Monthly Archives: February 2012

005 — A Sailor’s Life and Delicious Foods for Me!

I’ll bet you’ve heard of Edgar Allan Poe. Have you read The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym? Yeah, that was less likely. It’s worth a look, though.

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Science Fiction [Horror] Double Feature

Back to history for a while! You know you love it. Though hopefully you don’t love it the way Pan loves everything, because you don’t want to end up catching for that team. This is a double-feature! Two stories for the price of one! The price being, well, nothing. So, hurray! Arthur Machen, Algernon Blackwood, awesome!

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“Bingo bango bongo [we] don’t wanna leave the jungle”

So have you ever played Fallout 3? I certainly hope so. At the time of this writing 8C appears to be playing it, so he’s also reading stuff about it, and linked me to this post about race in the game.  It’s interesting, and made me think of a few things. You know, like articles do.

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“We made gods and jailers because we felt small and alone”

I’ve been on a hardcore Grant Morrison kick since last May. I eased in with All Star Superman and have ended up reading Doom Patrol and The Invisibles. This post is about The Invisibles, but also chaos magic, terrorism, and fighting the man like in The Prisoner.

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Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning

Over the weekend I downloaded the three gigs of demo for the terribly titled game Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning. So, simply, I thought I should let you know what I thought of it. If you want to try it out for yourself, the demo is available through Steam right now. It’s releasing in February. Apparently R. A. Salvatore and Todd McFarlane worked on the setting. I’m not fucking with you.

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