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The Faded Sun (C.J. Cherryh)

  I happened to find The Faded Sun trilogy on my dad’s bookshelf when I was helping him sell his house. I had never heard of C.J. Cherryh, but it had been a while since I’d read space opera from the … Continue reading

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“The Man in the High Castle” (Amazon)

Another year, another adaptation of a Philip K. Dick story. Dick’s oeuvre has proven to be a considerable source of fodder for Hollywood. Some of the biggest science fiction movies in history originated from Dick’s mind, including Blade Runner, Total Recall, and Minority … Continue reading

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Daredevil was right…

A few weeks ago, I reviewed Netflix’s Daredevil TV show. I noted that Matt Murdock does not possess any notable superpowers. A few people (correctly) noted that Murdock uses a form of echolocation to view the world around him. This certainly seems … Continue reading

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Time to Tweet!

I’ve finally entered the 21st century… I’ve set up a Twitter account (@NardiViews). From now on, I’ll tweet links to new content on my blog. I might also tweet links to articles or short comments that don’t necessarily deserve an entire post. … Continue reading

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Tolkien Reading Day!

Today, March 25, is Tolkien Reading Day. If you haven’t read any of Tolkien’s works recently, this might be a good excuse to start. I plan to start reading Tolkien’s The Book of Lost Tales, Part II today (or soon).

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Summer 2015 Mythgard Institute Courses

Originally posted on ravingsanity:
In case anyone here doesn’t know, I’m pursuing a master’s degree with the Mythgard Institute at Signum University. This is a totally online institute that offers courses in fantasy, science fiction, and medieval literature for students…

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Very Merry Unspoilers: Unfinished Hobbit Business

Originally posted on The Oddest Inkling:
Today and the rest of this week I am participating in The Battle of the Five Blogs about the new Hobbit movie. It’s not really a battle, of course: merely a chance to share…

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Happy 2015!

To all my readers, Happy 2015! Science fiction has made many predictions about the future, often with mixed success. Of course, 2015 is the year Marty McFly allegedly visited in Back to the Future II. And let’s just say I’m still waiting … Continue reading

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