Free services such as Facebook, Google, etc., that make their money by selling your data will continue to handle your personal information irresponsibly no matter how many privacy violations happen if the people who use their services don’t do anything that threatens the companies’ profits. Why should they adopt business practices that benefit their users … Continue reading Get Cyber-Woke You Fools
I thoroughly enjoyed the first three episodes of Altered Carbon, then it got murky during the middle arc, and it ended somewhat okay. But even though it wasn't a great show, it was a step in the right direction for cyberpunk and other futuristic shows on Netflix. Just got Altered Carbon, the book, in the mail … Continue reading Netflix’s Altered Carbon is a Step in the Right Direction
Spoilers ahead. Sometime ago, as I was searching for good sci-fi books to read, I came across Altered Carbon by Richard K. Morgan. It sounded really good, and I put it on my to-read list, but it got buried as I added more books and forgot about it. When I saw the preview Netflix had, … Continue reading Altered Carbon on Netflix Is a Show With Great Potential
I talk about Luke Skywalker, Rey, Snoke, and the rest of the cast; and why their portrayal in The Last Jedi fails to deliver on the promises made in The Force Awakens.
I continue my indulgence with Young Adult fiction with “The Forest of Hands and Teeth,” but reading three YA books in a row has me craving for something more complex. So, I went to the bookstore this past weekend searching for a book that I could really sink my (*cough*) teeth into. I’m happy to … Continue reading Book Thoughts: The Forest of Hands and Teeth
Too many shitty books can be problematic. Who wants an abundance of stories that fail to stimulate the reader? But at the same time, a lot of readers are reading poorly written stories, and what’s amazing about that is that readers are overlooking the bad writing if the story is good. I can relate. I’ve … Continue reading A Big Reading List Can Weigh You Down
I read Beauty: A Retelling of the Story of Beauty and the Beast because it was recommended to me by my sixteen year-old cousin. She insisted that it was good, and I refused to read it for over a month. Seriously, why in the world would a male in his late twenties read a fairy tale … Continue reading Reviewing the book Beauty: A Retelling of the Story of Beauty and the Beast