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But Aquaman, You Cannot Marry a Woman Without Gills!

Aquaman – I can’t say I know too much about the character, aside from that he’s the butt of a lot of jokes for his clean-cut persona and seemingly useless powers. From what I’ve read, the comics have addressed that … Continue reading

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More Moon Men

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon, by Grace Lin – I remember being drawn to this book on a library shelf, but not checking it out because I already had several books checked out. More recently, Amy mentioned it in … Continue reading

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The Hollow Earth Catalog

One bizarre idea that pops up from time to time in fiction and conspiracy theory is that of the hollow Earth. There are several variations on this, including that there’s a smaller sphere or multiple spheres inside the larger sphere … Continue reading

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What Part of MOON Don’t You Understand?

I’ve been meaning to write about the 1902 silent film Le Voyage dans la Lune for about a month now, after watching it and seeing some information about it here. I guess my timing is kind of appropriate anyway, since … Continue reading

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Mucking About in the Mantle

Journey to the Center of the Earth, by Jules Verne – I usually like to identify the translator on books originally written in a foreign language, but I don’t see one credited in my old Walmart copy. Anyway, I’ve had … Continue reading

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