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"1984" by George Orwell

Hey Everyone,

Yet again I’m using an old piece of writing that’s a more technical piece rather than a book review. But I’ve been watching the news a lot lately, and I don’t want to get too political, but I thought this book would be worth looking at again in this day and age. 1,066 more words

Book Review

On April 30, 1984.

On April 30, 1984, “Fiction Records” label released “The Top”, the fifth Cure studio album. It was recorded 1983–1984, at “Genetic”, “Garden Studios” and “Trident Studios”, and was produced by David M. 92 more words

Stay Puft Marshmallow Man

The Stay Puft Marshmallow man from the original 1984 Ghostbusters film. Created in 123D Sculpt+. Hopefully I will get round to cleaning him up in Zbrush and 3d print him out at a reasonable scale. 8 more words

123D Creature

April 29 in San Antonio history...

1927
Temple Beth-El is dedicated.

1974
WOAI Radio has been sold by Avco Broadcasting to Clear Channel Communications, Inc. for $1.5 million.  Principal owners in the Clear Channel firm are businessmen B.J. 36 more words

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X is for Xeno

Earth has been found…

This book contrasts wonderfully with War of the Worlds as blogged about in the previous post, a very different take on alien invasion.

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Book Review

The Stalin Epigram: a story of Soviet oppression

Robert Littell normally writes intelligent, engaging espionage adventures which embroider upon historical events. Here he ventures further into the field of literary historical fiction to explore one aspect of life in the Soviet Union at the time of Stalin’s totalitarian regime in the 1930s. 420 more words

Book Reviews

Prepared For The Worst

Prepared For The Worst – Selected Essays and Minority Reports
By Christopher Hitchens
Atlantic Books – £16.99

Apart from the fact that the standard of writing really is second to none, Christopher Hitchens, was, still is, renowned for taking his reader on a lively and most intellectual journey that can only be described as a combination of mordant wit and provocative prowess. 457 more words

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