Dec 112017
 
Ready Player One Trailer

First things first, here is the newest Ready Player One Trailer. Watch It! NOW! Ok, so now that I have your heart beating wildly, lets consider what we just saw. If you haven’t read the book then SHAME ON YOU! It’s good. You need to go read it before March! I saw some references in there that I was a little skeptical on because this movie is supposed to be an homage to the 80’s. It was not only the inspiration for the “OASIS” but for the book in-and-of-itself. The references to the things I grew up loving is one of the things I love [… Click to Continue …]

Feb 092016
 
Book Review: Armada by Ernest Cline

Armada by Ernest Cline My rating:  (Click here to see this review on Goodreads.) Another great, nerd-filled classic by the Ohio native. As most fans of Ready Player One, I was very excited when I heard about Armada. He does succeed, again, in stirring those nostalgic nerdy memories from my childhood with various references to games and movies I played/watched growing up. I will admit, however, perhaps the references were a little too prolific, especially at the beginning of the book, but I could tell Ernest Cline was writing a book that was fulfilling a childhood fantasy. The same childhood fantasy all of us had [… Click to Continue …]

Jan 282014
 
Book Review: Ready Player One

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline My Rating: Click here to read the review on Goodreads. The star ranking of “it was amazing” seems trite compared to how much I enjoyed this book. I knew within the first three chapters that this was going to be a top five book for me. The entire book was living my early childhood from the 80s. I grew up playing several of the games that were mentioned in the book. I still watch all of the movies that were mentioned in the book. I am an avid gamer so the concept of the story had me completely immersed [… Click to Continue …]