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I always thought that, aside from owning my own bookstore, it would be pretty damn cool to work in a bookstore. I’d get to work around books, with people who love books, assist customers who love books and maybe even get a discount on books. In fact, I sort of knew it would be better […]

This And That

Sunday , 1, December 2013 Comments Off on This And That

The Internet is now complete! Michael Lyingling has opened the Calvin & Hobbes Search Engine, making it possible to look up everything available on everyone’s favorite little boy and his tiger buddy. When I was 6 and 7, I discovered some books in my school library that put me on the road to my love […]

“Slaughterhouse Five” – Book Review

Thursday , 28, November 2013 Comments Off on “Slaughterhouse Five” – Book Review

It’s difficult for even me to believe, but this is the first work of Vonnegut’s I’ve ever read. You would have thought I would have read it in 1970-71 when I was 15 & 16 and in the American Literature class in school, but my teacher was a very conservative type who did not entertain […]

Disappointing News – HBO Not Producing Neil Gaiman’s “American Gods”

Wednesday , 20, November 2013 Comments Off on Disappointing News – HBO Not Producing Neil Gaiman’s “American Gods”

Bad news yesterday when it was revealed by Neil Gaiman himself that HBO would NOT be producing the TV Series based on his best-selling Hugo and Nebula Award-winning novel “American Gods”, which had been rumored for the past few years to be in development with the media giant. The disappointing news came to light during […]

It’s a Calvin and Hobbes Day!

Saturday , 2, November 2013 Comments Off on It’s a Calvin and Hobbes Day!

I’m a huge Calvin and Hobbes fan, though it wasn’t always that way. The first time I saw the strip I thought it was the worst piece of drivel I’d ever seen on a comics page. But every day it would still be there when I turned to read the comics and I would glance […]