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The third in a series of reviews on how the iPad has subtly changed the way Colin works without him knowing about it until after it already happened.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm March 3, 2018 Tags: , , ,

Are you a fan of sci-fi that never bothers to explain anything, dark settings that make Warhammer: 40K seem cheery, a culture that overvalues the metaphorical creatures they’ve chosen to represent themselves with, and a main character that you really couldn’t care about? Then I have a book for you!

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm September 13, 2016 Tags: , , , ,

Yes, it’s over thirty years old. But it’s a good one for a reason. And not just for the reasons everyone thinks it’s good. But because… it’s basically perfect.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm August 22, 2016 Tags: , ,

An interesting new show on “ScyFy” that explores some really interesting characters and that engages in some novel world building.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm July 9, 2016 Tags: , , , ,

I don’t generally judge a show by it’s pilot episode. Especially one that has the elements Cleverman has. But this show is a hot mess and despite some great things going for it.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm June 9, 2016 Tags: , ,