Author Archives: Ubu Roi

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Quick Shots: Magical Girl Spec-Ops Asuka

I’m going to start calling a series of articles this, where I don’t do a deep dive but only a quick review based on the first episode or two. Got another coming up for tomorrow, I hope. Someone’s been sniffing … Continue reading

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Safehold: the Snooze-fest.

David Weber’s latest novel in the battle for the future of humanity’s tortured name-spelling has come out, and I’ve finally finished it after three days. That’s not good, for someone who routinely reads such books in a single day. This … Continue reading

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Some of us Had Better Days

Wonderduck didn’t. Just noticed today — that’s what I get for being absorbed in my own problems.

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Follow-up

There’s a “Is it OK to Pick up Girls in a Dungeon” (DanMachi for short) movie coming out February 15th. Looks like we get to see some outdoors action, and a new character. Story here. Trailer Hey, you’re not reading … Continue reading

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The Joys of Amazon Prime (Side Story)

I have discovered them, yes I have. So, all in all, I’m pretty much working on getting my act back together, having made it to work a whopping two days last month. Burning vacation like nobody’s business, but at least … Continue reading

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In Memorium: Lane Domino 1952-2018

I was worrying about the wrong person. My brother passed last night, in his sleep. Like brothers, we fought, we argued, we pulled together, we helped each other. I loved him, he loved me. That’s the way it was, and … Continue reading

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I Wonder if Steven Saw Things Like This?

Though he never stated what it was (at least online, and that I’m aware of) Steven Den Beste made note that he was having health problems in his last few years, and that his medicine had side effects that he … Continue reading

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