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NPR Bravely Defends Government Stupidity
TSA Removal Of Shoes

The TSA, America’s version of that friend who’s an asshole, not particularly funny, or anyone you want dating any of your friends but you have to have him at your party!

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm May 22, 2016 Tags: ,
The Imperial Radch Trilogy
The Imperial Radch Trilogy Covers

A mixed review on Ann Leckie’s space opera trilogy: Ancillary Justice, Ancillary Sword, and Ancillary Mercy.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm May 21, 2016 Tags: , ,
Dark Matter
Dark Matter

Stop me if you’ve heard this one: A group of people, bound together for some reason on a space ship, fly through the galaxy sometimes solving other people’s problems but usually just creating more of their own… It’s a known trope but another new show uses it really well.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm May 11, 2016 Tags: , ,
A Follow Up To My iPad Review
Prompt and Textastic running side by side.

I’ve now had the full set up for over two weeks. What have I learned since? And is the ‘pro’ worth the price?

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm May 9, 2016 Tags: , ,
Examples of Why It’s Horrible To Be A Kid Today
A kid crying - yeah, I'd cry today too.

Was I too harsh in Ep 1.4 of the podcast? Look at these stories and tell me that if you had kids you might not make a run for the colonies also.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm May 5, 2016 Tags: , , , , , ,