Review & Brew: Those Brave, Foolish Souls from the City of Swords by Benedict Patrick

Those Brave, Foolish Souls from the City of Swords by Benedict Patrick is the third entry in his Yarnsworld universe, but it stands completely on its own and doesn’t require any previous Yarnsworld knowledge. The book explores folklore from Mexico and Central America, following various masked swordsmen as they strive to find their place in the... Continue Reading →

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Review & Brew: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley is widely considered to be a classic. Even now, just shy of the book's 200th birthday, nearly everyone is familiar with Shelley's classic monster. However, our modern perception of Frankenstein is quite different from the original text, which is more of a philosophical tragedy than a work of horror. After all, the... Continue Reading →

TV Show: Sword Art Online (Season 1)

Where to Watch: Netflix, Hulu For Those Who Like: LitRPG, Sufficiently Advanced Magic, Anime Sword Art Online is a classic example of LitRPG, where a story follows the mechanics of a video game. In this case, the characters are trapped inside a virtual reality game and must clear all the levels before they can return to the real world. The... Continue Reading →

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