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Books of 2013

Lately, I have been following my reading using Goodreads. This post is meant as a snapshot of my reading last year, and in particular, its highs and lows.   The Lows  Demon-Haunted World by Carl Sagan  I am deeply sorry not to … Continue reading

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Larry Gopnik’s Movie Quiz

It’s time for another famous Sergio Leone and the Infidel Fly Rule movie quiz. This time: PROFESSOR LARRY GOPNIK’S POST-HANUKAH, PRE-CHRISTMAS, POST-SCHRODINGER, PRE-APOCALYPSE SLIFR HOLIDAY MOVIE QUIZ My answers below… 1) Favorite unsung holiday film One Christmas film I feel is not … Continue reading

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SF books are awesome!

I love these kinds of things. They help me think about what kind of books I like, and occasionally lead to the discovery of new things to enjoy. Once again, thanks to Kaedrin for bringing it to my attention. My … Continue reading

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert (1942 – 2013) Rest in peace, Roger. You will be missed!

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Grr. Argh. Martin.

The Winter is Coming guys recently carried an article about the possibility that the Game of Thrones series will catch up and possibly overtake George RR Martin’s Song of Ice and Fire books. The authors of the original article assume … Continue reading

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A Different Path

A computer game has been taking up a lot of my time recently. Quite a lot of my time. In fact, you could say every single waking moment of my free time. And it hasn’t all been spent playing – … Continue reading

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Books are awesome!

Many thanks to Kaedrin for this :) 1. Favourite childhood book? As Kaedrin says, depends what you mean by childhood. My stock answer when I was very young was the German book ‘Emil and the Detectives’ by Erich Kästner. To this … Continue reading

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