Christoper Buckley is a master in the art of satire. But can a book about an expat Frenchman, living in England for the Restoration, and sent to find the old king’s murderers be funny?
Atomic Blonde was a fine film. Until you realize that nothing was ever at stake because the filmmakers cheated the audience of real tension thanks to a lazy storytelling device.
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!
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.
The New Age of Morality Act is now law. But people are still doing everything they had been just a lot more were now in jail. How well do you think the people of the Republic are going to react to this?