BUCK ROGERS with Kate (and Dan) Aug15

BUCK ROGERS with Kate (and Dan)

::Kate is fiddling with her iPhone, complaining:: K: Dude, it’s the 21st century. Where’s my G. D. flying car already? And my laser gun? Or my laser gun mounted on my flying car?! D: ::puts pinkie finger at corner of mouth:: Would it be an “ill tempered” flying car? K: What? D: ::giggles:: K: Really. I don’t know what you’re laughing at. D: Never mind. K: So, really. I thought the future was supposed to be here already? Hold on. I just got a tweet from my friend in Scotland. I’ll also have to check us in for our flight in the morning. D: Don’t forget to transfer extra money into our checking account while you’re at it. K: Got it. Ok… all...

Bargain Bin: AMERICAN CENTURY: SCARS AND STRIPES Jun20

Bargain Bin: AMERICAN CENTURY: SCARS AND STRIPES

Here’s the thing about the term “Bargain Bin.” On one hand, it makes you think that what you get out of it is a leftover, all the good stuff is gone. But here, we use the term as “look what I found! Everyone else missed this! Buried treasure!” That was exactly my response when I found AMERICAN CENTURY: SCARS AND STRIPES on the 50% off shelf at the local Barnes and Noble this afternoon. Like so many of these lost treasures, I had read this series when it first came out in 2001. It was filled with lots of swearing, loads of action, and tons of sex. But I was all about the capes back then, so I didn’t stick with the book, and it was cancelled...