Weekend UpdatePosted on the 12 February 2011 by Jimblack78
The Flash #9in Comcs! A Personal Journal
Tomb of Dracula Vol. 1 in Comic Book Shelf Review. Fans of classic horror or gothic stories will enjoy this series that was illustrated by the great Gene Colan.
Television ViewingMy science fiction viewing this week involved starting to watch "Farscape" for the first time. I will put up reviews at a later date. So far I am impressed.
New Additions to the Library
TheAce Science Fiction Specials appeared on my radar this week. I had an almost complete collection of the last Terry Carr Specials when I had to thin down my original library. So expect to see a group of them this week and next as I start to rebuild this series.
Green Eyes by Lucius Shepard
Shepard's first novel sounds very interesting. It deals with a mix of voodoo and biology that is used to resuscitate corpses. The procedure is used to heal the living. It all leads into a search for answers on another world.
The Tides of God by Ted Reynolds
Earth has become a perfect world in the 33rd century. An ancient enemy returns to bring death and devastation back to the world. Mankind launches a spaceship to destroy the enemies plans. What waits for Mankind in space? Some think it will be god.
Black Snow Days by Claudia O'Keefe
From the back cover blurb "Eric Pope crashed into a wall... Twelve years later, he wakes from a coma to find the world destroyed by war -- and his body and mind rebuilt into something more and less than human. Eric is now the only man who can survive in the deadly black snow outside the Tank. The half-mad survivors of the war see him as their promised savior: And what's been done to his mind is even more alarming; another personality lives withing him, an independent intelligence that is his own female self..."
The Best of Margaret St. Clair
Another addition to my "Best of..." collection.
Analog Science Fiction
Sometimes you stumble on to a treasure in the old magazines. The line up for this issue consists of stories by Piers Anthony, Christopher Anvil, Poul Anderson, James Tiptree Jr., and Harry Harrison.
Stories in this issue by Richard and Nancy Carrigan, Harry Harrison, and Jack Wodhams.
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DIET & WEIGHT, FOOD & DRINK, HEALTH
Let’s start with the lengthy story of Oscar winning Apostate, Paul Haggis and his life in Scientology. It appears in The New Yorker and is yet another expose... Read moreBy Cris
Closing tomorrow, Sunday ‘Joy Luck Club’ at Onstage, Greenbelt 1 Repertory Philippines’ “The Joy Luck Club,” directed by Anton Juan based on the Amy Tan novel;... Read moreBy Gibbs22manila
Gah I've been busy, busy, busy! With schoolwork, dance and all of the extra rehearsals we've been having lately I've been runnin' all over the place. Read moreBy Ballerinablogger
DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
Are you still meeting lots of new people in the 2011 networking challenge. I am. I bet you thought I would have given up by now. But how can I give up when I... Read moreBy Classycareergirl
BUSINESS, CAREER, FASHION, LIFESTYLE
A round-up of all the weekend’s action from the top four divisions in English football. Dirt Kuyt scored a hat-trick for Liverpool against Manchester United... Read moreBy Can We Play You Every Week?
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