Monthly Archives: September 2014

Main/Chandlers Law – Television Tropes & Idioms

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Main/Chandlers Law – Television Tropes & Idioms.

Mainly I just want to post this because I always forget if this is a Hammett of a Chandler rule and if I write down that it’s Chandler I’ll have a better chance of remembering it.

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Review: Lock In

Lock In
Lock In by John Scalzi
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Lock In is an easy book to get through. I listened to the Wil Wheaton audio version (I’m specifying narrators for a reason I’ll get to in a second) and like most of the John Scalzi books Wheaton has given voice to, this one flew by. It was a fairly easy story to follow, even with all the tech speak, and was wrapped up in a nice, accessible way. There weren’t too many surprises and everyone gets what the deserve by the end. Like I said, easy. Continue reading

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DAVID • Think: Little Histories

David 9-14DAVID • Think: Little Histories.

That link there is to my latest piece for David Magazine. It’s different than the normal editorial stuff I do in that it’s a short story, this time about families and holidays. Sure, it’s set ostensibly around the High Holidays of Judaism but I’d like to think it’s a fairly universal piece about any time the family gathers to celebrate anything. It’s not a long piece, shouldn’t take you more than a few minutes to read it, but I’d appreciate it if you actually gave it those few minutes.  Continue reading

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