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Omni (Winter 2017)

Posted by Dave Switzer under My thoughts

{5/5} “From brutal genocides, to generations of slavery, to famines, the tragedies endured by our ancestors may linger in our bodies and influence the outcome of our lives. Now scientists are saying that this kind of trauma can alter expression of our genes — including those that cause cancer and control stress in the brain.” […]

Major Crimes (season 6)

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{5/5} “It’s great that you understand the way Commander Raydor thinks but it might be better for… well, everyone, if you let her talk first. I mean, since she’s in charge.” Major Crimes season 6, aired in 2017-18 Rusty was a witness at Philip Stroh’s trial years ago. Stroh later escaped custody, and Sharon believes […]

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{5/5} “Impressive. Every word in that sentence was wrong.” Star Wars: The Last Jedi, released in 2017 Rey wants Luke Skywalker to train her, but he isn’t interested after what happened with Ben Solo — who became Kylo Ren. Meanwhile, the Resistance is on the run from the First Order. When General Leia Organa is […]

All Clear

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of books

{5/5} “Maybe England was the front, and the real heroes were the Londoners sitting in those tube stations night after night, waiting to be blown to smithereens… And everyone on this train, waiting patiently for it to being moving again, not giving way to panic or the impulse to call Hitler and surrender just to […]

Superman: Grounded

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of books

{5/5} “If we do the same things, in the same way, over and over, in time, we fall asleep in our own lives.” — Jonathan Kent Superman: Grounded (2 volumes) by J. Michael Straczynski, G. Willow Wilson, Chris Roberson & others, published in 2011 Superman is having some doubts and decides to slow things down […]

What Happened to Monday

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{5/5} “‘Do you have a plan?’ ‘I am the plan.’” What Happened to Monday aka Seven Sisters, released in 2017 Because of overpopulation there’s now a one child policy. Of course, that doesn’t stop some people. Terrence has 7 granddaughters, septuplets. In order to not get caught by the police, they pretend to be the […]

Stranger Things (season 2)

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{5/5} “Don’t you think it’s weird… how we only seem to hang out when the world’s about to end?” Stranger Things season 2, aired in 2017 Mike, Dustin, Lucas, and Will are back to playing Dungeons & Dragons. But they haven’t heard from Eleven. There’s a new girl named Max who moved from California — […]

Thor: Ragnarok

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{5/5} “Well, I tried to start a revolution, but didn’t print enough pamphlets so hardly anyone turned up.” Thor: Ragnarok, released in 2017 Hela, Thor’s sister he didn’t know he had, has returned to reclaim the throne — and she’ll destroy any Asgardians in her way to do it. Meanwhile, Thor and Hulk have both […]

Serenity: No Power in the ‘Verse

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of books

{5/5} “Now, why don’t you explain just what Bea told you about our operation, and maybe I’ll consider not killing you all on the spot.” Serenity: No Power in the ‘Verse by Chris Roberson et al, published in 2017 Bea has been taken by the Alliance. In order to free her Mal decides to temporarily […]

Last Week Tonight (season 4)

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{5/5} “For now let’s move on to President Trump, the silver lining for anyone who died in 2015.” Last Week Tonight season 4, aired in 2017 John Oliver continues to bring us stories we need to hear, in a funny-yet-serious way: Tibetan sovereignty and human rights gerrymandering net neutrality vaccines local news nuclear waste presidential […]