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The Wake

Welcum to a new way of thinccan and speccan.

What happens when a former editor of Ecologist magazine, founder of the Dark Mountain Project and author of non-fiction on the homogenisation of ‘real England’ writes a novel set in 1066? 766 more words

Books Of Interest

U of M debate: OK to warn students about potentially ‘disturbing’ class curriculum?

The controversial topic of “trigger warnings” has reached the campus of the University of Minnesota.

A story in USA Today explained trigger warnings require students to get a heads-up when explicit, offensive or possibly traumatic material appears in an assignment, lecture, article or work of art. 382 more words

News

October Round-Up: Not a Lot

I didn’t get much reading done in October, but I ended with a bang: waiting up for my teenager to get home from a Halloween party, I had a few solid hours of reading time and finished both the books I’d been reading for the past couple of weeks. 1,473 more words

Review

A review of the limited comic series /graphic novel "The Wake"

This review is for an advanced reader’s edition uncorrected e-proof.

“The Wake” is a comic limited series, available now in graphic novel form, that tells the story of a group of scientists and specialists pulled together to study a strange life-form discovered at the bottom of the ocean.  533 more words

Book Reviews

NYCC Report: So Where Do You Get Your Ideas? And What Do You Do With Them?

I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but I’m kind of fond of Godzilla. The big guy has been a part of my life for a very long time and so, when I heard there was a sixtieth anniversary panel at New York Comic Con, I rushed to the back of the line. 2,403 more words

Batman

And the winner is.....

Wow is it really that time of the week again.  I am sorry this blog post is late again but time is something I am short of lately. 1,097 more words

Everyday Ramblings

Self-discipline...

When you’re really busy and need to focus all your energies into one project, the thing you don’t want is a major distraction…

Oops.

When Jenny mentioned… 55 more words

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