Category Archives: Humor

Impossible Things by Connie Willis

Impossible Things: 11 Science Fiction Short Stories A quirky and lighthearted collection of short stories from Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction magazine (1986-1992). I’ve always enjoyed Willis’ writing and it was fun to reread these stories in one collection. Her stories … Continue reading

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Escape From Kathmandu by Kim Stanley Robinson

In the late 1980’s I had a subscription to Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine. I would read it cover to cover. I saved my favorite stories. Recently I ran across my cache of those stories. Escape From Kahmandu was one … Continue reading

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Dangerous by Milo Yiannopoulos

If you want to know who Milo Yiannopoulos is and what all the fuss is about, this may be the book for you. But only if you don’t mind vulgar language, graphic sex, and ‘dangerous’ political concepts. I don’t. I … Continue reading

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Seinfeldia by Jennifer Keishin Armstrong

Seinfeldia: How A Show About Nothing Changed Everything was written by Entertainment Weekly writer Jennifer Keishin Armstrong. As such it’s not very deep. If you’re a “Seinfeld” fan you will want to read about the behind-the-scenes action. Armstong details the … Continue reading

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Severance by Chris Bucholz

Severance is the story of a generational colony ship on it’s way to Tau Prius. After 240 years everything is starting to fall apart. Not only the ship but the people too. The passengers of the Argos are bored and … Continue reading

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The Nix by Nathan Hill

The Nix is Hill’s first book, but he’s been writing for some time and it shows. The book is engrossing but with lots of weird tangents that slowly weave themselves into a single theme. There are times the novel seems … Continue reading

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The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out The Window And Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson

The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out The Window And Disappeared tells the tale of Allan Karlsson, who loves his vodka. So much so that he escapes from his nursing home on the morning of his 100th birthday. From here he … Continue reading

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