A group of teenagers with dangerous abilities find themselves confined to an institution run by a doctor with dubious designs.… Read more
Review | The Queen’s Gambit
An orphan finds she has a predilection for chess that becomes an obsession and a career.… Read more
Recipe of the week | Pink lemonade (Updated)
How about a delicious, refreshing drink that’s actually good for you?
Review | Palm Springs
After cringing through her sister’s wedding, a woman follows a stranger into a cave and finds herself stuck in a time loop.… Read more
Review | Artemis Fowl
The son of a collector of rare and exotic artifacts is tasked with rescuing his father from a mysterious villain.… Read more
Review | Upload
When a software entrepreneur is seriously injured in a car accident, he has his consciousness transferred into a virtual world.… Read more
My Carnivorous Plant Terrarium
The terrarium started to fail a few months ago. The butterworts started to wilt and the flytraps all died back. The pitcher plants were OK. So I took all of the plants out and potted them. Some went into the greenhouse and some went into the windowsill. They are mostly … Read more
Book Review | The Pursuit Of The Pankera by Robert A. Heinlein
Thirty-two years after Heinlein dies, he releases another novel. I think this must be some kind of record.… Read more
Review | Resistance
Do you remember the mime, Marcel Marceau? Did you know that he was in the French Resistance during World War II?
Neither did I.… Read more
Review | The Invisible Man
A woman is relentlessly stalked by her husband, who has found a way to turn himself invisible.… Read more
Review | Birds Of Prey
When Harley Quinn breaks up with the Joker, she has to find her own way in the world.… Read more
What is your well-being worth?
I had my semi-annual visit to my pulmonology specialist yesterday and she recommended a “daily maintenance inhaler” to replace the as-needed inhaler I’ve been using. Do you know what I found out?… Read more
Review | Color Out Of Space
A meteor crashes into the ground near a farmhouse and weirdness commences.… Read more
What the hell is that thing?
This doodad has been in various drawers of mine for at least thirty years.… Read more