Monthly Archives: July 2018

Review of “The Adventures of Mr. Obadiah Oldbuck” by Rodolphe Töpffer

  Töpffer, R., & Crayon, T. (2014). The adventures of Mr. Obadiah Oldbuck: Done with drawings by Timothy Crayon, gypsographer, 188 comic etchings on antimony. Place of publication not identified: Leopold Editions. Awards #1 in 1001 Comics to Read Before You Die Mr. Oldbuck is in love. He seeks to conquer his passion in study Book Summary The plot is the …

Review of Space Opera by Catherynne M. Valente

Valente, Catherynne M. Space Opera. Corsair, 2018. “If he lost everything else, pride, priapism, and producer credit, Decibel Jones would never, never give up his swagger.” ― Catherynne M. Valente, Space Opera Book Summary From the publisher, “IN SPACE EVERYONE CAN HEAR YOU SING A century ago, the Sentience Wars tore the galaxy apart and nearly ended the entire concept of intelligent space-faring …

A Load of Bullshit – Literal Cow Feces

Max Temkin@MaxTemkinFollow If you buy the poop expecting it to be something else that’s not poop, you’re actually buying a valuable life lesson for $6. 12:06 PM – 28 Nov 14 Reply Retweet Favorite Hey, do you like cow shit? Do you want to be wholly trolled? When Cards Against Humanity Did it in 2014, they raised the bar to an art form. They …

Gianduja – Nutella’s Sexier and More Sophistcated Older Brother

#968 of the 1001 Things to Eat Before You Die – Gianduja I selected this little recipe of excellent as my first list item to formally attempt, Gianduja,  because it is near and dear to my heart. I lived in the Piedmont region of Italy for three months on an educational trip. I love the cuisine of that area, the fresh …

Review of “Scourged” by Kevin Hearne

  Hearne, Kevin. Scourged. Del Rey, 2018. Content advisory: scattered F-bombs, some violence, and innuendo. (if you are a long time reader of this blog, you should be used to that.) Book Summary  From the publisher, “Kevin Hearne creates the ultimate Atticus O’Sullivan adventure in the grand finale of the New York Times bestselling Iron Druid Chronicles: an epic battle royale against …