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Mark Alpert’s New SF Thriller: The Orion Plan

One of the books I’ve been waiting to read is Mark Alpert’s The Orion Plan, due out on February 16th. My friend Todd Jepperson was lucky enough to get to review and adanvce copy and I’m lucky enough that he’s asked … Continue reading

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Long Time, No Post

Forgive me, Word Press. It has been 2 years since my last post. Life happens, time passes, and some things must fall to the wayside. My tale of woe? In brief: My mom passed away. Then my dog died. (Yes, … Continue reading

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Supernatural: Angels, Demons, and the temptation to be human

Just a quick note after watching tonight’s episode of Supernatural… Yep. ***SPOILERS*** so if you haven’t watched it yet don’t read farther. At the end of last season Castiel became human. Tonight in “Heaven Can’t Wait” we saw that Crowley … Continue reading

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LOTR MOOC: better late than not at all

Due to circumstances beyond my control (c’est la vie), I have been forced to take a few weeks of vacation. This does not mean I have 14 days I can devote to sitting in the grass under a large tree … Continue reading

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Well. That Didn’t Work Out…

In my last post on January 1, 2012, I said I’d take a the year and read through the works of Shakespeare. All of them. Starting with one I hadn’t read before: King John. Sounded like a good plan. Definitely … Continue reading

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The Bard and the bridge of the Enterprise (or Why a Scifi Nerd Loves Shakespeare)

Yesterday I announced my New Year’s resolution to read the complete works of Shakespeare in 2012. Two points to clear up about that: what Shakespeare has to do with my science/science fiction/fantasy nerdiness and the story of what lead to … Continue reading

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Blame it on Charlie Rose: A nerd’s 2012 Shakespeare resolution

So, I’ve been pondering New Year’s resolutions and decided what one of them will be: to read the complete works of Shakespeare. Why? Blame it on Charlie Rose, the hero of my better self, who with his passion, gentle humor … Continue reading

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