Tag Archives: 2016

Revenge of Analog (2016). David Sax

Revenge of Analog  (2016) David Sax What do paper notebooks,  vinyl records, film, and board games have in common?  They are all examples of a persistence or reversion to old school modes as delivered by David Sax.  Is this a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Columbus Day: Expeditionary Force, Book 1 (2016) Craig Alanson

Columbus Day: Expeditionary Force, Book 1 (2016) Craig Alanson This book is a guilty pleasure. Joe Bishop is our hero.   He is in main on leave from the Army when first Hamster-like aliens named Ruhar come to Earth and start … Continue reading

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Book Review: Nemesis (2016) Alex Lamb

Nemesis (2016) Alex Lamb The most be a thousand books with this title. Sci Fi, fantasy, fiction, and non-fiction. Come on! Can’t we do a little better? Anyway. Part 2 of the Roboteer (I do like that title even though … Continue reading

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Book Review: Sleeping Giants (2016) Sylvain Neuvel

Sleeping Giants (2016) Sylvain Neuvel An interesting SF concept – Aliens leave a weapon on Earth that we recover and learn to use – NOT. OK, Pretty overused concept but I really like this book. Kara, the tough soldier who … Continue reading

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On Trails (2016). John Moor

On Trails: An Exploration (2016) John Moor Not just another book about hiking the Appalachian Trail. Not saying that would be a bad thing. Those books are great. This one goes way beyond the AT. It explores the whole concept … Continue reading

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The Chemist (2016) Stephenie Meyer

The Chemist (2016) Stephenie Meyer Alex is a physician who was recruited to become a torturer for some unnamed government agency. She is very good. Instead of popping off fingers with pruning shears (although she can do that) she uses … Continue reading

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FSU 33 Michigan 32: What does that say for OSU – Clemson? TROUBLE!

To put the FSU win over Michigan in perspective we need to look at Clemson’s win over FSU on October 29th (37-34).  In that game Deshawn Watson put up 378 ads passing (27/43) for 2 TD’s. He also had 52 … Continue reading

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