Posts tagged ‘The Dresden Files’


Oh, right. Happy New Year.

by wfgodbold

Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, あけましておめでとう、etc.img

I hope everyone had a good holiday season, and that if you lost power (like I did), it wasn’t out for too long.

I have a few posts percolating (including a review of the hilarious Wreck-It Ralph), but I’ve been “busy” (those video games I got for Christmas and during last semester aren’t going to play themselves (if you import gamers were curious, Tales of Xillia 2 is pretty good), nor are the case surveys I’m doing for the law review going to write themselves!).

Also, I have finally read Cold Days. Jim Butcher is my master now. Ghost Story, while good, was a bit sedate for the series, and Cold Days returns to the nonstop action and wham lines. Hopefully Butcher will be back to his ~1 year per book schedule, instead of the almost 1.5 year per book he’s taken for the last two.

Next on the pile is Iain M. Banks’s Consider Phlebas, the first in his SF series on The Culture.

I may have to start sleeping even less.


Drumming is the heartbeat of the OWS movement?

by wfgodbold

Wait a minute

Look, I know people have joked about the OWS protestors being zombies before, but this changes everything!

Of course, that the drummers are the “heartbeat” of the movement could just be a coincidence.

But can we really afford to take that chance?

What would Harry Dresden do?


Now reading – Ghost Story

by wfgodbold

It took him almost four months longer than usual, but Jim Butcher‘s latest installment in his Dresden Files series has finally arrived!

Ghost Story picks up right where Changes left off. If you’ve read Changes, you know what that means. If you haven’t, then you shouldn’t click (spoilers below the fold)… 

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I hate politicians

by wfgodbold

Why don’t they ever have a favorite book that other people actually like?

Reagan and Bush bios are pandering, and Steele said one book and then quoted the opening like to another.

If it were me, I’d have said Jim Butcher’s Dead Beat, and explained my choice thusly (spoilers ahead!):

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