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Feb 22 2013
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I read Wolfhound Century a few weeks ago and the names had me curious at first, they didn't seem really Russian. As more and more is revealed in the story we realize this is a different world altogether, not an alternate Soviet Union at all (although there are teases that it may have connections to other realities). I Read more

Jan 22 2013
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Happy io9iversary, Doc! This monkey boy has always appreciated your consistently courteous and insightful comments. I have been away for a while, the phonething I find myself in unholy union with does not allow commenting. You and other diehards, however, have been bringing a real sense of community here. It's no Read more

Jan 21 2013
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My dedicated drones have thawed out my Mindstate expressly to wish all my friends a Very Happy io9iversary. Read more

Jan 21 2013
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Wasn't Braak that weird cat-head guy from Space Ghost?

Dec 16 2012
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Here the Company approaches Smaug's cave. I think Tolkein would approve. The tiny figures admist the looming forces of mountain, water, and fire seem very Scandinavian, no?

Dec 16 2012
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Her version of Gollum is very different. Perhaps shaped by Finnish legends, but certainly not "Disneyfied".

Dec 16 2012
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I wonder what he thought of the illustrations by Tove Jansson, creator of the Moomins.

Sep 18 2012
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You can scroll through all the posts under the Book Review tag Read more

Sep 4 2012
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"...30% less likely to be contaminated with pesticides..." Read more

Aug 9 2012
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Seems obvious to me.

Aug 9 2012
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Many drones could squeeze through even a mass market paperback.

Aug 9 2012
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Many drones could squeeze through even a mass market paperback.

Jul 18 2012
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Aha! The Lambton Worm spiked-armor strategy.

Jul 9 2012
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Ooh, Excellent idea! I don't know if Nix has plans for a sequel, but his Imperial Galaxy is a universe I would certainly return to.

Jun 20 2012
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I was curious what the Costume Designer would wear, then I saw "Habit de Tailluer". Make sense that it is the least fantastikal of the bunch. "Uh, lemme put this box on my head. Bam, done." It's like the only barber in town having the worst haircut. Very impressive how he can lift that table though.

Jun 16 2012
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It's only a matter of time.

Jun 16 2012
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Dead? I didn't even know I was sick.

Jun 12 2012
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I suppose it could be another alternative-Victorian universe, but he already has at that one just sitting around.

Jun 12 2012
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In September, a YA book calledDodger comes out. It appears to be about the Dickens character and not Don Drysdale as I previously thought.