Author: Vincent

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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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Posted in Asian American Lit books

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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Posted in Play2Twelve video games

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

Warhol Cow prints
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Posted in art & culture museums & events painting & photography

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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Posted in Conferences & Trips games Play2Twelve video games

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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Posted in Asian American Lit books

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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Posted in books comics

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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Posted in books comics Goodreads Reviews

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

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Posted in art & culture music

Hallelujah Elvis

My favorite cover of an Elvis Costello song so far: “The Comedians” by Roy Orbison. Malcolm Gladwell spends the first 10… read more Hallelujah Elvis

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3-2-5 Paragraphs on Okorafor’s The Book of Phoenix

The Book of Phoenix by Nnedi Okorafor WARNING POSSIBLE SPOILERS! I think the problem is I read the prequel immediately… read more 3-2-5 Paragraphs on Okorafor’s The Book of Phoenix

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3-2-5 Paragraphs on Nnedi Okorafor’s Lagoon

Lagoon by Nnedi Okorafor This is the third Nnedi Okorafor book I’ve read. The second didn’t really count because it… read more 3-2-5 Paragraphs on Nnedi Okorafor’s Lagoon

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#NPM17: Sylvia Plath

When I was a BOY POET in high school I was in love with Sylvia Plath. I didn’t know at… read more #NPM17: Sylvia Plath