Monthly Archives: January 2015

No Matter What, It’s Men’s Fault

There is a ton to say about this, but it makes my blood boil, so I’m going to restrict it to one comment. Basically a girl in a pretty tame dress was asked to cover up her shoulders. It was … Continue reading

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A Note For My Readers

Hello five to ten readers, I’ve gone over the last few posts I’ve done, and I’ve noticed that my blog has turned mostly into a review blog. This was not by design, but entirely by chance. It’s not that interesting … Continue reading

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Joint Review: “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?”/”Blade Runner”

Let’s do this bullet point style: The book was better as a whole, but the scene in the apartment complex between Decker and Baty in the movie is the best part of both the movie and the book. Nothing Dick … Continue reading

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It’s About Time

“A Quadrillion Occupied Planets” was FINALLY rejected by Analog Magazine. Let me put it to you this way: I sent it in so long ago that I thought they just forgot to respond to me, so I sent the story … Continue reading

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Justified: Season 6, Episode 1 Review

There will be spoilers, for those who care. I’ll kick things off by saying that season 6 got off to a better start than season 5. The characters were more interesting and I was more intrigued at what was going … Continue reading

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Just Finished: “Caves of Steel”, by Isaac Asimov

I will always have a soft spot for Asimov. “I, Robot” was the first non-“Wrinkle in Time” sci-fi book I’ve ever read, less than a year ago (“City Beyond Time” by John C. Wright was second, by the way). I … Continue reading

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Currently Writing

…A Night Land pastiche. It is set after “The Testament of Andros” (original book), “Awake in the Night”, and “The Cry of the Night-Hound”, but before “Silence of the Night”. To be more specific, it takes place very soon after … Continue reading

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Advance Review: “Justified”, Season 6

I was already planning my year around season 6. But if this review is any indication, I’m going to like it even more than I thought. A couple of choice quotes: The politics of the western, namely its dramatization of … Continue reading

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Can I Just Say

…How badly I want the rumors for the “Sherlock” special to be true, and have it take place in Victorian England? That seriously would make my year. Not the show as a whole, the update thing is obviously the premise. … Continue reading

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Finished a New Story

My short story “Modified!” is undergoing revision right now. It is an exploration of the applications of Wright’s theological laws of robotics as reconciled with the traditional three laws. I think it’s funny. It’s very reminiscent, intentionally, of Asimov’s Donovan … Continue reading

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