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A Christmas Carol: Where’d the Muppets Go? (Christmas Special, I Guess)

This is closest I'll ever get to 'holiday cheer'. Enjoy it while it lasts. A Christmas Carol is the quintessential Christmas story. It's been retold countless times in countless formats. Rewrites by other authors? Check. Movies? Tons. Animation? Does the Mr. Magoo version count? A Muppets movie?! Done and done well! Everyone has, at some point, experienced… Continue reading A Christmas Carol: Where’d the Muppets Go? (Christmas Special, I Guess)

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Using Books to Fill the Holes in Movies/Games

One of the greatest challenges regarding screenwriting and game writing is making your time work. You've only got two hours to communicate your entire story; which details are essential and which are unnecessary? A good screen/game writer knows how to perfectly balance the act, making sure that each of the characters is developed and likable… Continue reading Using Books to Fill the Holes in Movies/Games

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The Hound of the Baskervilles: Sherlock’s Bad Doggy (How’s This Book?)

My quest to become a true Sherlockian continues! Today, I'm diving into what is widely considered one of the best Sherlock Holmes stories, nay! One of the best mystery stories ever written! It's time to talk about 'The Hound of the Baskervilles'! Out of all the Sherlock Holmes stories I've read up to this point,… Continue reading The Hound of the Baskervilles: Sherlock’s Bad Doggy (How’s This Book?)

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Sherlock Holmes: A Study in Scarlet and The Sign of Four (How’s This Book?)

Sherlock Holmes. The king of the mystery genre. His stories have thrilled audiences for well over a hundred years now. He has starred in dozens of literary stories, movies, TV shows, and even his fair share of video games. Few characters have stood the test of time quite like the unstoppable detective and his companion,… Continue reading Sherlock Holmes: A Study in Scarlet and The Sign of Four (How’s This Book?)

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Some of My Favorite D&D Modules

They're books! Technically! They count! Shut up! I'm not stretching! I've had D&D on my mind practically non-stop for the last few days. During my last play session with my co-workers/good friends, tragedy struck the party. They had taken up a quest to defeat a powerful Bugbear named Burath, who had been terrorizing a village… Continue reading Some of My Favorite D&D Modules

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What Makes an Incredible Audiobook

Let's face it. As adults, we don't have a lot of spare time in our day-to-day lives. Between our jobs, chores around the apartment, social lives, and familial obligations, it can be hard to find time to do everything we want to. Often times, we need to put harsh scheduling limitations on our pleasures in… Continue reading What Makes an Incredible Audiobook