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Enough Already, Tom Cruise

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Tom Cruise’s new movie “Edge of Tomorrow” is an adaptation of a military sci-fi light novel by Hiroshi Sakurazaka called “All You Need is Kill”. His light novel is pretty sweet if you just like action and cursing. The main character, Keiji Kiriya  is a new recruit – let me restate that – NEW recruit in the United Defense Force. ...

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Oyster Poised to Become the Netflix for Books

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When I was growing up there wasn’t a book I wouldn’t read. Books offered an escape from the mundane realities of life that was only limited by my imagination. It’s a passion that has carried through into adulthood where I’ve devoured the Song of Ice and Fire series, finished every Harry Potter book consecutively over the course of a month, ...

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SCP Foundation

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Let me just start off by saying this is one of the most creative things I’ve ever found on the internet. Secure, contain, protect or SCP is an amazing website where anyone can create content. The foundation is sort of an Area 51 or X-Files community. You, the writer, can create anything. For example there is a giant machine that ...

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You Really Need Some Saga in Your Life

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I’m not a huge comic book nerd. I’ve read a bit of the original Deadpool and that’s about it. I didn’t read much until my friend introduced me to Saga. I reluctantly took the small book he placed in my hand and said thanks. The only reason I didn’t turn it down was the artwork, the first thing you notice. ...

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Everything You Should Know About Guardians of the Galaxy

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Marvel Studios’s has finally given a taste of their upcoming film Guardians of the Galaxy to those of us who are eagerly awaiting its August release.  ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live aired the reveal this week, with the first seen footage of the unlikely ensemble.  Here’s the trailer: So, what is Guardians of the Galaxy and who are the guardians?  Let’s ...

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Gamer’s Guide to Reading

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Let’s talk about books. But, not just any type of books; video game themed books. Meaning that I will be discussing books that fellow gamers might find interesting. I know what you may be thinking, “I already read books that I enjoy”. Yeah, well, video game guides don’t count. Or video games-turned-into-books books. That’s just cheating your reading needs. So, ...

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What I’ve learned from NaNoWriMo

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Ever since I heard about it in 2010, I’ve participated in the yearly NaNoWriMo – National Novel Writing Month (which is now so popular it is practically international). I’ve “won” (such as winning in NaNoWriMo is) once, failed spectacularly twice (three times if you count my feeble attempt at one year’s discontinued Script Frenzy and even more if we add ...

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Tom Clancy: In Memory of a Great Author

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Tom Clancy, acclaimed author and creator multiple film and videogame franchises, passed away today at the age of 66. Mr. Clancy possessed an ability to craft an enthralling and intricate storyline with the best, while also keeping his characters relatable. My first interaction with anything Tom Clancy related was playing Rainbow Six back when it first came out on the ...

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