Monthly Archives: October 2013

A Republic of Dissapointments: Review of Republic of Thieves

I cannot catch a break.  Everything I have read lately is decidedly mediocre.  This is the third in a series that started off with one of the great fantasy novels of all time with the Lies of Locke Lamora.  If … Continue reading

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Broken Empire Review

Another new author and another mild disappointment.  Lawrence has by far better writing chops than the author of The Lives of Tao.  He also has far more interesting ideas for his setting and how to subvert the tropes of modern … Continue reading

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Riyria Chronicles Review

This isn’t going to be a long review because you are probably already familiar with these characters and this author from reading the much superior Riyria Revelations.  If you want to spend more time with Royce and Hardian, then Chronicles … Continue reading

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Why Are Americans Obsessed with Health and Still Fat?

I really can’t stand checking more matrix elements and the last post got me thinking about this topic. Americans are the fattest people on Earth, no contest.  We also seem to have an unhealthy obsession with health.  There is always … Continue reading

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Tips For Cutting Like a Goth

Just about finished with a cutting cycle and it went far better than last time.  When I first got into lifting I was doing Starting Strength and took Rippetoe’s advice on nutrition.  Don’t.  You don’t need to eat as much … Continue reading

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