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It’s dated but I enjoyed the apocalyptic Lucifer’s Hammer. As the Hamner-Brown comet approaches Earth, politicians, criminals, journalists, and scientists deal with the anticipation of its passing and possible impact. That uncertainty is main stumbling point that dates the book 30 years after its publication. It’s disconcerting to have part of the plot be reliant [...]
Living in the Northeast, I’ve been inundated with pictures from the blizzard. It may not have met the technical definition of a blizzard, but it was still one of the ten biggest winter storms to hit Boston in decades. The central pressure of the storm fell to 971 millibars at 7 a.m. on February 9, [...]
Dallas Clayton launched his writing/illustrating career with An Awesome Book! Now he is back with a bigger and more awesome book: Make Magic! Do Good! His new book is a collection of poems and illustrations. An Awesome Book was a single poem joyfully illustrated by Clayton. Make Magic! Do Good! is full of dozens of his [...]
Imagine a viral outbreak has occurred. It’s highly contagious and dangerous. It’s nicknamed the “Zombie Disease” because those killed by the disease seem to rise from the dead and prey upon the living. How will you survive? REI, the outdoor gear store, has put together a class to provide some advice for that scenario. I [...]
Show Time takes place at some point in the near future, with the participants willingly subjecting themselves to a media portrayal of their jeopardy. The network drops seven contestants on a desolate island in the middle of Lake Superior with some necessities and minimal food. According to one of the agreements surrounding the games “it is [...]