Category Archives: Satire

An Audio-Book Review: Just Another Country Outing

Snuff By Terry Pratchett Published by Harper Audio Read by Stephen Briggs   The Book: “Snuff” has two meanings, both of which apply to this story; 1) it is a tobacco-based powder that some sniff up and into their noses for … Continue reading

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A Cartoon Review: DreamWorks Stinks up a Classic

The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle Creator: (ie the guy to blame) David P. Smith Produced by DreamWorks Studios Available via Amazon Prime I’m taking a one-time break from reviewing audio-books to hopefully save some of you from an animated … Continue reading

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I Want a “Fake News Award”

This is not normally a political blog. Yes, I do have some rather strong opinions when it comes to politics and the way my country ought to be run. To put it all in context, I like to think of … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: Government Hasn’t Changed

The Rat Race By Jay Franklin Published by Librivox.org Read by Nick Bulka   The Book: Every so often I will download something by an author of whom I have never heard. I looked him up and  it turned out … Continue reading

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An Audio-Play Review: Hey, Barkeep! I’ll have a Shot of Yakov’s Elixer!

The Inspector General By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Translated by Thomas Seltzer Published by LIbrivox.org Performed by a full cast The Play: According to the translator’s note, “The Inspector General,” (or simply “The Inspector”) and other reviewers is one of the … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: Stoke Me a Clipper, I’ll be Back for Christmas!

Backwards By Rob Grant Published by Ulverscroft Read by Rob Grant   The Book: Some sites tell me this is the fourth “Red Dwarf” adventure and others inform me it is the third, Yet another site says it is the … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: A Rather Different Holiday Story

Hogfather By Terry Pratchett Abridged Edition published by Corgi Audio Read by Tony Robinson   The Book: It’s been a while since I listened to any of Terry Pratchett’s books although I have most of them in my library (I’m … Continue reading

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