Michal is a Luddite who has never owned a cell phone, nor ever will. His aversion to technology has not kept him away from the internet, however, and he even has a blog...though he's not sure why.
- 2013-04-04 00:22 - I have no arms and I must scream - link When I watched this video I immediately thought of this article.
- 2013-01-09 21:41 - GOGathon: Iron Storm - link Alasdair, as someone who joined the site in part because your articles were on here: Good show, sir, and good luck.
- 2012-12-11 21:15 - How Gary Jennings ruined my adolescence - link I thought I was pretty positive about Aztec. It was certainly better researched, and just better all-around, than the others.
- 2012-12-02 13:49 - I, Whedon - link What is up with anti-rape devices in science fiction that only work while you're being raped? First the dentata in Snowcrash, then this thing.
- 2012-12-01 00:24 - I, Whedon - link Well Arthur, there's a certain a "major" plot twist in Serenity that bears a striking resemblance to a short story by Michael Moorcock. Which means you'll just have to watch it to the end now to find out what that resemblance is.
- 2012-11-18 13:30 - The Precise Moment I Stopping Reading City of Bones - link There's a movie now. I think I caught a half-second glimpse of Henry VIII at one point.
- 2012-11-12 21:46 - Ferretbrain Presents: The Complete Works of Shakespeare Episode 8 - Richard II - link I've been intrigued by The Hollow Crown (admittedly, mostly because Patrick Stewart's in it) but the podcast has somewhat dampened my desire to see it. Still recommended, or should I just go for the old BBC boxed set?
- 2012-09-24 01:30 - It Might Be Dying But It's Still a Naughty Earth - link I'm an outlier in the "people who've read Vance" category. I've disliked most of everything I've read by him. And while I think The Dying Earth was his most digestible work, I still found aspects of it profoundly irritating. See <a href="...
- 2012-08-19 19:44 - Peacast VIII: A Pocketful of Cum - link There's criticism of 50 Shades of Grey, and then there's criticism of 50 Shades of Grey.
- 2012-08-19 16:51 - City of … Clocks? - link Cassandra Clare made it on the NPR "100 Best-ever Teen Novels" list. Twice. Meanwhile, I don't think Jane Yolen was even on the long list.
2012-08-04 02:27 - The Rain Fell in Torrents – Except at Occasional Intervals -
There's enough material here in the comments on E-Prime to make three Ferretbrain articles.
See also: Lojban.One does not speak of Lojban. One does not even speak Lo...
- 2012-08-01 21:22 - The Rain Fell in Torrents – Except at Occasional Intervals - link Valente is a writer who I'll admire when reading her, but when I put down one of her books, something just keeps me from picking it up again. I suspect this didn't happen with The Girl who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of her own *ou...
2012-08-01 07:13 - Sins of the Fathers -
This just occurred to me...
Kyra: I always feel slightly angsty about positive reviews in case somebody goes off and reads something and hates it.So it's less angst-worthy to drive someone away from a book they might ...
2012-07-31 00:39 - Sins of the Fathers -
Yikes, the beginning of this review is rather defensive.
Melanie: You know, like they might be the best mage in the whole world and have special magical abilities nobody else has, and also be amazingly brilliant and witty, and also be ...
- 2012-07-30 06:17 - We Need to Talk About Conan - link ... This will not end well. Just a feeling.
- 2012-07-28 05:44 - The Tudor Agent (or Some Quire In the Night) - link Oh, and from someone who can sort of read Latin: Video et taceo means "I see and keep silent." Not sure where your translation comes from, Arthur.