This is Carl's Brain

Monthly Archives: June 2017

Tower Hill by Sarah Pinborough

Set in a small university town in rural Maine, things go haywire when an imposter priest and a university professor arrive.  Both the students and faculty of the university, as well as the townspeople fall under their spell and act like mindless zombies.  Only Liz and Steve, as well as a couple of the residents Read More…

Movie Review: Wonder Woman

DC just can’t seem to make a good movie, especially when compared to their counterparts at Marvel, who have put out an impressive string of movies over the last decade.  DC, meanwhile, has put out dreck like Suicide Squad, and have done silly things like cast Ben Affleck as Batman.  And then comes Wonder Woman, Read More…

The Last Werewolf by Glen Duncan

The Last Werewolf was a painful book to read, or listen to as was the case with the medium I chose.  It was tedious, slow paced, and loaded with scene after scene of gratuitous sex.  Jake Marlowe is the last werewolf (not actually but it is the title of the book).  The werewolves have been Read More…

Captain Vorpatril’s Alliance by Lois McMaster Bujold

Ivan Vorpatril is a bachelor who comes from a powerful family and has a fairly important job, but lacks any serious ambition and enjoys his bachelor lifecyle.  When his cousin convinces him to use his bachelor prowess to charm Tej Arqua in an effort to find out who she is, the situation unravels and he Read More…