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I finished Matt Taibbi’s new book, The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap, which I was reading in the evening before I went to bed. I am surprised that I was not given to uneasy and … Continue reading
Like any nerd growing up in the 70s I was fascinated by UFOs. The decade’s love for all things woo, coupled with books from Eric Von Däniken had resulted in a resurgence in the phenomenon, resulting in all kinds of … Continue reading
In 1976, well before the trivia fad that the Trivial Pursuit boardgame spawned, my mom got hold of The Joy of Trivia, buy Bernie Smith. I glommed on to it and just devoured the thing, reading it over an over … Continue reading
If I had had a copy of Lego Space: Building the Future when I was 12 years old, I would have read it to pieces. The book, by Peter Reid and Tim Goddard, and published by No Starch Press, is … Continue reading
Despite not being a huge fan of Kickstarter (mostly when it comes to boardgames), I have backed a few, and lately those have been showing up! I’ll be talking about two of them, which are comics, at a later date, … Continue reading
One of the presents I got for Christmas was a copy of Mail Order Mysteries by Kirk Demarais. It’s a straightforward book with a very simple idea. Anyone who grew up around comics in the 60s and 70s remembers the … Continue reading
Several years ago I shared one of my all-time favorite poems with you all. At the time I didn’t know the author (or, it turns out, the correct title). But advances in Googling have now rescued those things! So here … Continue reading