Review: A Star Curiously Singing

Author: Kerry Nietz Publisher: Freeheads Genre: Cyberpunk “Christian cyberpunk.” That’s not a phrase you hear a heck of a lot, probably because the world of most cyberpunk novels is dark and dismal, with pretty much zero discussion of spiritual matters. If you’re not familiar with cyberpunk, Wikipedia defines it as, “…a subgenre of science fiction…

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Review: The Thorn of Dentonhill

Author: Marshall Ryan Maresca Publisher: DAW Books Genre: Fantasy Fair warning: This isn’t your usual fantasy. No dragons and hoards of gold, no elves or dwarves, and no saving the world by killing the evil god. In many ways, this is closer to a superhero novel. It takes place in a single city called Maradaine,…

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Review: Live PD

Genre: Reality, Documentary, Crime Rating: TV-14 It may not be very geeky — there are no spaceships or wizards — Live PD has quickly become a national phenomenon, showing what cops face all across our country with very little editing. The show follows multiple departments in several states, both rural and urban, and all sorts…

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Wizard 101 Shoots Itself in the Foot with Promotion

Early November 15, 2018, kid’s video game Wizard101 announced a new promotion that’s running from now until November 18. It’s a “the more you buy the more you get” sort of promotion, which is troubling enough on a game marketed squarely at kids. However, one intrepid Twitter geek ran the numbers and what he found…

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