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Fantasy – A Genre Redemption

I have often been criticized for my near exclusive preference towards the literary genre of fantasy.  The most criticism occurred during my recent 13 month stint reading through all 13 Wheel of Time books. I’ve been accused of being obsessed with dragons (guilty), escaping reality through fiction (semi-guilty), and reading crappy literature (not guilty).  So I have taken it upon myself to back up my favorite book genre, and delve into why we (the royal we) read fantasy – what we like, what we look for, and why there is so much value / potential for value within Fantasy as a genre.  While I’d like to sum it up with one word – Dragons – I will refrain and attempt a legitimate analysis.

Click here to embark on a lengthy analysis of fantastical proportions.


Sucker Punch Opens This Thursday!

So I’m pretty sure we haven’t talked about it on NNAR , but Wade and I have discussed Sucker Punch at great length. This is a movie that all people should be wildly excited for… okay, maybe not all people, but all true lovers of movies, comic books and the like. Find out why…

Game of Thrones

HBO Releases New Game Of Thrones Trailer

The second teaser trailer for HBO’s upcoming TV adaptation of the first book in George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series has just hit the Interwebs, and while it is only a teaser, I must say I am very excited by the look of it.  As someone who only just recently started reading A Game of Thrones, I am very into this story right now, so the idea of a faithful adaptation sounds great to me.  Read on to see the first and second teaser trailers.

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