Book Review: The Luna Brothers’ Girls

Luna Brothers Girls Cover OmnibusA mysterious dome descends over an American town, trapping the inhabitants and causing all kinds of stress and suffering. Sounds familiar? Maybe you read Under the Dome by Stephen King, or saw the tv series based on that book. Maybe you watched the Simpsons movie.… Read the rest

Book Review: Raumstation Sehnsücht

Konrad-und-Paul--Raumstation-SehnsuchtI really like the comics of Ralf König. The drawings are charming, the dialogues range from funny to hilarious and his books show the – maybe surprising – amount of humor woven into everyday spoken German.

Most of König’s work has a gay sensibility to it, painting a comedic picture of gay guys. … Read the rest

Book Review: American Savage

Cover American SavageTwo thoughts kept running through my mind as I was reading Dan Savage’s book of essays called American Savage – Insights, Slights, and Fights on Faith, Sex, Love, and Politics. They were: ‘Preaching to the choir!’ and ‘God, am I glad that I do not live in America.’ Savage does an excellent job of poking holes in the rhetoric of right-wing, hypocritical and generally religious zealots (of which there seem to be a lot in the US) with regards to social issues.… Read the rest

Book Review: ReWork

Opinions are like a Box of Chocolates

Life is full of opinions, advice and people of the opinion that they are giving good advice. Many veterans from the world of Big Business feel the need to share their knowledge, to help others and – of course – to sell books and cash in on them with speaking engagements.… Read the rest

Book Review: Keith and the Girl’s What do We do Now?

For all your rude but effective relationship advice

There’s a new relationship guide on the market and it has a bit of an attitude, as the subtitle indicates: smart answers to your stupid relationship questions. Not for those devoid of a sense of humour, clearly.Read the rest

Comic Book Review: The Walking Dead Compendium

The Walking Dead might just be those WITH a pulse…

The Walking Dead Compendium, which was released last year, collects the first 48 issues of an ongoing,gripping and moody comic book series, which deals with a doomsday scenario involving zombies.Read the rest