Monthly Archives: June 2014

Movie Review: Transformers 4: The Soulless POS That NO ONE Appeared to Actually Want to be In

Working for a video game company certainly has some perks. Cool free stuff in our games. Getting to watch the magic done behind the curtain and see games go from concept to playable (it’s really neat). Awesome swag. And, if … Continue reading

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I do not separate the artist from the art…

It seems that Marion Zimmer Bradley not only knew about her husband sexually abusing her daughter and other children but was also a pretty well-known sexual predator herself. Looks like I know how I’ll be freeing up some space on … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Edge of Tomorrow (or What Groundhogs Day Might Look Like Via DARPA and Aliens)

Last night my brother and I went to catch the recently released Edge of Tomorrow starring Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt (along with Brendan Gleeson and Bill Paxton). EoT is the story of one Cage (Cruise) who is a press … Continue reading

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In case you think a “strong, female character” is enough…

While written with movies in mind, this can (and should) be adapted for us writer types. We’re losing all our Strong Female Characters to Trinity Syndrome

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Movie Review: How to Train Your Dragon 2

There is a part of How to Train Your Dragon that never fails to make me tear up and that is when, after he says that he is sorry, Stoick sees that Toothless saved Hiccup and his voice breaks with … Continue reading

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Book Review: Skin Game by Jim Butcher

Last night I did the particularly stupid, but not altogether unrealistic, thing and stayed up way, way too late to finish Jim Butcher’s latest, little piece of addiction-fuel, Skin Game. Set about a year after the end of Cold Days, … Continue reading

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This is why I’m tired

Last night sometime after I’d gone to bed around 1, my son comes running into our room crying, “Daddy!” Now, Connor waking up at night is not anything new. Sometimes he’ll have a bad dream, sometimes he’ll just want some … Continue reading

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