Astonishing lists from list25

Posted on June 25th, 2017 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

The YouTube channel list25 has a bunch of lists that will make you want to find out more about the topics in them. Here are some of them. Around the world people are living longer, experiencing less violence, have more money, and are happier than in the past: 25 Positive World Statistics That Will Make […]

Eclectic lists of SF & fantasy books

Posted on June 25th, 2017 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

Many of the lists of SF and fantasy books turn out to be fairly similar if people vote on them. But if you have a list made up by one person (or a small group) it can be more eclectic. Here are a couple of places to find such lists. You might not always agree […]

The Lego Batman Movie

Posted on June 23rd, 2017 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{5/5} “Gotham tower, this is MacGuffin Airlines flight 1138. We are transporting 11 million sticks of dynamite, 17 000 pounds of C4, about 150 cute little classic bomb-type bombs, and two best friends. Request permission to fly over the most crime-ridden city in the world, over.” The Lego Batman Movie, released in 2017 Batman defeats […]

The Black Unicorn

Posted on June 22nd, 2017 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4/5} “It had been necessary to become the Paladin in order to survive, and he had therefore done what was necessary. But the transformation had been a frightening thing, a shedding of his own skin, a crawling into someone else’s — someone or something.” The Black Unicorn by Terry Brooks, published in 1987 Ben, Questor, […]

Things keep getting discovered

Posted on June 18th, 2017 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

I feel like I’ve been paying too much attention to Donald Trump and not enough attention to other things. There have been a lot of incredible discoveries in the past year. This list of 25 is from the YouTube channel called “list25”: 25 Most SHOCKING Discoveries In The Last Year

Magic Kingdom For Sale — Sold!

Posted on June 18th, 2017 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4/5} “Sterling Silver, like Landover, is in need of a King. The castle fails without one. Your presence within the castle renews her life. When you make her your home, that life will be fully sustained once more.” Magic Kingdom For Sale — Sold! by Terry Brooks, published in 1986 Ben Holiday lost his wife […]

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (season 3)

Posted on June 16th, 2017 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4.5/5} “You think this whole thing was about you? No, you’re in my story, pal.” Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt season 3, aired in 2017 Kimmy decides to go to college — Jacqueline tells her to contest the divorce from Richard to get some money. Titus returns from his cruise early to find his boyfriend with another […]

Rakka

Posted on June 15th, 2017 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4.5/5} “The ones that are experimented on, who survive. The very few. Her theory is it’s because they have some kind of predisposition. They’re savants of some kind. And Amir is like that.” Rakka, released in 2017 Aliens have invaded Earth and things are not going well for humans. They’re trying to fight back, but […]

Aurora

Posted on June 15th, 2017 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4.5/5} “There were always only a few people alive in the ship at any given time who had a real understanding of how the quantum computer worked, or even what it was. Now that group was smaller than ever before. In fact maybe no one had ever understand what it was.” Aurora by Kim Stanley […]

Talented musicians

Posted on June 11th, 2017 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

Can Michael Jackson’s “Billie Jean” be played on beer bottles? Yes it can. Bottle Boys – Billie Jean