Happy Monday, filthy creatures.
Arriving at a consensus by averaging only the outliers.
I’ve been hearing a lot of talk about gun control lately, but being no politico myself I didn’t have a good idea of the different sides to the issue. I have a passing knowledge of guns – I’ve shot them before as a kid, supervised of course (and unsupervised, at times). But nothing recently, so I thought I’d hit up the internet for some research and find out what people have been discussing in this lively debate.
The ship blossomed from the spaceport, beginning the three month journey to Mars. I and the rest of the crew watched from the galley, the inertia of our acceleration holding us firm to the floor. We uncapped the wine and passed it around. I thought of Moira, who didn’t even realize she was waiting for me. Continue reading
For the lovers of food, celebrity chefs, samurais and comic books out there: Get Jiro! was written for you. The setting is a future Los Angeles, where society’s richest citizen’s live in the walled-off and guarded Inner Ring of the city. All other forms of entertainment have become passe and withered away, and chefs are the new celebrity royalty. Continue reading
Neuromancer was published in 1984, the year I was born, and although I didn’t know it until now, I’ve been living with this book my whole life.
Oh, you’re back. All right then.
This week I have three book reviews. I thought about writing reviews for all the books I read. Not professional quality book reviews, mind you, but a rambling collection of my thoughts on what I’ve read. I was going to do a piece on The Princess Bride for this week (I finished it about two weeks ago), and then finished the next book I was reading, and then a quick graphic novel. So I’m reviewing all three, but I’ll post them individually over the next few days instead of in one lump. So, in the order I read them, let’s begin.