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The Crow Girl Book Review

‘The Crow Girl’ Book Review

I don’t think I’ve ever read a book like The Crow Girl. I can’t decide if it was a work of high avant garde, wherein our expectations are subverted (no satisfying ending, double and triple tricks from unreliable narrators, perhaps making a comment on the overuse of unreliable narrators?). Or if it’s just a poorly written […]


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Reviews of Medieval TV Shows ‘Bastard Executioner,’ ‘Last Kingdom’

One of these medieval TV shows is awesome and the other makes me yawn just thinking about it. After Game of Thrones raised the bar to dramatic new levels for shows with armor and swords, I was psyched for The Bastard Executioner with its cool name and engaging promos. After actually seeing an episode, I was very […]


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‘The Beautiful Dead’ by Belinda Bauer – Review

The Beautiful Dead is a story we’ve read before: Serial killer fixates on a pretty TV reporter. But it’s the details of the lives of the victims, the reporter, and even the killer, that give the book a heart. Will you be thinking fondly of this book or quoting it in ten years? Doubtful. But […]


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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story..L to R: Cassian Andor (Diego Luna), Jyn Erso (Felicity Jones), and Baze Malbus (Jiang Wen)..Ph: Giles Keyte..© 2016 Lucasfilm Ltd. All Rights Reserved.

5 ‘Rogue One’ Revelations

I offer the revelations that I’m still thinking about from the excellent Rogue One. I finally saw Rogue One and loved it. I’m not really a guy who can give you a reasonable review since I was predisposed to love it and all things Star Wars. (Here’s my review of Star Wars Pringles! “They’re awesome!”) […]


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‘Supergirl’ / ‘Parks and Recreation’ Crossover

Look! There on the TV! It’s a Perd! It’s redundancy! It’s Perd Hapley! Supergirl is a new show about a young woman, Kara Danvers, an illegal alien, who is coming into her own. Once a bumbling assistant who couldn’t even get a hot coffee right, now she’s gaining confidence by punching aliens until they lose consciousness! […]


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