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Book Review: Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson 

I first met Stephenson back in 2004 in a copy of Cryptonomicon I found at Barnes and Noble. I read the first couple chapters, enjoyed it and then made a terrible mistake. I looked at the author biography in the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Normal by Warren Ellis

You ever just sit down and then start typing and typing and then you awaken some hours later only to realize that you’ve ended up with something almost coherent? You sit at the bar staring at your laptop, eyes darting … Continue reading

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(Comic)Book Review: Blame! Master Edition – Volume 1

The English title Blame! is a heinous and unabashed mistranslation of the proper title Blam! (the sound of a gun firing and a gun being the most talkative amongst all the books characters.) Why they thought that Blame! made any … Continue reading

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Book Review: Neuromancer by William Gibson

I’ve tried reading this book something like four time over the last two years, but something about it always kept me from feeling comfortable about finishing it, about casting it aside and with it settling upon a judgment that I … Continue reading

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Red Boar Jones: Concept Phase #1

A hint at what’s going on with another another book while another steadily trudges its way up hill Continue reading

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Book Review: The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories by Ken Liu

Liu’s short stories are so good, so short that I can’t shake the feeling that he is simply giving away ideas. Each is an untold epic in its own right, waiting to be written from the sheer power of its … Continue reading

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The Story of Red Bull Jones

When his parents signed the papers to have him be a corporately sponsored citizen, they saw it only as a means of guaranteeing their child a life free from the burden of financial ruin. That was twenty seven years ago, … Continue reading

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