The Unofficial Guide to Universal Orlando 2020 by Seth Kubersky My rating: 5 of 5 stars Just like in 2018, when I read my first “Unofficial Guide to Universal Orlando Resort,” I found the advice, information, and research to be immensely helpful for having a great vacation. I recently returned from UOR, shamefully having not completed my reading of the book before hand, and can say that without the touring plans and accompanying app, we wouldn’t have had such a good time. For the first […]
The Unofficial Guide to Universal Orlando 2019 by Seth Kubersky My rating: 5 of 5 stars In 2018, my wife and I decided to go to Universal Orlando Resort. We had never been before but both of our Spring Breaks lined up, which rarely happens. In preparation for the trip a librarian friend of ours recommended that we check out the “Unofficial Guide to Universal Orlando.” We did and it really helped us have a successful trip. My in-laws were excited by our 2018 trip […]
First things first to any concerned animal lovers, no horses are harmed in this book. Or animals. Only people. Secondly, this is considered one of the great works of American noir and I definitely get why. It is bleak as heck. I don’t know Horace McCoy’s story but apparently the dude had it in for Hollywood. The only other book I’ve read of his is I Should Have Stayed Home and that was another Hollywood-is-bad tale. This one takes on the world of exploitation of Hollywood wannabes through […]
Came home yesterday after work to this happy surprise from teresaelectro. I was planning on reading both of these books in 2020, so now I have them ready to go! And I am *always* on the lookout for new bookmarks because there is a monster in my house that eats them. Thank you so much! This truly is the most wonderful time of the year.
A few months ago, a journalist whose newsletter I follow posted about how much he loved David Goodis’ books. We had exchanged e-mails in the past; he turned me on to the fabulous Martin Beck series (bless him forever). Hearing him laud Goodis made me want to read more of the man’s work. When I saw a Black Lizard (bless them forever) copy for sale, I pounced. My favorite avenue to explore existentialism is not in the philosophical novels of graying old men but in […]