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Not so Good Omens

Not impressed. Terry Pratchett has an impressive gift for stringing words together.  The man could make the back of a cereal box interesting to read.  His brain works in strange ways that follow clever paths, a trait that helps him paper over … Continue reading

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New Review: Five Million Watts

Fenton Woods produced a sequel one of my favorite reads of last year, Pirates of the Electromagnetic Airwaves.  I have an in-depth review of the sequel, Five Million Watts up today over at the Castalia House blog.  Give her a … Continue reading

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Needs More Templars

What sort of conspiracy theory digs into the Catholic Church and doesn’t find Templars at the bottom of everything? This kind. The past decade has seen considerable upheaval in the Catholic Church, an upheaval driven in part by the decreased … Continue reading

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Get In, Loser

A big fat No Prize to anyone that can successfully identify all five authors in this photo, and you get no credit for the unmistakable HP Lovecraft.

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Detective Pikachu Post-Mortem

First, the disclaimers:  Came into some gift cards and when going to the movies, it’s better to go see children’s movies.  People talk in every screening these days.  Might as well go to a movie where half the talkers have … Continue reading

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Let Go Your Feelings

No one is coming to save your precious Star Wars. I get it.  It was fun while it lasted.  You had some good times, and would really like just one last visit to the old haunts for old times’ sake.  … Continue reading

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Flying Sparks – All the Cool Kids are Doing It

It’s this new comic on the streets where you read it and feel adventurous but wake up the next morning and find out you’ve been romance comicked and you don’t even mind. I speak in memes now.  Only in memes. … Continue reading

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A Sniper’s War

Up for some pro-Russian propaganda? I got a flick for you. Be warned, though. It’s half cool, half head-slapper. A Sniper’s War presents the story of Deki, a Serbian who enlists in the Russian backed “Ukrainian Separatist” movement that sprung … Continue reading

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New Look Audio

The Audio Page here at the House Of Jon needed some attention.  Changes in the Castalia House sales process, and the publication of three new audiobooks in the Quantum Mortis Universe, made it necessary to do some quality control.  That’s a mighty … Continue reading

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The Lego Movie: A Cynical Hot Take

The Lego Movie: The Retroactively Named The First Part is a fine movie. With the sequel, The Lego Movie2 : The Second Part out in theaters now, it seemed the opportune moment to raise an issue with the underlying message of … Continue reading

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