Category Archives: Book Review

L Ron Hubbard: Writer of Religion

Haahahaa I remember seeing his sea monkey slaughter to test if plants could feel tv special. seriously a voltmeter this particular instrument operated on the ‘ignorance principle.’ it was very hush-hush. People need to give him credit for the stuff … Continue reading

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Book/Movie Review: Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies is a story of school boys as wartime castaways trying to remain civilized. The novel was widely published and a classic, there had even been a 1960s movie – a British one, like the novel, wherein … Continue reading

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Dear SE Hinton – you are not the victim

I went out for three hours with both my parents today. Three stops in total, so well within comfort levels. Hinton the Hack fails at Art: Young adult author refuses to include gay or black characters, claims she’s being ‘attacked’ … Continue reading

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Queer SF: A Different Kind of Light

Published in 1978, A Different Kind of Light has been long deemed a rare gay SF story and one of the few books to deal with AIDS. Except that it didn’t really deal with anything. The story is a man … Continue reading

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Murder by Death vs Clue

Murder By Death: a comedy pitting Detectives against each other. Archetypes and Stereotypes, sides of a coin Clue was a board game and it became a movie with three endings. An Arena, a Pretext and then Players. Movies with Book … Continue reading

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Book Review: Captain and The Kings

Taylor Caldwell’s Captains and The Kings was primarily about the American terror of having a Catholic President and the idea of national control rather than Vatican domination. It was a re-telling of The Kennedy Family, only pushed back in time … Continue reading

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Halloween Post Round Up 2016

From Vampyre to Vampires to Vamps…   From Vampires to Vamps to Vapid Real World Vampires Vampires: Writer’s Gender Take Away, eh   Book to TV Review: True Blood Southern Vampire Style Archetypes: The WereWolf   Vampire Legends: Paul Reubens (Countdown to Halloween)   Ghosts, … Continue reading

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