Author Archives: JC

We Wuz Samurai

Recently Ubisoft announced Assassin’s Creed Shadows, the next title in their overly-long-running series. This would normally attract little to no attention from me as I don’t particularly like the series and never have. The only two I played through to … Continue reading

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Trouble in Babylon

I have held off writing about the incident in Australia’s Parliament House involving two staffers Brittany Higgins and Bruce Lehrmann that became public in 2021. As I have repeatedly stated in other posts, I don’t follow mainstream news so this … Continue reading

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The Main Course of Selenoth Begins

A Throne of Bones by Vox Day, Castalia House, December 4th, 2016 (originally published by Marcher Lord Press on December 1st, 2012)  Back in January I posted a review of Summa Elvetica and Other Stories which I read for the … Continue reading

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The Appeal of Crime Films

Although I’ve seen most of the well-known crime films, I’ve never found the genre particularly appealing. The main reason is I prefer to have characters that I can relate to — or at least want the best for, and such … Continue reading

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The new anti-natalist Barbie

I recently watched the 2023 Barbie film and I didn’t like it nor did I expect to. I didn’t pay money to see it but I did waste time watching it. My purpose for watching it wasn’t to “hate-watch” or … Continue reading

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Dune: Part Two – The Cinematic Battle for Arrakis

I favourably reviewed the 2021 Dune film almost a year after its release in theatres and have watched it multiple times since. I certainly thought it was better than the 1984 David Lynch adaptation which was all I could then … Continue reading

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Doom Guy: Life in First Person Review

Doom Guy: Life in First Person by John Romero, Abrams Press, August 23rd, 2023 One of the better known books about video games is Masters of Doom by David Kushner which was published back in 2003 and which I read … Continue reading

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Moviebob’s Book: Blob by Blob

  Super Mario Bros. 3: Brick by Brick by Bob Chipman, Fangamer, 1st July, 2013 Why would I review a book that is not only out of print but seems to be one the author would mostly want to forget? … Continue reading

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A Gamma’s Midlife Crisis

  Sideways by Rex Pickett, St Martin’s Griffin, October 1st, 2004 I first learned of the film Sideways through this post on what was (it is now hard to believe), one of the more entertaining websites on the Internet. I … Continue reading

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Fable Reconsidered

Quite a while back now, I wrote a review of the original Fable, mostly based on the Anniversary version which released around the same time. I had also meant to review both Fable II and Fable III but never got … Continue reading

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