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Justice: A Fortinbras Short Story

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Pratchett’s Quotation Echoes His Writings

– Posted in: Quotations
Quotation: "They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance." Terry Pratchett

What I love about this quotation is that it's humorous with a big shot of reality, much like Terry Pratchett's writing. Most people come to Pratchett through his Discworld Novels. I found Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch by Pratchett and Neil Gaiman first. I fell in love with the

Brief Review of American Gods

– Posted in: Film and TV Reviews
image of American Gods cast from Entertainment Weekly

Unless you've been visiting another planet, I'm sure you've heard that American Gods had high ratings. Tonight, the second episode airs. If you didn't see last week's episode, I'd suggest that you catch up. Judging by the first episode, I think this one is a winner. I'd say all the accolades are deserved. I've been

Buffy: the 5 Funniest & the 5 Best Episodes

– Posted in: Horror
5 by 5: The Funniest and the Best Buffy Episodes

Twenty years ago, Buffy, the Vampire Slayer premiered on TV and gave us seven seasons of a witty, complex, fun, sad, supernatural stories about the chosen girl who could save the world. In the end, she liberated all the chosen girls. Sunnydale High sat on the hell mouth, a perfect metaphor for high school as

Winter: The Lunar Chronicles Finale

– Posted in: YA Book Reviews

Winter by Marissa Meyer is the last book in The Lunar Chronicles serial. Cinder, the first book, is a retelling of the Cinderella story, set in a future world with cyborgs, space ships, and settlers on the moon. Scarlet and Cress, the second and third books, continues the story, adding retellings of Litter Red Riding

Cress: the Girl with Lots of Hair

– Posted in: YA Book Reviews

The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer is a series of four books. The stories are set in the distant future with a complex social and political system. The serial begins with Cinder, a cyborg mechanic who falls for Crown Prince Kaito of the Eastern Commonwealth. The second book Scarlet is about a French farm girl

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