Category: Thinking Man’s Guide to the End of the World

Series of essays

movrev: Twilight 1

movrev: Twilight

Twilight, Percy Jackson and Harry Potter: the young adult novel series are outselling “adult” books, and the movies are following suit. I’ve read and written notes on all the books in the series, so...

My review of The Host at SF Signal

My review of The Host at SF Signal

My review of Stephenie Meyer’s non-YA novel, The Host, has just been posted at SF Signal. Click the link, and comment there if you like. My synopsis (in the wonderful SF Signal style): REVIEW...

bookrev: Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer 0

bookrev: Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer

Breaking Dawn is the fourth and supposedly concluding book in the Twilight series by Stephanie Meyer. The book still provides the same mix of teenage lust and supernatural suspense, but this time sex, marriage,...

bookrev: Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer 2

bookrev: Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer

Eclipse, the third book in Ms. Meyer’s Twilight series, escalates the human-vampire-werewolf triangle, and provides deeper background on the werewolf legends, vampire armies and the ever-present threats of Victoria and the Volturi. As with...

bookrev: New Moon by Stephenie Meyer 1

bookrev: New Moon by Stephenie Meyer

The second book in Ms. Meyer’s Twilight series, New Moon brings the werewolves into the storyline, and expands the world of the vampires, while extending the relationship of Bella and Edward to include Jacob,...

bookrev: Twilight by Stephenie Meyer 2

bookrev: Twilight by Stephenie Meyer

Twilight is the first of four books by Stephanie Meyer telling the story of Isabelle (Bella) Swan, who encounters vampires and werewolves in Washington State. The book is very much targeted at Young Adults;...

Technology Apocalypse-Thinking Man’s Guide to the End of the World 4

Technology Apocalypse-Thinking Man’s Guide to the End of the World

Read the introduction article here. As we pass the anniversary of Y2K, a techno-phobe’s thoughts turn to the many other ways in which technology could accelerate the end of the world. Even though our...

The Thinking Man’s Guide to the End of the World 13

The Thinking Man’s Guide to the End of the World

With the end of the Mayan calendar looming in a scant five years (December 21, 2012 give or take), there is a seeming increase of talk, movies, articles and general water cooler chatter about...

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