Monthly Archive: December 2006

movrev: Fearless starring Jet Li 0

movrev: Fearless starring Jet Li

5 stars: Not just a fantastic martial arts moving, but an instant classic Jet Li, champion wushu practicioner and martial arts movies star, has out done not only himself, but other martial artists as...

bookrev: The Way of Energy by Master Lam Kam-Chuen 1

bookrev: The Way of Energy by Master Lam Kam-Chuen

Excellent step-by-step introductory Qigong (Chi Kung) manual The Way of Energy provides a step-by-step, almost month-to-month introduction to the practice of Qigong. Many Qigong books are too “Eastern” for Westerners to read, or are...

bookrev: JLA Vol. 6: World War III by Grant Morrison 0

bookrev: JLA Vol. 6: World War III by Grant Morrison

5 stars: The best one yet! These were originally published as JLA #34 – #41. The World War III story is the best one of the JLA series so far. Not only does it...

bookrev: JLA Vol. 5: Justice for All by Grant Morrison 0

bookrev: JLA Vol. 5: Justice for All by Grant Morrison

4 stars: One poor story at the beginning, then three excellent ones These were originally published as JLA #24-33. The first story arc (Executive Action, Scorched Earth and Our Army at War) has a...

bookrev: A Brief History of Everything by Ken Wilber 0

bookrev: A Brief History of Everything by Ken Wilber

4 stars: World evolution, personal evolution, and the state of the world today Ken Wilber’s book is separated into three parts, with the last chapter of the third part being an epilogue of sorts....

bookrev: The Stupidest Angel by Christopher Moore 0

bookrev: The Stupidest Angel by Christopher Moore

A Christopher Morre book for the holiday season! I’ve read most of Mr. Moore’s books, including Fluke and Lamb which I’d rate at the top. The Stupidest Angel isn’t his best, but it is...

bookrev: The Year of Our War by Steph Swainston 0

bookrev: The Year of Our War by Steph Swainston

A new type of fantasy After a while, one grows tired of elves and orcs and barbarians and the typical fantasy stories. Steph Swainston has invented a new and unique world with none of...

bookrev: JLA Vol. 4: Strength in Numbers by Grant Morrison 0

bookrev: JLA Vol. 4: Strength in Numbers by Grant Morrison

4 stars: Some great opponents, two many JLAers These stories were originally published as JLA #16-#23. The stories begin with Superman, Aquaman and Batman reforming the JLA that was disbanded in the last book....

bookrev: Getting Back by William Dietrich 0

bookrev: Getting Back by William Dietrich

Large ideas, a fast paced read, an interesting vision of the future William Dietrich’s novel Getting Back is one of those rare novels that is both interesting and well-paced; I sped through it over...

bookrev: JLA Vol. 3: Rock of Ages by Grant Morrison 0

bookrev: JLA Vol. 3: Rock of Ages by Grant Morrison

4 stars: An excellent time travel story These were originally published as JLA #10-#15. The story throws a few large curves in the beginning. The unexpected part of the Justice League is that all...

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