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2 minute review – Ready Player One

I just finished Ready Player One by Ernest Cline whilst on a trip to Tokyo. If there is anywhere in the world to read a book about a world in which technology has taken over, Tokyo is the place. Ready Player One is set in a dystopian future and has undercurrents of the classic Neuromancer by William… Read more »

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The Psychology of The Martian

As always due to the nature of analysis, “The Psychology of the Martian” will contain book (and movie) spoilers.  I am a big reader usually, but over the last little while work has been busy and there has just been no opportunity to read anything. That is until I read a thread on The Martian… Read more »

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Martin pushing to get new book out

According to this link it seems that George RR Martin is pushing his hardest to get the next book out before Season 6 is broadcast. It is quite obvious that one of two things happened in the production of Game of Thrones – 1. That HBO didn’t expect it to be so popular and therefore they… Read more »

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Matthew McConaughy as Randall Flagg..Failure to Launch?

So for those who have been paying attention, The Stand by Stephen King is getting translated into movie form – after some pretty ordinary TV movie attempts. This time around, however, it is to be a star studded event, with Matthew McConaughy being a prospect for Randall Flagg, the villain of the novel. I am… Read more »