“I have lived a thousand lives and I’ve loved a thousand loves. I’ve walked on distant worlds and seen the end of time. Because I read.” -George R.R. Martin Books […]
For those who have been paying attention, you may have noticed a small change on the ol’ website as of today. Geeksnbarbells, which has graced the URL for the past […]
There is a narrative put out into the world about books that goes something like this. Philosophy, biographies, novels written based upon real events or based upon reality, this is […]
Do Schools ruin our desire to read, be creative, and learn? There’s a strong case to be made. Check out Seth Godins work at: https://seths.blog/ Stealing dreams article: https://medium.com/@thisissethsblog/stop-stealing-dreams-4116c7dbff7b Stealing […]
Why are Fantasy and Science Fiction Novels not used in school? I argue why stories, especially fantastical ones, are better vehicles for sharing knowledge, especially philosophical and moral knowledge, which […]
The first season of Kuromukoro falls into many of the same issues throw away anime series do these days. Way too many nonsensical children, and way too little background story. […]
Books can be the portal to new worlds that can help you out in any situation. They saved me so many times in my life, and should hold so much […]
Delving into the benefits of re-reading novels.
Let us meander our way through the horror that is peoples reaction to fantasy novels and whether they are “real literature”.
A little meandering rant on how character development and their internal thoughts can hamper good adaptations of books, especially fantasy genre books, into film and television. Although it can sometimes […]