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A weekly podcast wherein we freestyle ‘reviews’ of books we haven’t read, with tenacity, ingenuity and palpable desperation. We only judge a book by its cover!

October 17, 2019

42 · Richard A Knaak’s Page-Hacking Exploits

Cover artThis week, in "Shattered Light", by Richard A. Knaak: 

In the first (and only) literary MMORPG, fans of books and video games found the worst of both worlds: a limitless world of possibilities that punishes imagination and demands rigid adherence to an obscure and unfathomable formula.

K helps his buddy out of a tricky pickle. Khaki exercises his right to armor bears.

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October 10, 2019

41 · Marion Zimmer Bradley’s Spanking the Pixie

Cover artThis week, in "Greyhaven", by Marion Zimmer Bradley

The children of the cartoon Dungeons & Dragons eventually returned to the real world, but each fled back to this magical realm to reclaim their wondrous, magical destinies — and hide from their regrets, debts and arrest warrants.

But there is no escape in: the Realm of Dungeons and Dragons!

K quotes @dr5bludgeoning's excellent Twitter joke. Khaki has a lot in common with bears.

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October 3, 2019

40 · Barry B. Longyear’s Robot Gigolo Nuts and Bolts

Cover artThis week, in "Naked Came the Robot", by Barry B. Longyear: 

A botched back-alley transition leaves Victor’s mind in the chassis of a sexbot decommissioned for accidentally killing users. Now she must fight for love against a dying planet, a crumbling society, and the unpredictable destructive strength of her synthetic muscles.

K tells a story about Napoleon's cutlery. Khaki's back on his bullshit: costumes.

With thanks to Friend-of-the-Library Old Pines for the synopsis of this week's book. Find his writing and prompts at https://creative.oldpines.wtf

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