Monthly Archives: December 2015

Old and new

Looks like my blog completely bypassed the octave of Christmas, leaving my Dickens audiobook hanging. Perhaps next year I’ll get around to the second stave of A Christmas Carol. It’s still not quite over yet, so – Merry Christmas! Speaking … Continue reading

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Obligatory Star Wars: The Force Awakens post

Warning! Danger! Clicking below the fold will result in the new Star Wars being spoiled for you! Oh no! Avert your eyes! Whatever you do, don’t click!

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Bah, humbug!

Oh hey, whadyaknow, Christmas is less than two weeks away. Luckily, I remembered to get you what you wanted this year: a bad audiobook recording by yours truly! Yes, now you can listen to me read from that most famous … Continue reading

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Top ten books of 2015

It’s that time of year again. As always, this list is composed of books I read in 2015, not necessarily books that were published in 2015. Indeed, none of the books on this list hit the shelves this year. The … Continue reading

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