Abandon by Blake Crouch

Minor Spoilers for review purposes follow In short: Abandon by Blake Crouch is a good thriller, with a decent enough mystery aspect. Over-all, if that’s the sort of book you want to read then it’s for you — but don’t expect the supernatural, as the Amazon categorization is a misdirection for the sake of the mystery aspect, and don’t expect… Read more »

A Tale of Two Films

Here we go again Compare: Several critics (and several more SJWs) have complained about Suicide Squad. It’s been called all manner of names. To be upfront, I have not seen it and have little interest in doing so (especially at a theater), and so my thoughts are limited to the reaction. It’s been pretty negative. Nobody involved in the movie… Read more »

August Status Update

Here We Go Books The next Cigars and Legs collection is off to the proofreader. After that, barring any major problems, it’s just minor fixes and cover time. Other than Cigars and Legs I’ve mostly focused on a new series. They won’t be books but I am toying with the idea of doing a chapter-a-week (or month) web-series. Reviews I… Read more »

DNC E-Mail Leaks

I wanted to take a few days to let the information settle and see how the Convention started before commenting on the DNC’s leaked e-mails. I have a few thoughts: It won’t impact the election. While people are rightly outraged and Bernie supporters are swearing up and down they won’t vote for Hillary — this won’t make a dent in… Read more »

Post-RNC Thoughts

Despite Media, A Good Week for Trump Let’s just do this the way I do book reviews: Good, Bad, Ugly. The Good Trump’s Family — young, healthy, energetic, well-spoken. His kids gave great speeches without any major (or really, minor) glitches or trip-ups. Despite the media focus on Melania Trump’s “plagiarism”, the speech itself was good and well received —… Read more »