Archive for May, 2009

Books for March and April 2009

by Michael on Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

Little Brother by Cory Doctorow [4.5/5] A novel by Cory Doctorow about a teen in S.F. who uses technology to stand up for his rights, and the rights of those around him, against the abusive practices of Homeland Security. In other words, even though Little Brother was aimed at young adults, it included a lot […]

Books for January and February 2009

by Michael on Monday, May 18th, 2009

Murder of Angels by Caitlin R. Kiernan [3.5/5] This book rejoins some of the characters from Kiernan’s first novel, Silk, ten years later, and while the prose is extraordinary, I didn’t end up enjoying it as much as the previous novel, in part because I didn’t find the plot to be as focused as I’d […]

February 2009 movies

by Michael on Wednesday, May 13th, 2009

One of these days I’ll actually get caught up again. Maybe. RocknRolla [3/5] [Amazon] I didn’t think this was as good as the two other Guy Ritchie films I’d seen, Snatch and Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels, but if you liked those two films you’ll probably like at least parts of this one. Repo! […]