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Book Reviews: It’s Been A While!

All right, it’s been a while, I know. Call it a sabbatical! Or holiday? (Or brief period of ennui in which I managed to question everything and do nothing.)… more

The Other Pink Meat

While trolling for stories for one of my other columns, I came across a review of a book about what your typical North American would consider the world’s grosses foods…. more

Nerdist Podcast: John de Lancie

The very talented John de Lancie sits down with the guys to talk about his role as Jane’s father on Breaking Bad, starting his career in the theater, his… more

’tis the season!

Yeah… so… how ‘bout them holidays? If you’re anything at all like me (and I’m sorry if you are) then you’re probably clueless about what to get… more

Book Review! Full Dark, No Stars by Stephen King!

I’ll admit that I have a little bit of a love/hate relationship with Mr. Stephen King. What I like? I realllllyyyy like. What I don’t? I reallllyyyy… more

End of October booky goodness!

Greetings nerds! You know, it’s kind of a good thing that there have only been a few “ZOMG MUST PURCHASE” books this month, at least for me. Between trying… more

New books! Delicious.

We’re approaching the book season, people! What’s the book season, you ask? It’s that time, like right now, when the weather is turning and people are staying indoors with delicious… more

Book Review! The Hunger Games (but only the first book!)

There’s one book that people have been mentioning over and over after hearing about my Book Nerdist status and it’s The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. Finally, I… more

Earth (The Book) Book Review!

It’s not a huge secret that I’m a fan of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, right? I guess it might be if you don’t know me… more

Mmm fresh books.

Two weeks worth of fascinating (well, mostly) new books have piled up and so! Here they are, compiled for your eyeball pleasure. Or earball pleasure, should they be audio formatted… more

Neato book stuff!

All right, so this isn’t the customary Friday book review BUT! It’s pretty great. These things were all brought to my attention by you awesome book nerds, so I’m sharing… more

I had a novel idea

I took a week off from forking over my cash to the theater partially in protest of the extra cost for seeing Resident Evil in 3D. I’m not going… more

Books, books, books and more books!

Salutations, book nerds! Let’s get down to business, shall we? Here are the new releases for last week AND this week (in no particular order), so pick something up… more

Share your quotes!

This is sort of a book review, sort of not. But how can that be?! Easy. I read John Dies at the End by David Wong (who is… more

Book Review! Packing for Mars by Mary Roach

I enjoy Mary Roach immensely. It’s difficult not to! At least for me, anyway, because I enjoy a heavy amount of snark and humor in my books, especially the nonfiction… more

Tons of text!

Greetings! Salutations! Ready for a huge batch of new books? Well, this is your week. We’ve got a metric shit-ton of new books coming out that are ripe for… more

Book Review! American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Guys, I’m distressed. Or maybe appalled is more accurate? It seems that an inappropriate number of people haven’t read Neil Gaiman’s American Gods yet and next summer… more


Greetings, readers. Are you well? Now that the pleasantries are out of the way, let’s get to the business at hand! NEW FRIGGIN’ BOOKS for the last two weeks! (… more

Book Review! The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks!

Chances are, if you’ve ever studied biology, you’ve heard of HeLa cells. If you haven’t, well… let me enlighten you a little! HeLa cells are known as… more

1000 Books, 1000 Miles Project

This is a departure from my usual book reviewing/new releases post, obviously, but it’s a good’un! Good’in? Good one. There, that’s better. Anyway! A patron… more

Book Review! Horns: A Novel by Joe Hill

They say not to judge a book by it’s cover and I’ve never had that old adage illustrated more poignantly for me than with Horns: A Novel by Joe Hill…. more

Candy for your eyeholes!

All right, I know you guys are probably excited that Breaking Dawn is coming out in paperback today but that’s no reason to neglect the other new releases! And… more

Not as naughty as it seems! (Bummer?)

There are very few things that can influence an entire country’s culture, especially those that span across generations. They can sometimes be hard to spot and sometimes they are… more

Lovin’ that new book smell…

HOORAY IT’S BOOK DAY! Below are some of the titles new for this Tuesday, but not all of them as I’m sure you’re aware, so if I’… more