I learned yesterday that Ursula K Le Guin passed away.
For a genre fan like me, modern cinema is a mixed bag. In the last few months, some damn good science fiction has been released. We’ve had Avengers: Age of Ultron. Mad Max: Fury Road. Jurassic World. Terminator and Star Wars have sequels on the way. Ex Machina, though I have yet to see it, […]
A few weeks back, I decided to revisit Ursula le Guin’s Earthsea series. The decision came after I started listening to this BBC Radio interview with le Guin, where she talked about the history of her writing, the influences on her, etc, as well as listen to other writers talk about how le Guin influenced […]
I’m a huge fan of the X-Men. I’ve been reading the comics since I was a wee lad ,watched the cartoon religiously, and parked my ass opening day in the theater of every film–even X-Men 3, the worst in the series (I will fight you on this!). Like most great works of literature, the series […]
So recently I decided to try running a D&D campaign. I have been a nerd for some time, so obviously I’m into D&D as well. Even been reading some of the lore for some time now. I will say it again: RA Salvatore and Dragonlance both are guilty pleasures I am not guilty to admit […]
If you ask anyone who reads fantasy what they felt is the best ongoing fantasy series, chances are they’ll say A Song of Ice and Fire by George RR Martin. Or whatever Brandon Sanderson is up to nowadays. Or…well, A Song of Ice and Fire will be a likely candidate, so it counts. Maybe it’s the […]