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Forum Thread : Insert poem here...

I stepped into a world call Planet Poem, Blue sky through dark trees cried out to me, Roam! There would I find friend or foe? Or perhaps even Edgar Allan Poe! Now as inspiration does fade, through Corkboard, Forum and Blog I wade. Hell, any poem of mine can't be as good as the ...more

Forum Thread : Are some long books too long?

I'm reading Lucifer's Hammer by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle which is 640 pages long. The back of the book lead me to believe that it's all about people living in he aftermath of a comet hitting the Earth. But last night I got to page 215 and the comet is only now hitting. ...more

Forum Thread : Comic books? Graphic novels?

Hey all, Guess what I just bought as a Christmas present for myself. Now who wants to bet I'll be able to wait until the holidays to read it? (It's called The Guild, in case anyone isn't familiar enough with the Felicia Day phenomenon such that they have trouble figuring it ou ...more

Forum Thread : Read any good books lately?

My last two books were non-fiction. The Decline and Fall of the Soviet Empire by Fred Coleman and The Armageddon Factor: The Rise of Christian Nationalism in Canada by Marci McDonald.The Soviet Empire one covered the period from just after the rule of Stalin in 1953 to the tim ...more

Forum Thread : What are your favorite books?

I'm glad that question's in the plural form. In sci-fi I'd have to pick "Ender's Game" by Orson Scott Card, "The Mote in God's Eye" by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle, and "Genesis" by W.A. Harbinson, just based on how many times I've read them. Ask me again tomorrow and it'll ...more

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