Book Review: “The Red Pyramid” by Rick Riordan

The Red Pyramid is an interesting mix of YA urban fantasy and mythology that Rick Riordan made famous with his Percy Jackson series.  And while I have not read those Greek-mythology inspired novels, I fully expect to since I enjoyed The Red Pyramid pretty well. Riordan also takes an area of mythology that I have [...]

Book Review: “Out” by Natsuo Kirino [Guest Post]

Today’s post is brought to you by Gordon of We Fly Spitfires.  He typically blogs about MMORPGs, so I hope he has enjoyed being able to critique and review something besides quest text.  Enjoy! Described as a crime novel, Out is not the sort of book I typically read. It's written by a foreigner (euch!) [...]

Movie Review: Robin Hood – A Bull’s Eye or a Near Miss? [Guest Post]

Today’s post is brought to you by Clint Alley, a digital archivist, history teacher, genealogist, catfish enthusiast, and author of the maternally-acclaimed blog Clint Thoughts. When I was seven, my Aunt Pam gave a copy of Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves to my brother and me for Christmas.  From that moment on, I have been [...]

Book Review: “Feed” by Mira Grant

If there are two things I love, they’re blogging and zombies.  And although I thought that my life would be nearly incomplete without the combination of these two relatively unrelated things, I am pleased to announce that because of reading Mira Grant’s Feed, I can die a happy man. Okay, well maybe that’s a bit [...]

“What just happened?”: An Exploration of my Initial Reaction to “The End”

My wife, Jennifer, recently presented a paper on LOST regarding online fan communities and their impact on the series. She is also the one who initially convinced me to watch LOST.  So it wouldn’t be fitting if she didn’t have her say about what secrets were both withheld and revealed in the series finale. My [...]