Monthly Archive: February 2009

My son and I review a book without throwing food at each other 0

My son and I review a book without throwing food at each other

SF Signal asked me to review Kevin J. Anderson’s forthcoming novel Enemies & Allies, The Dark Night meets the Man of Steel. My son Josh and I have been into Justice League and the...

bookrev: Drood by Dan Simmons 2

bookrev: Drood by Dan Simmons

Very few authors can make something as mundane as a fictionalized account of the last five years of Charles Dickens’ life appeal to readers outside of those with Degrees in English. Dan Simmons is...

A million miles in the air 0

A million miles in the air

With little fanfare (other than self-generated) my local airline has informed me that my last flight (back home from Denver) put me over a million miles traveled with them. Coincidentally, my car turned over...

Conquering Dan Simmons commitment issues 0

Conquering Dan Simmons commitment issues

Being a Dan Simmon’s reader and fan takes a lot of commitment, but I must tell you, Dear Reader (pun intended) that it is certainly worth the commitment. Having just tackled the 766 page...

bookrev: Olympos by Dan Simmons 0

bookrev: Olympos by Dan Simmons

When people are recommending SciFi/Fantasy books to non-SciFi/Fantasy readers, books such as Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card or movie tie-in books are listed. Because of how seamlessly the science fiction is interwoven into...

Self reliance, responsibility and Obama 1

Self reliance, responsibility and Obama

When our newly seated President has to be the adult in the room and tell the American public to be more self-reliant and responsible (excerpts at the end of this post), it certainly makes...

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