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Banana Slammer!

In my ongoing viewing of cartoons based on video games, I knew there was a Donkey Kong Country series, but not that much about it. Made by the Canadian animation company Nelvana, the same one that made the Care Bears … Continue reading

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Don’t Morlocks Live in the Future?

The Time Machine, by H.G. Wells – Published in 1895, this was not the first time travel story, but definitely a pioneering work in the genre. The protagonist known simply as the Time Traveller uses a vehicle to travel to … Continue reading

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We’re Fairies on the Moon

The Girl Who Soared Over Fairyland and Cut the Moon in Two, by Catherynne M. Valente – I read the first two books in this series last year, and quite enjoyed them. This one continues the series when September returns … Continue reading

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Life Is What Happens When You Make Other Planets

During the course of Futurama, most of our own solar system has been seen, and it looks like it’s changed considerably by the time the show takes place. Venus, the Moon, Mars, Neptune, Triton, and Pluto are all known to … Continue reading

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Return of the Yeti

As with other legendary animals popular with the cryptozoology crowd, stories of the Yeti, or Abominable Snowman, have only been documented to fairly recent times. Conspiracy theorists will insist that the creature appears in some versions of the Ramayana, but … Continue reading

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