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The Damnation of Charlie Wormwood – vol 1

There’s not much better to do when you’re in bed sick all day than read comic books.  There are lots of great ways to read them, including one I’ve mentioned before: Thrillbent (www.Thrillbent.com).  This digital comic service offers a platform for writers and artists to publish digital comics that take full advantage of the medium… Continue reading The Damnation of Charlie Wormwood – vol 1

Book reviews · Pop culture · Reading

Not quite knee-deep in Infinite Jest

At this point I’ve read roughly 220 pages of the massive 1020 page tome that is David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest.  Every time I get to the point of wanting to dismiss it as stream of consciousness disconnected random thoughts strung together with no apparent concern for plot or characterization, I stumble into passages of… Continue reading Not quite knee-deep in Infinite Jest

Book reviews · Pop culture · Reading · Spirituality

The Wicked + The Divine – Vol 1

I find our current culture’s fascination with spirituality interesting given that it is paired with a growing percentage of the population that affiliates with no specific faith tradition.  I’m not sure how much this milieu contributes to the broad appeal of the comic book The Wicked + The Divine (my seventh book read so far… Continue reading The Wicked + The Divine – Vol 1