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Bleak House, by Charles Dickens - Audible Review - part one

Bleak House. What can I say about this one? Well, it’s bleak. Really, really bleak.

After listening to nearly two days worth of Charles Dicken’s Pickwick Papers (review here) I’d been wanting to listen to Bleak House, as it’s meant to be superb. 81 more words


Zillah drank too much gin

In 1963, prolific mid-century illustrator and author Edward Gorey published an alphabet book so grimly antithetical to the very premise of the genre — making children feel comfortable and inspiring them to learn — that it took the macabre humor genre to a new level.

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Too Many Projects - Time Management

Just a very quick update about a problem that we all encountered… maybe. Well, at least I did.

Following my last post here, I have to stress to you all that you shouldn’t work on too many projects at once. 276 more words


Grim Fandango (Oldie)

One of the most curious, weird and ‘what the heck do i do now?’ type of game I have ever played (beside Monkey Island) is ‘Grim Fandango’ from LucasArt, published in 1998. 246 more words

RPG Games

NaPoWriMo #9 "Elegy for the Man Who Shouted at Mountains"

Unfortunately, it looks like I need to play some catch-up for NaPoWriMo. For now, here is poem #9.

Elegy for the Man Who Shouted at Mountains… 313 more words


Maximo: Ghosts to Glory is Brutally Fun

I have to thank Rich Evans of Red Letter Media for this one. I was watching the Previously Recorded stream last week and Rich turned on a game I hadn’t thought about in years: Maximo: Ghosts to Glory for the PS2, Capcom’s spiritual successor to the Ghosts ‘n Goblins series. 1,213 more words

Video Games

The long process of writing my query letter, for Grim

Prepare for a lot of whining and stuff that everyone, who wrote a query latter, must have encountered already.

Writing a query letter is freakishly hard, in my opinion. 130 more words