The Strange is the story of Goldberg on a summer day when Sex, Murder, Cash Windfalls, Death, Explosions, Crime, and Superpowers run rampant in his normally weird and sleepy home town. The thing is, Goldberg wants nothing more than to hang out with his friends and generally disappear. That’s a tall order for the luckiest man alive when your face . . .
Noel has come to America from Wales to visit his best friend, Nick, at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee so he can spend the summer and play in a local metal band. He didn’t realize the excitement that was about to enter his life and before he knows it he is swept up and over his head. Come . . .
Portillo, TX is a city of industry, fuelled by chemicals and ambition. It smells like money. Its citizens seek fortune, love, and truth. Rex is a freelance cameraman who discovers a secret. Heather is high school teacher who doubts the intentions of her holistic psychiatrist, but desperately needs to overcome a childhood trauma. Portillo is a city with two sides. . . .
In 1997, a disparate group of misfits works on launching a new website in a suburban home in fictional Westcall, New Jersey. Westcall is also the name of the start-up company they form and the name of the project, which ends up being a primitive social networking site. Not everything goes smoothly, however: drugs, mental illness and romantic jealousy all . . .
A four book countdown until the Mayan Calendar’s last date, 20/12/2012. A rambling maze of several connecting stories, all involving some attractive young women and wild-assed guys. And all, without knowing it, in pursuit of the mystery of the End Of Time. The lovely young Mayanologist, the rapacious lesbian industrial spy, the ReElect Obama manipulators, the dolphin groupie, . . .
Mar 1, 2010: “Mayan Calendar Girls” is a surreal collection of unconnected chapters that are supposed to make up a story, if you read enough of them. Each chapter is interesting and the characters are fun, but the point of view jumps between chapters and there are few linear links between them. If you don’t mind reading a story in bits and fitting the bits together in your head, you might find the story a lot of fun.
The story seems to be about [more . . .]
Oct 4, 2009: I suppose I should be ranting about how sexist this whole thing is. I mean, the video alone . . . Reducing the End Of The World to cheesecake and frat snickers? Awful.
Trouble is, I find myself getting a big kick out of this. It helps they led off with Aphra, the industrial spy described as "Indiana Jones meets Cleopatra Jones" at one point. She goes beyond sassy and it’s a scream that she’s working for a redneck Republican while her competition in [more . . .]