Posts tagged: kaleidoscope of wtfery

Review: Annihilation

Posted on 2014-02-07 at 6:25 by Dave


Annihilation (Book 1 in the Southern Reach trilogy) by Jeff VanderMeer, Read by Carolyn McCormick Length: 6 hours

It's  a simple, classic set-up: A group of explorers head out on an expedition to the mysterious Area X. They have gone through rigorous training that strips much of their identity in hopes of generating unbiased field reports. Instead, they are referred to simply by their scientific professions: Psychologist, Anthropologist, Surveyor, and Biologist. There was a Linguist too, but something

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Review: American Elsewhere

Posted on 2013-09-19 at 6:0 by Dave

American Elsewhere by Robert Jackson Bennett, Read by Graham Winton Length: 22 hours, 23 minutes

If you have to stand against the great lurking darkness that’s encroaching upon you from the edge of universe, I recommend cranking up The Best of Erich Zann's Violin Classics, inviting over Chuthulu’s rebellious teenage children to stand by your side, and having  Robert Jackson Bennett’s American Elsewhere in hand to keep said Darkness at bay.

I’ve been looking forward to this book pretty much since I’d heard

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