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“Read a Damn Book – 067: X-Force – New Beginnings”

Peter Milligan and Mike Allred – X-Force – New Beginnings (2017) It’s no secret that I’m a fan of Mike Allred. (I’ve already reviewed a Madman collection by Allred, as well as a collection of stories from The Atomics, written … Continue reading

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“Cold Cut Case Files” by Dr. Eugenius P. Wenthere

In the late 1940s, the U.S. security forces sponsored a top secret experiment known as Project K.M. Ultrapacket, in an attempt to keep up with the ever expanding Cold Condiment War that was then sweeping the planet. The goal of … Continue reading

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“Pressing Scientific Issue” by Charlie Centipede

Of all the important scientific concerns currently being studied (global warming, ocean acidity, alternate fuel sources, cures for deadly diseases) there is one extremely pointed issue that has been neglected: Why is it so fucking difficult for drivers to use … Continue reading

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“Modern Politics” by Richard F. Yates

—Richard F. Yates

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“SOMAT(IC) #1 – Unleashed!!!”

After centuries of waiting, the official release of SOMAT(IC) #1 is here! Set to take on corporate greed, irresponsible governance, and the forces that would continue to dumb down and stultify the population, this slim volume is a battle cry, … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 051: The Status Civilization”

Robert Sheckley – The Status Civilization (1960) As I mentioned in my review of The Robot Who Looked Like Me, Robert Sheckley is one of my favorite authors. He was particularly adept at presenting vicious social criticism under a veneer … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 039: Principia Discordia”

I am ashamed to say, this was my first time reading one of the most famous, most influential, most hilarious works of alternative religion ever created, the Principia Discordia, the “holy book” for a religion based on the worship of … Continue reading

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