The Wolf’s Lair: A Review of Look Who’s Back by Timur Vermes (originally published in German as Er ist wieder da)

Imagine, if you will, a bright late spring day in Berlin, 2011. A group of young boys play soccer. A few birds sing. Weekend traffic is light and the small … Read More

Ten Classic Uses of Covfefe in Television and Film

It’s hard to overstate the importance of covfefe in television and film history. Many memorable moments would simply not be the same – nor as memorable – if it weren’t … Read More

The Orville! Get sorta, kinda, maybe, vaguely interested!

Hey! Remember Galaxy Quest?!!! Yeah. Galaxy Quest was great. It was the perfect Star Trek homage/parody–not counting Trekkies. And remember Zapp Brannigan from Futurama? Pretty great, right? Well, Seth MacFarlane–the mastermind behind Family Guy, American … Read More

Geek Literacy: A Review of Luke Skywalker Can’t Read and Other Geeky Truths by Ryan Britt

I really enjoyed this book. Luke Skywalker Can’t Read and Other Geeky Truths is the first tome from former Tor.com staff writer (and still occasional reviewer) Ryan Britt, a dyed-in-the-wool … Read More

“Maybe I’ll write a novel, I thought. And then I did.” A Review of Post Office by Charles Bukowski

[Warning for language. What? What did you expect? It’s a review of a Bukowski book!] “It began as a mistake.” A tight opening line that sums up the entirety of … Read More