I noticed the latest Discworld was out in paperback so that's waiting by my bed but I'm going to finish this book on the human history of the Mediterranean Sea. Only 150 pages to go, we're up to the 17/18th century. Britain just tried to turn Gibraltar into an island but the ship that was delivering the shovels and… » 10/15/14 12:46pm 10/15/14 12:46pm

I thought there was a little not to that with the singer singing a Queen song on the Orient Express. Two cultural icons that to us are very different, but are only separated by less than a hundred years. To someone far in the future it would be harder to spot the anachronism. » 10/13/14 12:07pm 10/13/14 12:07pm

RadioSilence Watches Marvel: Part 3 - Iron Man 2

A quick explanation of my project: A comic book neophyte, me, watches the recent Marvel movies and reviews them by giving his initial reactions. Parts one and two can be found here. Just a quick heads-up, the fun in this for me is that I really don't know anything about what's coming up and what I think I know is… » 10/11/14 11:29am 10/11/14 11:29am