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The Autobiography of Mr. Spock

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of books

{5/5} “The universe is a vast and wild place, and in this chaotic variety lies not disintegration, but the means to realize a fuller, more sustained unity of self. In embracing what is different in others, we become more fully ourselves.” The Autobiography of Mr. Spock by Una McCormack, published in 2021 Before his mission […]

3rd Rock from the Sun (season 3)

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{5/5} “Do you think I want to spend my weekend pretending to be engaged to a lunatic rather than tell my parents the truth? … I’ll pick you up in the morning.” — Mary 3rd Rock from the Sun season 3, aired in 1997-98 Sally, Harry, and Tommy have returned to the home planet — […]

Star Trek: Lower Decks (season 2)

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{5/5} “Half the time when you see someone with the wrong amount of pips around here it’s usually just delicious street corn.” Star Trek: Lower Decks season 2, aired in 2021 Mariner and the captain, her mother, are getting a bit tired of working so closely together. Tendi thinks Rutherford has a problem in his […]

3rd Rock from the Sun (season 2)

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{5/5} “Sometimes a wrinkle runs through the city, and it rears up on its haunches like an ugly monkey ready to strike.” — Officer Don 3rd Rock from the Sun season 2, aired in 1996-97 Dick wants to tell Mary that he’s an alien, but Sally thinks it’s a bad idea. Sally’s having trouble understanding […]

A Fire Upon the Deep

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{5/5} “Old of heart traveled to the town, and came back not just younger, but smarter and happier. Ideas radiated from the town: weaving machines, gearboxes and windmills, factory postures. Something new had happened in this place. It wasn’t the inventions. It was the people that Woodcarver had midwifed, and the outlook he had created.” […]

3rd Rock from the Sun (season 1)

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{5/5} “Excuse me, but there’s something about the thickness of your neck and the broadness of your shoulders that makes me think you’d be an agile hunter and provide well for our children.” — Sally 3rd Rock from the Sun season 1, aired in 1996 Dick, Sally, Harry, and Tommy are from another planet — […]

Arrested Development (season 3)

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{5/5} “Has anyone in this family ever seen a chicken?” Arrested Development season 3, aired in 2005-06 Most people think George Sr. is in prison but it’s really his twin brother Oscar. Michael is not sure whether his father is innocent or guilty. He fires his lawyer and hires a new one named Bob Loblaw. […]

Arrested Development (season 2)

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{5/5} “I’ve made a huge mistake.” Arrested Development season 2, aired in 2004-05 Michael was attempting to leave his family and move to Phoenix. But he runs into Barry, his lawyer, who tells him he can’t leave the state because he’s about to be indicted. Gob accidentally found information at the office that shows their […]

Notes from the Burning Age

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{5/5} “The kakuy do not care for the payers of man. They are not interested in our good or bad, our desires or whims. We pay them our respects, not because they will smell the incense or taste the wine, but to remind ourselves of the needfulness of this pact. Everything changes; the balance is […]

Golden Fleece

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{5/5} “I slapped a NETWORK BUSY/PLEASE WAIT message on her screen and quickly shuffled the file. Of course, the network was never busy, but I made a point of flashing that message at each crew member once every few months. Never hurts to keep one’s options open.” Golden Fleece by Robert J. Sawyer, published in […]