Hearts of Oak Review: Is Life What We Make?

BY ON March 24th, 2020

Note: I don’t think it’s possible to give this book a proper review without at least some spoilers, but since there are several dramatic reveals and—I hesitate to call them “twists” since they’re not at all gimmicky like so many twists are these days—please be forewarned. For people who prefer no spoilers at all, know …

BY ON March 24th, 2020

Forrest Leo’s The Gentleman is a silly book. It knows it is. It exults in absurdity, delights in mishap, and does an absolute jig around the plot. And why not? We need some silliness right now. Lionel Savage is anything but. More fraidy-cat than king of the jungle and more shy than savage, he’s a …

BY ON March 25th, 2020

Oh no it is Ice Prison Fight Time!  On today’s episode we get right into ruminating about episodes 13 “Haku’s Secret Jutsu: Crystal Ice Mirrors” through episode 15 “Zero Visibility: The Sharingan Shatters”. Please review us wherever you can because that will help a whole lot! And also, tell a friend. You can follow us …

BY ON March 25th, 2020

Dear Internet, This weeks episode was recorded well before the world broke. So, this is a bit of time capsule from the before time. On this weeks show, we talk all about relationship issues. What do you do when you accidentally ate all of your wife’s special ‘rone, how many scrunchies is too many, and …

BY ON March 23rd, 2020

Bolt Crank continues to wander the wilderness like a boomer on meth, standing in the rain, staring at you in the dark, sucking on a wrench, having sex with ghosts and being rag-dolled by tree gods. It sounds amazing, but it is, in fact, extremely and relentlessly confusing and boring. Enjoy the destruction of our …

BY ON March 23rd, 2020

Having captured the evil Master of Punishment Zelon your heroes have some tough decisions to make. Do they make nice with this truly awful man or do they do what they do best – use extreme violence to solve their problems.  The adventure continues with Skud Derringer (Mike Bachmann), Rowan Grey (Jennifer Cheek), Lahnik “Lahni” Caplain …

BY ON March 21st, 2020

The Brute Force makes a lot of bold declarations, and surely that goes well for them.

Inks & Issues #87 - Dark Empire
BY ON March 19th, 2020

What if, in Star Wars, Luke and Vader didn’t kill Emperor Palpatine after all. What if he actually has been using techniques that some considered to be unnatural? What if… he was never really dead at all and was actually in a clone body this whole time? No, we aren’t talking about The Rise of …

BY ON March 19th, 2020

Matthew has taken the reins, and for the next few episodes we are going to be traveling back to the 1980s to have a super natural romp in a small town in Maine. Get your tartar sauce because it is time for Kids on Bikes! This is all possible due to the wonderful folks who …

BY ON March 19th, 2020

Dragon Hoops, though it features no actual dragons, accomplished something more magical an inexplicable than most of the fantasy I’ve been reading. Something so inexplicable, so unbelievable, that I previously didn’t think it was possible. It made me care about basketball. Like Gene Luen Yang himself in the beginning of the book, I too was …

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