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No-Spoiler Review: Steelheart (Brandon Sanderson)

Ever since Brandon Sanderson took the helm of the Wheel of Time, I have not been able to get enough of that guy’s work. Recently I picked up a signed copy of Steelheart from the local bookstore as part of an … Continue reading

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5 Things I Hate About Star Trek (and 5 things I love too)

Lately I have been watching a lot of Star Trek. After watching all of The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, andVoyager, I began going through the entire franchise, in chronological order. (Except for the movies. Darn you, Netflix, for not having them all.) Right now … Continue reading

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Why Stardust is my favorite movie. (Spoiler-Free)

Recently, while watching Stardust, I remembered why it is one of my favorite movies. It is hard to rank it with epics like Lord of the Rings since it only spans a couple hours, rather than providing a masculine alternative to Pride … Continue reading

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Things I don’t like in Star Trek

I love Star Trek. No, I LOVE Star Trek. It is an awesome show, and sitting through and watching each episode, bad ones and all, has been a fun experience over the last year and a half. (Late nights with … Continue reading

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Book Review: Way of Kings (Spoiler-Free)

In my latest Brandon Sanderson venture, and my last fun project of the summer before lengthy graduate school reading lists, I tackled the Way of Kings. Visually daunting, I actually found the thick volume to be the perfect length, if … Continue reading

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Star Trek references… from Star Trek: Into Darkness (spoilers)

I saw Star Trek: Into Darkness this week, and while I enjoyed the movie, what I loved most were the nods to the original franchise. I read somewhere that it ripped off Star Trek II, but I don’t think the author … Continue reading

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Book Review: Elantris (no spoilers)

Note: All of my reviews are spoiler-free unless otherwise noted in the title. This review does contain spoilers pertaining to the book’s setting and magic system, but there are none pertaining to the plot. After the Wheel of Time series … Continue reading

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