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The Catastrophic Culminations of the Edge of the World Broadcast’s Third Season

Storytelling is an Undead Art in The Edge of the World Broadcast

I know that I’ve written about the Edge of the World Broadcast before, but it deserves ongoing discussion because each time a new season drops, Joel Mengel raises the bar on what radio dramas are compared to where they used to be. Season Three is no different.

In Season One, I called the show “wondrous and mysterious,” and in Season Two I said it was “even more engaging and engrossing.” Season Three starts with a great recap of those two seasons…

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Palmer's Trek

Palmers Trek Star Trek The Motion Picture

Palmer’s Trek: Star Trek The Motion Picture

Star Trek: The Motion Picture, the first large widescreen format of the Enterprise, first released in 1979. To this point, The Original Series and The Animated Series have been comforting and positive, if not downright enjoyable adventures throughout space under the banner of the Federation. Those two series also, at this point, represent all of my Trek experience.

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Ever the Scientist, Sagan Connected All the Dots in the Original Cosmos

COSMOS Carl Sagan

If you want to go back to school to learn all there is to know of the known and unknown universe, you can’t do much better than the 365 pages of Cosmos by Carl Sagan.

“The Cosmos television series and this book represent a hopeful experiment in communicating some of the ideas, methods and joys of science.” This, at least in print form, is completely accomplished.

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Spoiler Free Review

Downtown Owl by Chuck Klosterman Spoiler Free Review

Human Condition the Subtle Neon Glimmer of Downtown Owl

I decided to pick up Downtown Owl again. I originally read it much closer to its release in 2008 for two reasons. First, Klosterman is an author whom I enjoy, and because I want to include a review or an essay on each of his works on this blog I was surprised that I hadn’t reviewed Downtown Owl before. Considering that I read it before this blog started, that makes a ton of sense.

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