I just finished Emperor of Thorns by Mark Lawrence. Wow, that was a gripping read. I’ve never read or watched anything with such a morally reprehensible protagonist. Jorg Ancrath makes Darth Vader look warm and cuddly. How the author explains… Continue Reading
I just finished reading King of Thorns, the second book in Mark Lawrence’s Broken Empire trilogy. I’m surprised the books aren’t more famous. It’s a gripping read. Anti-heroes have been in style for a couple of decades but I struggle… Continue Reading
Also on the subject of The Witcher. This guy: Let’s be serious, he would not exist in a universe without motorcycles. He might still carry a sword, but he would be on a Harley, not a horse.
I just finished watching the second season of the Witcher. It’s not always a great show, but it is consistently entertaining. Behold the mother of forests, the Deathless Mother, nesting in dreams. Turn your back to the forest, hut, hut.… Continue Reading
I just finished reading the Green Bone Saga novels by Fonda Lee and I think I have a new favorite trilogy. I’m serious when I say this is the best thing I have ever read. It’s more engrossing than LOTR,… Continue Reading
Thanks to my brother for recommending the current DC show Doom Patrol. I was only familiar with the superhero team from a single issue of Scooby-Doo Team-Up and remembered them as being very odd. The show is even weirder with… Continue Reading
I don’t know where to start with All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders. This is one of the best books I have ever read. It’s really that amazing. It’s about a magic girl, a sci-fi boy,… Continue Reading
For the last few months I have been reading Lord of the Rings to my son. We got to the part when the Witch King of Angmar tells Eowyn that no man can kill him. (It’s actually a little wordier… Continue Reading