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Anthony Bour-dan

SPOILERS! DON’T READ ON IF IT MATTERS! At the end of Anthony Bourdain’s Hungry Ghosts you are given recipes for… read more Anthony Bour-dan

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Sushi Yojimbo

SPOILERS! DO NOT READ ON IF IT MATTERS It’s “Sushi Yojimbo,” if I want to be glib about it. If… read more Sushi Yojimbo

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“Monsterousness”

“POSSIBLE SPOILERS! DO NOT READ ON IF IT MATTERS! When I started Dracula, Motherf**ker  I hadn’t realized that Alex De… read more “Monsterousness”

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Put It Down Pick It Back Up (House of M Review)

POSSIBLE SPOILERS! DO NOT READ ON IF IT MATTERS! I started House of M in March but wasn’t inspired to… read more Put It Down Pick It Back Up (House of M Review)

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The Unrequited Android

CAUTION SPOILERS! Kara at Zlatko’s, Connor in the police archives, and Markus in Jericho. All of my androids are dead…. read more The Unrequited Android

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My Secret Mol

What I liked most about Hye-young Pyun’s City of Ash and Red were her observations on the language barrier between… read more My Secret Mol

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Poems to sing to Wonderwall

After her story,“Stargazing,” I read all of ND Chan’s poetry to the tune of Oasis’ “Wonderwall.” “Stargazing” is my favorite… read more Poems to sing to Wonderwall

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The Witcher 3 Sad But Not Bad Ending

SPOILERS! SPOILERS! I’m writing about the ending of the main story in CD Projeckt Red’s The Witcher 3: The Wild… read more The Witcher 3 Sad But Not Bad Ending

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Warhol in Three D

The Whitney’s Warhol exhibit gave me a new perspective on his work.  Up until “Andy Warhol— From A to B… read more Warhol in Three D

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Otsuichi’s Summer Fireworks

There are several editions of these stories. I saw on Amazon more recent editions split the “Summer, Fireworks, and My… read more Otsuichi’s Summer Fireworks

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My First Play NYC Convention

I had fun at last month’s Play NYC Convention. I enjoyed meeting the game makers and playing their games. I… read more My First Play NYC Convention

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It doesn’t have to be Greek to us

I needed something to take the weight of Arrival off my mind. Daryl Gregory’s Spoonbenders was a very effective and… read more It doesn’t have to be Greek to us

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Sensibility and Discovery in Ted Chiang’s Speculative Fiction

It’s been months since I finished the stories in Ted Chiang’s Arrival. Before that I had binged Rick Remender’s Black… read more Sensibility and Discovery in Ted Chiang’s Speculative Fiction

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Billy Dean Sounds Out War

WARNING SPOILERS!!! As I read David Almond’s The True Tales of the Monster Billy Dean Telt By Hisself I kept… read more Billy Dean Sounds Out War

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Mirror Reflections

WARNING SPOILERS FOR BOTH MIRROR IN THE SKY AND KAZUO ISHIGURO’S NEVER LET ME GO 1928 International Telephone and Telegraph… read more Mirror Reflections

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The Gorgeous Dhampir D

It was hard to read Hideyuki Kikuchi’s Vampire Hunter D: Dark Road Part 1 and 2 without scrambled images from… read more The Gorgeous Dhampir D

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Otsuichi’s Zoo

WARNING POSSIBLE SPOILERS! Otsuichi’s short story collection, Zoo, starts from the perspective of a killer and ends with the perspective… read more Otsuichi’s Zoo

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Jughead as Thurber Man attending Degrassi High

Jughead is best when his story stops being THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY and attempts to be Degrassi High…. read more Jughead as Thurber Man attending Degrassi High

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3-2-5 Paragraphs on We Are Robin Volume 2: Jokers

We Are Robin…, Volume 2: Jokers by Lee Bermejo WARNING! POTENTIAL SPOILERS! It’s the last story in WE ARE ROBIN… read more 3-2-5 Paragraphs on We Are Robin Volume 2: Jokers

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3-2-5 Paragraphs on Gotham Academy Volume 2

Gotham Academy, Vol. 2: Calamity by Becky Cloonan WARNING! POTENTIAL SPOILERS! Waiting for the next volume of your favorite comic… read more 3-2-5 Paragraphs on Gotham Academy Volume 2