Books

Book Review: Biotech and Parenting in “Borne”

After reading Jeff VanderMeer's strange science fiction novel Annihilation, I decided to jump into another of his strange sci-fi books: Borne. I listened to the audiobook, narrated by Bahni Turpin, which helped me finish it quickly as I was able to put my commute to good use. It's definitely longer than Annihilation, and in many ways the world-building… Continue reading Book Review: Biotech and Parenting in “Borne”

Games, Video Posts

My Skyrim Husbands (Video Post)

In my many playthroughs of Skyrim, I've gotten really invested in who my character marries each time. Marriage in Skyrim gives you benefits like your spouse cooking you meals (so you eat to bump up your health in a fight), making money for you (so you can buy all the shiny new armor), and giving you a… Continue reading My Skyrim Husbands (Video Post)

Movies

“Tomb Raider” Movie Review

Last night I went to see the new Tomb Raider movie, directed by Roar Uthaug and starring Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft. I went into the movie as a pretty big Tomb Raider fan already. For many years I've loved the Angelina Jolie movies, which hinged on Lara's looks, crazy stunts that sometimes seem to defy the laws… Continue reading “Tomb Raider” Movie Review