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The British Are Coming!

I kind of miss making year-end lists of albums and such, but I really haven’t been listening to a lot of new music recently. There are a few that I’ll probably discuss a bit in a future post, but for … Continue reading

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The Taming of the Scrooge

The Life and Times of $crooge McDuck, Volume 2, by Don Rosa – You may remember I read the first volume almost two years ago, but the collection is out of print and the library didn’t have the second. Now … Continue reading

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I’m Friends with the Monster

Gil’s All Fright Diner, by A. Lee Martinez – I’d read his Divine Misfortune and thought it was pretty good, so I decided to check out his first novel. It’s a fantasy horror comedy, basically, featuring two good old boys … Continue reading

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Wave of the Future!

We got another look into the Simpsons’ future in the most recent episode, and it looks like they’re actually trying to be somewhat consistent this time. Several early episodes included looks into the future, one of the most memorable being … Continue reading

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Christmas Day of the Dead

The Stupidest Angel: A Heartwarming Tale of Christmas Terror, by Christopher Moore – For this holiday story, Moore returns to the coastal California town of Pine Cove that he had featured in Practical Demonkeeping and The Lust Lizard of Melancholy … Continue reading

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Robot Jesus Died for Your Syntax Errors

Having recently finished Robert Rankin’s The Mechanical Messiah and Other Marvels of the Modern Age, I wondered if the aspect mentioned in the title is based on anything real, or at least some other work of fiction. Turns out that, … Continue reading

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Orgy of Begrem

Necrophenia, by Robert Rankin – From the Goodreads reviews, this doesn’t appear to be one of Rankin’s more popular books. I liked it, but it is kind of all over the place, which is not unusual with his more recent … Continue reading

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