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This page will contain all written references from Ready Player One, such as novels, short stories, poetry, graphic novels, comics, manga, and anthologies

The Princess Bride, by William Goldman: a Novel review

Synopsis: From the back cover: “As Florin and Gilder teeter on the verge of war, the reluctant Princess Buttercup is devastated by the loss of her true love, kidnapped by a mercenary and his henchmen, rescued by a pirate, forced to marry Prince Humperdinck, and rescued once again by the very crew who absconded with […]

The Tempest, by Shakespeare: a Play review

Synopsis: A ship is caught in a terrible storm and is soon shipwrecked upon an island.  The mysterious storm was caused by the sorcery Prospero and the spirit Ariel in retaliation for the usurpation of Prospero’s title not a dozen years before. When the survivors become stranded it is apparent that the usurpers Antonio and […]

The Hobbit, by JRR Tolkien: a Book Review

Synopsis: Bilbo Baggins, of the Bag’s End Bagginses, is minding his own business when Gandalf the Grey comes to visit.  As a flustered Bilbo invites Gandalf to tea the plotting wizard marks his door with a symbol: “Burglar wants a good job, plenty of excitement and reasonable reward”. Soon 13 dwarfs arrive at the house […]

Happy Birthday, Kurt Vonnegut!

Visiting the Kurt Vonnegut Museum in Downtown Indianapolis, Indiana. I will be visiting the Kurt Vonnegut Museum today in celebration of Kurt Vonnegut. Keep an eye on our Instagram page and our Twitter account for photos and chatting as I finally explore this local gem. And a very Happy Birthday to the late Kurt Vonnegut.

Kurt Vonnegut…Indiana Legend

Kurt Vonnegut.  The man, the myth, the legend.  At least in Indiana. When I was younger I read a large number of his novels including his iconic Slaughterhouse-Five, which was partially based on his own experiences in Germany during World War II. But even being raised in the Indianapolis, Indiana area I have been terribly […]

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