Monthly Archives: February 2014

First Lines: The Long Earth

The Long Earth is the result of Discworld overlord Sir Terry Pratchett teaming up with the prolific SF-writer Stephen Baxter. And while it has it’s charms (for instance, it features a nun who is a devoted Jim Steinman fan), in the end it left me feeling unsatisfied. The concept of the novel is that there… Read more »

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Seen Live: Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Well, screw it. I’m completely over Trans-Siberian Orchestra swallowing up Savatage whole. If they keep playing shows like the one they did in Amsterdam on January 18th — I can live with that. There’s a simple explanation for that: it was awesome. Yes, sure, it had little to do with a Savatage show (apart for… Read more »