Not A Review Of “The Tailor of Panama”

So this week we watched “The Tailor of Panama“, an adaptation (or maybe distillation) of the John le Carré novel of the same name.

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Teaser Tuesday 4/25/2017: “King of Thieves”

So this week I’m reading King of Thieves, by Evan Currie.

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Not to be confused with Star Wars or Rogue One. Or maybe it is.

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Not A Review Of “Event Horizon”

So October seems to have been my month for getting caught up on movies I should have seen long ago, but didn’t.  A few weeks ago, it was 1997’s “Contact“; and on Halloween, I finally got around to seeing the cult SF/horror film “Event Horizon“, also from 1997.

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Event Horizon: Coming soon to VHS!

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Teaser Tuesday 10/4/2016: “The Lost Fleet – Dauntless”

So this week I’m reading Dauntless, book one of “The Lost Fleet” series, by Jack Campbell.

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Is this the Imperial Stormtrooper Marksmanship Academy?

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Random Rejection: Science Fiction Age Magazine, “The Fold”

So seeing as it’s been quite a while since I reached into my vast pile of rejection (and occasional acceptance) letters, and we haven’t had many amusing movie-related interactions* here lately, I thought it might be time to dredge up an ancient rejection letter.  Random.org said I should choose this one, from Science Fiction Age:

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Teaser Tuesday 9/13/2016: (Still) “Seveneves”

See?  I told you it was going to take a few weeks to get through this one …

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I am the eye in the sky, looking at yooooouuuuu …

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Teaser Tuesday 9/6/2016: “Seveneves”

So this week, and given its size, probably for a few more weeks, I’ve been reading Seveneves, an apocalyptic doorstopper of a novel by Neal Stephenson.  Of course, “doorstopper of a novel” and “Neal Stephenson” do tend to go together; this particular one, if I shook it out of my eReader onto a stack of paper, would add up to about 900 pages, or about the same length of the original Shards before I split it into two parts, which I did because nobody is going to cough up $17.99 $11.99 (the current price of Seveneves) for an eBook by me …

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Is it my imagination or did the moon just explode?

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