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Prepare to Meet Thy Doom

Prepare to  Meet Thy Doom: And Other True Gaming Stories © 2015 David Kushner  ~ 5 hours, read by Wil Wheaton Masters of Doom enthralled me, covering the genesis of modern  PC gaming through its history of id software.   Prepare … Continue reading

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Locked In (and Unlocked)

Lock Inand Unlocked, a bonus novellapub. 2014 John Sclazi336 pagesRead by Wil Wheaton It looks, from the outside, like a simple case. There’s a body with a knife in it, recently planted. There’s a man in the room who was … Continue reading

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The Perfect Thing

The Perfect Thing: How the iPod Shuffles Commerce, Culture, and Coolnesspub. 2006 Steven Levy304 pages I’ve never had an iPod, but given that Audible was doing a sale this week and that I seemed to be doing an Apple-related set, … Continue reading

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Ready Player One

Ready Player One© 2011 Ernest Cline354 pagesAudible presentation read by Wil Wheaton,runtime 15 hr 46 min Who knew that School House Rock could save the world?  When an eccentric genius dies and leaves a will laden with eighties pop culture … Continue reading

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Of China and Narnia

Late last week I finished China Wakes, the account of two  married American journalists in China during the 1980s and early 1990s.  They found China frustratingly difficult to judge; as much promise as its economic liberalization showed,  the political and … Continue reading

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Redshirts

Redshirts: A Novel With Three Codas© 2012 John Scalzi320 pagesAudible presentation read by Wil Wheaton, runtime 7 hrs 41 minutes. “I’m not even supposed to be here! I’m just Crewman #6. I’m the guy in the episode who dies to … Continue reading

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Masters of Doom

Masters of Doom: How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture© 2004 David Kushner,Audible presentation read by Wil Wheaton, runtime 12 hours & 43 minutes334 pages I wasn’t playing PC games  in the early nineties when Wolfenstein 3D, … Continue reading

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The Prisoner of Azkaban (Audio)

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban 10 discs, approximately 12 hours.© 2000 J.K. Rowling, Listening LibraryPerformed  by Jim Dale Last week I finished listening to my first audiobook, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. I don’t know why … Continue reading

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The Chamber of Secrets (Audio)

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Audio)Read by Jim Dale; Written by J.K. Rowling© 1999, Listening LibraryEight discs, approximately nine hours.Preview the author reading: A few weeks ago while perusing an issue of National Geographic, I heard a rather … Continue reading

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