Compared to the previous volume (The Last Days of Magic), Blood in the Aether is a whole lot of fun.* It's a veritable smorgasbord of familiar faces any Strange fan would love to punch--Baron Mordo, Dormammu, Satana, Night-fricking-mare, and of course, last volume's standout baddie, Misery**. Stephen goes through a number of funny scenarios--nightmare in... Continue Reading →
https://youtu.be/G9DLOc-i2y4 Hiya folks. Today I've got a review of what is doubtless one of the finest sci-fi novels of 2021, already. Keep an eye out on the Hive for the text version tomorrow!
Hiya folks! I recently finished Guerrilla Games' Horizon Zero Dawn on PC and I've been thinking about how the context of secondary information in it shifts as you play - in this video essay, I look to the ways in which Guerrilla's writing team has managed to craft one of the finest stories in gaming.... Continue Reading →
Arkady Martine’s science fiction debut is one of those rare novels that haunts me in my sleep. It’s been days since I put it down, and yet scenes from “A Memory Called Empire” will come back to me, as vividly as something I’ve lived through instead of just reading about. I’ve relived its climax several times, in... Continue Reading →
Hiya, everyone! Got a new book video for you all--it's another funny short, and I hope you enjoy the hell out of it! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XLnx18leJZA
Humbert Humbert, my friend, you monstrous motherfucker--sharing a ride in your twisted head has been a trip, a trip and a half. Kind of trip that had me laughing in-between bouts of revulsion and downright disgust. What else can you feel when you read sentences like these: I could switch in the course of the... Continue Reading →
A wizard and a scientist dude walk into a bar. Wanna see a magic trick, asks the wizard. Haha, wizzerd go brrr, says the Empirikul scientist guy. Then he bashes the wizard's brains in.
https://youtu.be/ldKXxStp3rE And here's this week's #BookTube review. My apologies for abandoning this blog, I'll try to bring you all a few reviews over the next few days. Busy, busy, busy bee.
Turns out, this One Step From Eden roguelike is both fun and addictive! https://youtu.be/JI6vPC4G_IM This is one of the most challenging games I’ve played in a while; I know it recently received an Easy Mode update, but I have yet to play around with the difficulty settings. For now, I am having far too much... Continue Reading →
Hail, brave followers! Have I a treat for you today! I know, it's neither Saturday nor Sunday, but I've a Star Wars post for you nonetheless! https://youtu.be/7k5M9hrsn04