What I Read Since the ReadIt1st Pledge

The vlogbrothers set up this website, readit1st.com, where you can make a pledge to not see a movie until you’ve read the book that movie is based on. I felt this pledge carried two very strong advantages:

1) Whether the book is better or not, it is certainly the denser of the two versions, which […]

What I read in… well, since last time I did one of these posts.

I tried to do a monthly “what I read” post, but the sad fact is I don’t always average one book a month. I seem to go through phases; sometimes I’m in a book phase, sometimes I’m in a PSP phase, sometimes I’m in a re-watch-every-movie-I-own phase.

In any case, here’s some stuff I’ve […]

What I Read in August

John Dies at the End by David Wong

Horror and black comedy are no strangers to one another. The two terms have become almost synonymous in modern media, to the point where anything scary or disturbing is almost expected to be funny or ironic at the same time. There isn’t a great deal of horror […]

What I Read in July

Having a bookstore available at my fingertips 100% of the time isn’t going to do my wallet any favors, but it has done wonders for my reading. I’ve been averaging three or four new books per year for a long time now, a number I was able to clear in a single month thanks to […]