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Lock In by John Scalzi – 6 Ways Scalzi Hits The Right Notes

Lock In by John Scalzi – 6 Ways Scalzi Hits The Right Notes

No big explosions. Dialed back sarcasm. Different pacing. Action that didn’t leave me on the edge of my seat or cause my heart to race. Yet, Lock In by John Scazli is still thoroughly engaging and everything I expect from Scalzi: engaging dialogue, intrigue, humour, social commentary, and good grasp of the real science behind his fictionalized science.Continue

Saving Mr. Banks On Blu-Ray Is Nearly Worth The Cost

Saving Mr. Banks On Blu-Ray Is Nearly Worth The Cost

Today is the release of Saving Mr. Banks on Blu-ray, DVD, and digital format in iTunes, Google Play, and Amazon. If you saw the movie during its theatrical release, then you probably already know if you want to own the movie. The question you may be asking yourself is, “What format?” If you didn’t see the movie during its theatrical release, I can tell you that Saving Mr. Banks is one of my favourite movies of the year. It’s definitely worth a watch — a little bit more about that in a bit — but, again, in what format?Continue

Marian Call’s New Album “Sketchbook” Is Splendid – Plus, Giveaway

Marian Call’s New Album “Sketchbook” Is Splendid – Plus, Giveaway

My favourite art comes with imperfections. Sure, I enjoy things that are meticulous and perfectly ordered. Symmetry and things containing patterns are calming. But, when it comes to art, I prefer the type of order that is achieved through the flawed, the gritty, the imperfect, the messy, the vulnerable. Marian Call’s newest album Sketchbook is filled with many such nuances, resulting in an album filled with heartfelt truths and an abundance of warmth. The result is splendid.Continue

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