Hazy Warpy Pixel Hole, Ready Player One Book Reviews

Ready. Player. ONE.

There’s lot of these opinions on the internet for a pop culture book that’s seven years old, but I absolutely fucking loved this book. It has been a while since I’ve been so engrossed in a book that I’d rather read (listen) to it, than other things I enjoy.

My normal routine of driving to work in the morning consists of me making the first tough choice of either podcast, book, or music. Usually music loses nine times out of seven. The next hour and forty minutes can be either a solid book or podcast listen. Other times, I switch every 15 minutes between the two. Read more “Ready. Player. ONE.”

We Are Bob. Book Reviews

I’m Bob. No “We” Are Bob

In a not so distant future, in a believable turn of religious power to government, there is one hero. That hero is Bob. For they are many.

I just finished We Are Legion (We Are Bob) by Dennis E. Taylor, narrated by Ray Porter. This was a recommendation from a close friend of Pages Pod/Caste. You know who you are. I don’t really remember how he described it to me, but I hopped on my app and one credit later, I had it on my device.

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Podcasts

Trapped With Neil

Trapped the Wolfs at Wolf Trap we go. Sean, Sean, Dustin and some extra guests experience the Neil. The Neil Gaiman. American Gods, Neverwhere, Ocean at the End of Lane Neil Gaiman. Smith gets on “Dark Matter” and how crazy it was. Dustin dislikes not syncing up with characters and is stoked about Smith’s return to the Discworld. Knowles talks about writing and how getting ideas out of your head and onto paper is the hardest thing.

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Beetle Buzz

We get hype for our trip to go see Neil Gaiman live at Wolftrap! Knowles talks about a cool local used book store. Smith brings up a separate podcasr that mentions the Discworld and Rule #34. If you don’t know what Rule #34 is, WARNING… please Google with caution. We get all gushy for used books and why we like them more than new. Knowles prompts the Pages Pod/Caste crew to get their literary hat on and write some fan fiction for three separate novels.

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Guess Who’s Back?

We traveled the lands far and wide. For two long months the band trifurcated, wandering, wondering, and pondering how to coalesce. We fought time, space, and boredom to rejoin forces to talk your ears off monotonously. We are Pages. We are back.