Review: Boneshaker by Cherie Priest

On November 30, 2011, in Book Review, Cathy Russell, by Catherine Russell

  Boneshaker, by Cherie Priest, grabs the reader from page one and refuses to let go. The characters stand out, the setting is fantastic, and the situation dire. What better way to start a horror story? Set in the late 1800’s during the Civil War, the scientist Leviticus Blue invents an incredible drilling machine called […]

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Episode 081 – Ed Lazellari

On November 29, 2011, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

In episode 81 of the Functional Nerds Podcast, Patrick Hester and John Anealio welcome TOR author Ed Lazellari to talk about his new book, Awakenings. From TOR’s website: EDWARD LAZELLARI has worked as an illustrator and graphic artist, doing projects for Marvel Entertainment, DC Comics, and Jim Henson Productions. His short story, “The Date,” won […]

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not nanowrimo

On November 28, 2011, in Art Nerd, Comic Books, Galen Dara, by Galen Dara

I love writers.  Writers are my friends.  Many of my writer friends are doing NaNoWriMo this month. (John Anealio wrote a lovely soundtrack for them). I was feeling a bit left out until I discovered that there are some nifty art/comic alternatives for us visually oriented folks. 

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ShadowBytes WebComic: Denied!

On November 25, 2011, in The Shadow Bytes Webcomic, by Patrick Hester

ShadowBytes is a new webcomic from Patrick Hester and Clifton Hill.  New episodes appear every Tuesday and Thursdays on the Webcomic website.

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Food Nerd: Pumpkin-Pecan Pie.

On November 23, 2011, in John Remy, The Food Nerd, by John Remy

Easy Pumpkin-Pecan Pie: I love pumpkin pie. I love pecan pie. Hell, I love pie (and who doesn’t?). But when I learned about the existence of pumpkin-pecan pie from my friend Brooke Bolander, I got a little excited: I had to get me some of that. I began a quest that drove me from the […]

 

Episode 080 – Julia Sherred

On November 22, 2011, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

In Episode 80 of the Functional Nerd Podcast, Patrick Hester and John Anealio welcome Julia Sherred from the Geeky Pleasures Radio Show. From her website: Confirmed to be a “Geek God” by some online quiz and dubbed “The Queen of Geek” by many of her fans, Julia “Jules” Sherred is a mother, writer, author, radio […]

 

Review: War by Mur Lafferty

On November 21, 2011, in Book Review, Cathy Russell, by Catherine Russell

In War, the fifth and final installment of the Afterlife series by Mur Lafferty, the author manages to merge steampunk, mythology, and pirates in an altogether fascinating and entertaining way. While the Dark gains a firmer hold, Kate and Daniel fight to free the imprisoned gods of the newest world. But will they find them […]

 

ShadowBytes WebComic: Sick, Right?

On November 18, 2011, in The Shadow Bytes Webcomic, by Patrick Hester

ShadowBytes is a new webcomic from Patrick Hester and Clifton Hill.  New episodes appear every Tuesday and Thursdays on the Webcomic website.

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Broadcasting To the People: How To Podcast 101

On November 17, 2011, in Carrie Cuinn, News, Tech Nerd, by CarrieCuinn

The term “podcast” is a combination of “pod” (Portable On Demand) and “broadcast”. A podcast is a pre-recorded bit of music, talk, or other sound, which is posted to a site on the Internet for others to download and listen to. Because it’s available online, it can be accessed anywhere that you can access the […]

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Music Review: Arch/Matheos Sympathetic Resonance

On November 16, 2011, in Mike Frighetto, Music, Music Review, by Mike Frighetto

Once I heard John Arch, formerly of Fates Warning, and Jim Matheos, current and founding member of Fates Warning, were recording a full-length album together  it easily became my most anticipated album of the year. Arch and Matheos made some great music back in the mid-to-late 80s and I looked forward to hear what they […]

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Episode 079 – KV Johansen

On November 15, 2011, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

In episode 79 of the Functional Nerds podcast, Patrick Hester & John Anealio welcome PYR author KV Johansen.  KV’s new book, Blackdog, is one of the subjects discussed in this episode. Links: KV Johansen (author’s website) Blackdog © 2011 Patrick Hester and John Anealio This episode features original music by John Anealio Podcast: Play in […]

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Sing, Muse! Moses Siregar III’s The Black God’s War

On November 14, 2011, in Book Review, Paul Weimer, by Paul Weimer

Sing, Muse!: Moses Siregar III‘s The Black God’s War Two very different realms have struggled against each other for years. The Rezzians, worshipers of ten deities, have engaged in a holy war against their godless neighbors, the Pawleons. With the birth of a royal son who is also a prophesied holy leader with divine powers, […]

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ShadowBytes Webcomic: Punked

On November 11, 2011, in The Shadow Bytes Webcomic, by Patrick Hester

ShadowBytes is a new webcomic from Patrick Hester and Clifton Hill.  New episodes appear every Tuesday and Thursdays on the Webcomic website.

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Review: Wasteland by Mur Lafferty

On November 7, 2011, in Book Review, Cathy Russell, by Catherine Russell

  Wasteland by Mur Lafferty starts immediately after the climactic conclusion of Earth, the previous book in the Afterlife series. If you have yet to read the series up to this point, be forewarned. There be spoilers ahead. Daniel is left alone, one eyed (still- or is it again?), and wandering the wasteland with the […]

 

ShadowBytes WebComic: We Smell Butts

On November 4, 2011, in The Shadow Bytes Webcomic, by Patrick Hester

ShadowBytes is a new webcomic from Patrick Hester and Clifton Hill.  New episodes appear every Tuesday and Thursdays on the Webcomic website.

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Episode 078 – Bryan Thomas Schmidt

On November 1, 2011, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

In episode 78 of the Functional Nerds Podcast, Patrick Hester and John Anealio welcome Bryan Thomas Schmidt, author of the new novel – The Worker Prince. Links: Bryan Thomas Schmidt (author’s website) Bryan on Twitter The Worker Prince © 2011 Patrick Hester and John Anealio Support the podcast – tell your friends, subscribe via iTunes […]

 

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