WonderCon 2007

In the past, I’ve written all out reports of our convention experiences, but this year’s Wondercon was not really all that good. For that reason, I’m going to write a lot about the highlights from each day and not bore you with the mundane details. Well, I’ll bore you, but not that much. I will…

Fables – A Graphic Novel Series Review

Fables is a comic about storybook characters who are driven out of their kingdoms by an evil adversary, who is revealed to be a true puppetmaster and conqueror. The exiled fables end up in Fabletown, in New York City. They later expand to Baghdad and other areas. There’s even an animal farm and a retirement…

Top Crap of 2006

Here’s my list of top stuff from 2006: Top five albums: 1. Black Holes and Revelations – Muse 2. How We Fight – The Animators 3. Handyman’s Honeymoon – Ramon and Jessica 4. Army of Anyone (self titled) 5. Revelations – Audioslave Top five movies: 1. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest 2. Knights…

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mark z danielewski’s first novel, house of leaves, took his readers on a journey through a house that was bigger on the inside than out, through an extremely unique page layout, colorful text and supporting items, including two cds, hexcode that when compiled played a clip of one of his sister’s songs, and even a…

T50YS H50JZ w/e

the fifty year sword is a story stitched together from five points of view. it seems to have around 12 or 13 characters: Adults: Chintana The Social Worker Bob Sandlin Park Ranger I-Wanna-Cut-Up-A-Rug-With-You Gas Station Owner Car Dealer Taxidermist Belinda Kite (Mose Dettledown) Pravat/The Story Teller The School Teacher Children: Tarff Ezade Iniedia Sithiss Micit…

Serenity – A Book Review

Serenity – A Novel by Keith R.A. DeCandido The movie is a tremendous film. The dialogue works, the framing works, the only thing I’m not too sure of is the score… and that’s only because I haven’t actually seen the film with the final score yet. The novelization works to some extent, but I don’t…