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Is Joel Ebiid a member of the torturers guild?

Yesterday, Joel Ebiid wore a face mask during his return to active play, in Philadelphia’s victory over the Miami Heat. I am not a great fan of basketball, but during the playoffs, basketball news is always trending, so I chanced upon the images of Ebiid. 309 more words

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Against the Lafayette Escadrille by Gene Wolfe

Source: Own Collection
Format: Hardcover
Rating:  3 Stars
Reviewer: Laurel

I probably quite miss the point with this one. The narrator explains how he’s built a replica Fokker triplane, and has everything as authentic as possible, bar one element. 77 more words

Science Fiction

Wolfe in the RPG Wilds

A few days ago I came across a tabletop role-playing game called Troika!, by Daniel Sell and Jeremy Duncan. A surreal fantasy adventure game with an elegant set of easy-to-use rules just under sixty pages in length. 193 more words

Gene Wolfe

Review of Against the Lafayette Escadrille by Gene Wolfe

I probably quite miss the point with this one. The narrator explains how he’s built a replica Fokker triplane, and has everything as authentic as possible, bar one element. 79 more words

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"Annihilation" review

There has been a lot of chatter about Alex Garland’s new film, Annihilation, and much of it has been asking why, outside of the United States and China, it has not received a theatrical release (it premiered in the rest of the world on Netflix on March 12th). 877 more words

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Alice Reads: Soldier of the Mist by Gene Wolfe

Some time ago, Alice read Gene Wolfe’s Soldier of the Mist (1986). It features Latro, an amnesiac Roman soldier who can see ghosts. It goes like this: 36 more words

The Warren, by Brian Evenson / *****

I’m a huge fan of Brian Evenson, an author whose works I find unsettling, thought-provoking, unconventional, and incredibly well-written in a way that’s hard to convey. 520 more words

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