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Paper Lion: Confessions of a Last-String Quarterback
I am an asshole. No really. I'm a total jerk-and-a-half. Look, trust me. I know what I'm talking about here. I checked this book out from the Berkeley...more
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Apr 07, 2014
Devil Born Without Horns
There's a part in this book where the main character's college sweetheart turned junkie tries to tell him about "Burroughs."

"Edgar Rice Burroghs?" He...more
Mar 31, 2009
May 20, 2008
Rat Scabies and the Holy Grail: Can a Punk Rock Legend Find What Monty Python Couldn't?
A fun book to read. If I could give it a 3.5 star review I would. I do feel that the book needed illustrations however. I know it's strange to rate a...more
Jan 2008
Mar 31, 2009
Kick the Balls: An Offensive Suburban Odyssey
Square pegs don't fit into round holes but that doesn't stop us from trying to jam them in there from time to time. Alan Black, himself a square peg f...more
Jul 06, 2008
Jul 02, 2008
Boxing Stories
"Iron Men," a tale of a pug with no defense save for a chin of granite is possibly one of the best boxing yarns I have ever read. Add the funny and sa...more
Jan 19, 2009
Mar 31, 2009
Tarzan of the Apes (Tarzan, #1)
I really wish I could give this four and half stars, not quite five. The writing might be a bit clunky here and there but in the end it accomplishes w...more
Nov 2008
Nov 19, 2008
The Man Who Folded Himself
I re-read this book after seeing Gerrold's writer's workshop at this year's Wondercon. This is simply one of the best science fiction novels of the 70...more
Mar 05, 2009
Mar 31, 2009
Death Falcon vs. The Zombie Slug Lords
"Death Falcon Zero vs. the Zombie Slug Lords" is the thinking man's pro wrestlers vs. flesh eating zombie book.
Dec 2008
Jan 22, 2009
American Shaolin: Flying Kicks, Buddhist Monks, and the Legend of Iron Crotch: An Odyssey in the New China
One of the best books on martial arts out there, and it's funny.
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Dec 13, 2013
The End of the Trail: Western Stories
It's all about "Vultures of Whapeton" here. One of Howard's best but the collection is a little uneven over all. Not as solid as "Boxing Stories" but...more
Feb 08, 2010
Mar 31, 2009
The Glass Teat
Yes, it's pretty dated but still packs some great moments of Harlan Ellison savaging.
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Feb 08, 2010
The Cobra / The Third Shadow (The Shadow, #7)
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Mar 31, 2009
The Face That Must Die
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Mar 05, 2010
Memoirs of a Sword Swallower
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May 20, 2008
The Return of Tarzan (Tarzan, #2)
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Mar 31, 2009