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Counting Heads

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of books

{4.5/5} “Bogdan dismissed the bee and continued his stroll along the arcade yelling ‘Desist, desist’ every few meters. The bees weren’t the only annoyance. There were more hollyholo sims than real people, and they cleverly tried to lure him into their public melodramas by asking him for directions to this or that building.” Counting Heads […]

Star Trek: Enterprise (season 3)

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{4.5/5} “‘We keep doing each other favours.’ ‘Isn’t that how alliances are born?’” — Archer & Shran Star Trek: Enterprise season 3, aired in 2003-04 The Xindi attacked Earth and killed millions, and they will be back. Silik’s friend from the future told Archer that the Xindi found out that humans destroyed their world 400 […]

Ant-Man and the Wasp

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4.5/5} “I eat fear for breakfast.” — Scott’s 10-year-old daughter Ant-Man and the Wasp, released in 2018 Hope’s mother, Janet, was lost in the quantum realm years ago, but now her father, Hank, thinks he might be able to get her back. Scott was in the quantum realm and made it back, and may have […]

Star Trek: Enterprise — Surak’s Soul

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{4.5/5} “This is why we study the teachings of Surak, that we might avoid our natural impulse to wreak violence. We struggle daily, we meditate, we utilize our intelligence to the maximum, all in order to master that impulse.” Star Trek: Enterprise — Surak’s Soul by J. M. Dillard, published in 2003 Archer leads a […]

Star Trek: Enterprise (season 2)

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{4.5/5} “Maybe we’re not out here just to scan comets and meet new species. Maybe we’re out here to prove that humanity’s ready to join a much larger community.” Star Trek: Enterprise season 2, aired in 2002-03 T’Pol reveals to Archer and Tucker that her great grandmother was secretly one of the first Vulcans to […]

A Closed and Common Orbit

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of books

{4.5/5} “She had no business being out among sapiens, masquerading as one of them. She wasn’t one of them, and she couldn’t even keep up that pretence while walking through a crowd. How long until someone asked her a question that would get Pepper and Blue in trouble?” A Closed and Common Orbit by Becky […]

Star Trek: Enterprise — By the Book

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of books

{4.5/5} “It was clear that the Vulcans disapproved of many human traits, much in the same way Archer disapproved of the Fazi need for structure. Was this part of first contact as well, learning to step over your own likes and dislikes to see a culture for what it was, not what you wanted it […]

Earth

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of books

{4.5/5} “He was watching the Earth roll by. The planet filled half the sky, stretching toward distant hazy horizons. Directly below paraded a vastly bright panorama that never repeated itself, highlighted topographies that were ever-familiar and yet always startling.” Earth by David Brin, published in 1990 Alex created a tiny black hole in a controlled […]

Whose Line is it Anyway? (season 14)

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{4.5/5} “500 points for coming up with the phrase ‘Buddy the stress relieving iguana.’” Whose Line is it Anyway? season 14, aired in 2018 Wayne, Colin, and Ryan are joined by such luminaries as Greg Proops, Jeff Davis, Gary Anthony Williams, Jonathan Mangum, Keegan Michael-Key, Heather Anne Campbell, Brad Sherwood, and Chip Esden. They play […]

Penn & Teller: Fool Us (season 5)

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{4.5/5} “One empty paper bag… One empty magic gesture.” Penn & Teller: Fool Us season 5, aired in 2018 Card tricks, mentalism, beer glasses appearing out of thin air. A levitating table, a machine that prints and unprints money, and blocks that float in mid air. And Penn and Teller giving us their brand of […]