Category Archives: Entropy

The Book of the New Sun: The Citadel of the Autarch

I’ve rarely felt this relieved finishing a book before. I’m not sure if that’s a compliment or not. Continue reading

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The Book of the New Sun: The Sword of the Lictor

If every cover of this series hasn’t been painted on the side of a van, I’ll be disappointed. Continue reading

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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Fair warning: this is kind of a love-letter to Éowyn, Shield Maiden of the Rohirrim. Continue reading

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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Tom Bombadil is Master, pulling your string-a-ding-dillos. Continue reading

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Book of the New Sun: The Claw of the Conciliator

What on Urth is even happening here? Continue reading

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The Silence of the Lambs

Film * Jonathan Demme * Serial Killaz * 1991 Synopsis This film, which I probably watched way too young, is one of those pieces of media that shaped my cultural tastes. I say “too young,” but I was twelve and … Continue reading

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Children of Men

Despite appearances, things can always be worse. Continue reading

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The Book of the New Sun: The Shadow of the Torturer

I barely know what’s happening, but I think I like it. Continue reading

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Otherland: Mountain of Black Glass

Book Three: Otherland gets real. Virtually. Continue reading

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Otherland: River of Blue Fire

Novel * Tad Williams * Entropic VR Fantasy * 1998 Synopsis Now that I’m ostensibly half way through this series (by book if not page count, the last two entries are real shelf-breakers) I am reminded of the various disclaimers … Continue reading

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