Monthly Archive: July, 2009

Neuromancer by William Gibson

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This novel made me fall back in love with science fiction.  Gritty future noir set amidst AI, evil multinationals, and organized crime.  The novel glitters with beautifully written passages, amalgamating techspeak with Japanese,… Continue reading

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Flood by Andrew Vachss

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Reads like a cold bullet out of Hell. Taut, razor sharp prose; tough ferocious heroes and even more ferocious villains. Imagine the bastard stepchild of Jim Thompson and Mickey Spillane fighting the good… Continue reading

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From the Vault: The Feejee Mermaid: The Milwaukee Taxidermied Treasure & Others

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This is an article I wrote in 2005 when I was a graduate student in the Museum Studies program at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.  My course work involved classes at the Milwaukee Public… Continue reading

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