Monthly Archives: June 2022

Adventures in the Gamma Quadrant

Will Save the Galaxy for Food by Yahtzee Croshaw Dark Horse Books, February 14th, 2017 A few years ago, I reviewed Mogworld by Yahtzee Croshaw. It was set within an online multiplayer game or a MMORPG and consciously referencing World … Continue reading

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An Ignoramus Opines on Economics

Debunking Economics: The Naked Emperor of the Social Sciences by Steve Keen Zed Books, July 1st, 2001 (2007 Reprint) I have read very little on economics. So little that I think I can list every book I’ve ever read on … Continue reading

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China is in Charge

Something that feels like it has come on suddenly over the last few years has been not only the rise in power of China but also its rapid increase influence and assertiveness on the world stage. The Chinese economy has … Continue reading

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The Curse of the Scary Shoulder Pads Lady

From 1980s to the early 1990s, women wearing jackets with large shoulder pads was a fashion that was hard to miss. This fed into the empowered woman/feminist architype of the time and can be seen in a number of films … Continue reading

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