Movie Review – Ender’s Game

Note:  my love of the book predates any knowledge of OSC’s deplorable politics and views on gays.  Not discussing that here. I have a long history with the book Ender’s Game.  My brother gave it to me to read after he read it and loved it, I couldn’t have been more than 10 years old.… Continue reading Movie Review – Ender’s Game

Ender’s Game News – Ben Kingsley and Hollywood Whitewashing

Some notes:  This post has some plot details of Ender’s Game: The Book, so if you haven’t read it (and WHY NOT) read the rest of this at your own risk. I hesitate to even write this, as Orson Scott Card’s books were a pretty fundamental part of my childhood, after I read my brother’s… Continue reading Ender’s Game News – Ben Kingsley and Hollywood Whitewashing

Friday Finds – War Machine and The Hobbit

Happy Friday, all!  I’m getting back in the swing of things so got some posts down this week.  Not sure how many I’ll manage for next week, though, as I’m planning to fire up River City Ransom for OGT.  Might just nerd-snipe myself into oblivion there, love that game.  Anyway, this week’s posts: Kid Movie… Continue reading Friday Finds – War Machine and The Hobbit

Ender’s Game – Might it FINALLY Happen?

If you know me at all, you know I’m a huge Orson Scott Card fan, with my favorite book of his always alternating between Ender’s Game and Speaker for the Dead.  The idea for an Ender’s Game movie has been in Hollywood for years, at one point looking like Wolfgang Petersen would get it done. … Continue reading Ender’s Game – Might it FINALLY Happen?

Geeks on Halloween: The Call of Cthubuntu

Quickly, a few Halloween appropriate stories (I’m not a TOTAL Halloween humbug): Over at Ars: The Call of Cthubuntu An artifact that prophesies their grim return has come into my possession: the dread Cthubuntu Linux distribution€”an arcane relic of ineffable power that originated in a dark time beyond reckoning. The incomprehensible apparatus is an otherworldly… Continue reading Geeks on Halloween: The Call of Cthubuntu