Time manages to get away from me these days, but I submitted a book review for publication in a magazine and I wrote another one for Starship Grifters this week, so let's keep things rolling with a selection of the Internet's finest links. This interview with
It is the Sega Genesis version that had the slightly clipped opening lines, rather than the arcade cabinet that I remember from my youth. But I definitely fed more than few quarters into machine that looks like this.
This is a useful contrast between G. K. Chesterton and H. P. Lovecraft. The word "absurd" means very different things in their works. JD Cowan writes about Quake. That game has a special place in my heart, as it was my real introduction to the internet. I played
The best one sentence review of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild that I ever saw is that is successfully recapitulates the feeling of a child finding a stick and setting off into the woods for an adventure.
Okay, maybe even every two weeks is a little much right now. The Book of the New Sun is the Dark Souls of BooksGene Wolfe and Dark Souls are both difficult and engrossing. In demanding rereading and replaying, they resist the passivity of consumer culture.C.W. HowellC.W. Howell