A Better "Stranger" Thing

A Better "Stranger" Thing

While Stranger Things has accumulated accolades, and I sortof enjoyed it, it was mostly because it didn’t completely suck or immerse itself in liberal preachiness. So if you want something even Stranger, and laugh-out-loud funny, maybe check out this freewheeling story of an inter-dimensional insurance agent, by Larry Correia. As the article at Superversive points out: Chapter 2: “The Mediation” The mediator is Chuck Norris. The awesome is hilarious, as is Baldwin’s impersonation of Norris. Just bask in the awesome. Chapter 3: “Hell Comes to Nebraska” This might be the best bit of the book. Not only because…

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Fisking the Wanna-be Petty Tyrants and Gatekeepers

Fisking the Wanna-be Petty Tyrants and Gatekeepers

Larry Correia, the mountain that walks, the International Lord of Hate of the Evil Legion of Evil, and Sad Puppy One, takes a break from vacation to respond to someone being stupid on the internet. And since it is the Huffington Post, it is very, very stupid indeed. An excerpt (but please, read the whole thing. The only people who write as prolifically are Johns, Wright and Ringo): Writing is hard work, but the act of writing can also be thrilling, enriching your life beyond reason when you know you’re finally nailing a certain feeling with the perfect verb.…

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Blast From the Past

Blast From the Past

One of the reasons I will effectively drop anything and everything to read a book by Larry Correia, aka the “International Lord of Hate”, is that he not only is nearly as prolific as John Ringo, but is, if possible, even funnier when he goes off on a rant. Given the high bar needed to exceed the utterly inspired Ravencon AAR, that is saying something. So, in part due to slow blogging activity over at Monster Hunter Nation, an old facebook discussion was brought to the fore by one of his intrepid minions to explain the background of the expression…

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