"Holy brillig and slithy toves, Batman." - Harry Dresden, The Dresden Files: Grave Peril by Jim Butcher
Apparently while other Gawker sites have been unraveling, especially in terms of community, io9.com is still hanging in there, being its same old nerdy self. I was looking for a good solid review of Ghost Story (cuz I'm too lazy to write my own) and came across a decent one there on io9. But it… Continue reading The Dresden Files – What the hell is it?
"Some words have a power that has nothing to do with supernatural forces. They resound in the heart and mind, they live long after the sounds of them have died away, they echo in the heart and the soul. They have power, and that power is very real." - Harry Dresden, The Dresden Files: Grave… Continue reading Quote: The Dresden Files
Sorry for the delay. Funny how real life gets in the way of my planned internet rants :-). Now, to address the uproar over the change of narrator… I think the "knee-jerk" reaction many people are having is because they came to the Dresden Files via James Marsters. I know I did. I liked his… Continue reading Dresden Disappointment – Part 2
My apologies if this series of posts is a little haphazard. It’s cobbled together from my posts on various forums. I tried to pull it all into a cohesive whole, but it’s still a bit piecey…. I pre-ordered the Ghost Story audiobook (CDs) a while ago, and apparently missed all the news on Twitter, Facebook,… Continue reading Dresden Disappointment – Part 1
A friend of mine posted this today about the recent trend away from literary fiction to more mass-market novels. I've definitely noticed the trend. I think it's just one facet of a trend in general away from true creativity toward commercialized, packageable, marketable art products. The trend can be seen in music, film, TV, and… Continue reading Mass-Market Novels & Guilty Pleasures