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The Infinity Gauntlet – Marvel Phase 3?

It’s early to try and speculate on what Marvel Phase 3 will be, especially when Phase 2 is only just getting underway, but I’m a voice screaming out into the ether that is the internet. What else am I going … Continue reading

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Splay: to move (things, especially your legs, fingers, etc.) out and apart from each other

A strong word thrown out over the cover of a Rorschach that at times looks like a pelvic bone, an oncoming battleship, antlers or an explosion – and these are just the images my addled mind can bring up. The … Continue reading

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Kingdom Come – Superman vs. Everybody – for some reason

The problem with being a fan of the Big Two, Marvel and DC, is that their universes will go on into perpetuity. Even if you think you’ve seen the end of a character, you can rest assured that they are … Continue reading

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Ready Player One – I Was Born Twenty Years Too Late

Book 2 “I felt like a kid standing in the world’s greatest video arcade without any quarters, unable to do anything but walk around and watch the other kids play.” I suppose this should start with some confessions. I don’t … Continue reading

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Choke – The Story of a Man With A Literal Messiah Complex

“The minute something better than sex comes along, you call me.  Have me paged.” That’s the sentiment from our flawed protagonist, Vincent Mancini, at the start of Choke. Vincent, a former med student, and current Sex Anon member, works minimum … Continue reading

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Book 60 – The Fainting Room

http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/16057408-the-fainting-room?from_search=true The summary for this book would have you believe that that it’s a mystery.  The beautiful cover art would have you believe it’s sexy.  The adult characters would have you believe that their actions make sense.  I would have … Continue reading

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Book 59 Brain Droppings

Brain Droppings   “I enjoy comparing baseball and football.  Baseball is a nineteenth century pastoral game.  Football is a twentieth-century technological struggle.”   First, let me say that I’ve got my own feelings on baseball and football.  baseball is boring, … Continue reading

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