February 22, 2015

Links for 2015-02-16 to 2015-02-22

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February 15, 2015

7 Word Reviews: Jupiter Ascending

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Star Wars Prequels + Doctor Who + bland casting


February 15, 2015

Links for 2015-02-09 to 2015-02-15

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February 8, 2015

Links for 2015-02-02 to 2015-02-08

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February 8, 2015

Review: Jingo by Terry Pratchett

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It took me a little longer to get into this one than previous Discworld books. But once I did, it was as clever and hard to put down as the rest.

I like that (like with feminism/gender relations in Feet of Clay) Pratchett doesn’t tackle racism/xenophobia & jingoism by presenting characters who are perfect social justice warriors. Instead, we get a full cast of variously flawed characters who don’t have after-school-special resolutions, but just wind up as slightly more decent people at the end.