover copy mentioned the whole thing took place between those two bits in Stormbringer. Because I h...
- 2015-01-23 04:43 - The Man Whose Dicks Weren't All Exactly Alike - link I would prefer if I never again see anything remotely resembling Iron Sky, even in the context of a film-within-a-film. I saw the pilot. Haven't read the novel, mind (and I really should), but it had some nice moments. Main problem is, as i...
- 2015-01-12 03:36 - How Gary Jennings ruined my adolescence - link Aztec has its saving graces. It's certainly what Jennings was most famous for, famous enough that I've seen posthumous continuations of the Aztec at the used bookstore (there are no less than 5, I believe) and even books bearing the heading <...
2015-01-01 22:45 - The Inner Sadness of a Nazi Murder Machine -
They weren't making Shoah or Come and See.I can imagine it now: "Mash X to claw your way out of the barn window before that scene happens."
- 2014-12-26 21:54 - "See Me!" - link @Melanie: I dunno, these necropants my parents gave me yesterday are pretty comfortable.
- 2014-12-14 17:12 - J.K. Rowling's Naked Lunch - link Did the character's blog posts resemble something like this?
- 2014-11-02 03:18 - Last Night A DM Saved My Life - link And thus we learn that Mazes & Monsters is not, in fact, a far-out game.
- 2014-10-05 01:57 - Hammer Rides Out - link ...and so, in his writing, opposition to Royalty, the class system, and traditional morality is evil on a cosmological scale. How very 17th century of him. No wonder he was drawn to the idea of Satanic cults. So I take it your revi...
- 2014-07-31 02:17 - I Could Care Fewer - link *Points out the 's in a possessive is in fact a contraction of the Old English ending "es."*
- 2014-05-26 04:54 - Peacast V: We Need To Talk About Shakespeare - link Another brilliant review of this film.
- 2014-05-14 17:16 - This Town Ain't Big Enough For the Monogamous - link Huh, Fairyland was the first Valente book I was able to finish and truly enjoyed...while I got halfway through Palimpsest and quit.
- 2014-05-09 00:24 - Episode 10 - The Final! - link Yes, we do need something other than Canada Reads in the "pointless audio reality show about books" category these days.
- 2014-03-31 18:38 - Feminists in an Adventure with Pickup Artists - link The article does a good job showcasing how insecure, petty and cowardly self-described "alpha males" tend to be. It would be easy to just discount these folks/feel pity for them, only Roosh and his flock's "seduction" methods include getting women drunk to...
- 2014-02-17 04:31 - Kickstopper: Funding the Pit - link ...their primary market was the States, where wildly improbable and theologically simplistic ideas about Satan have had an excessive impact on public policy from the Salem witch trials onwards... Salem? That's stretching things just ...
- 2014-02-08 05:36 - The White Wolf's Rehash - link So my theory that even the merest hint of Prince Gaynor the Damned indicates the book will be crap still holds true?