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”

TV

Catching Up on “The Strain”

The past couple of weeks, I caught up on the first season of FX horror series The Strain. Based on the vampire horror novels by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan, the show is a unique mix of forensic drama and scares. Interestingly, the story was initially conceived by del Toro as a television series, but he ended… Continue reading Catching Up on “The Strain”