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Review – Angelology, by Danielle Trussoni

Posted by Jason on August 13, 2010

As promised, here’s another review. This one’s a bit longer… but then, so was the novel!

Also, what do you think of the reviews? Should I do more? Less? Other?

Angelology, by Danielle Trussoni

Cover of Angelology, by Danielle TrussoniThere are lots of kinds of logic floating around in our brains. There’s the true/false of Boolean logic, sure, but there’s also narrative logic, musical logic, and, for many of us, a big dose of movie logic. This novel contains an awful lot of movie logic.

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Guidelines for Safe and Sane Post Mortem Exercise, part 3

Posted by Jason on October 14, 2008

4. Time for a Workout!

If we had to pick just one key for a long and healthy unlife, it would be maintaining a proper, vigorous exercise routine. Now, I know many of you heard the “exercise, exercise, exercise” spiel while you were alive, and you were hoping that death had finally put an end to that, right? Nothing could be farther from the truth! In fact, regular exercise is even more vital (or should we say lethal?) for the Deceased than it is for the living. Read the rest of this entry »

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Guidelines for Safe and Sane Post Mortem Exercise, part 2

Posted by Jason on September 5, 2008

3. Maintaining a Proper Diet.

The worlds of the living and the dead have always been closely linked, and nowhere is this more evident than in the realm of dietary needs. While the living often take their sustenance from plants and animals, the dead have nutritional needs which can only be met by… well, the living. Like so many cultural groups, the Conscious Deceased have often been reviled and feared because of their differing culinary restrictions. Fortunately, the modern world has offered a wealth of new options for the Deceased concerned with his or her diet, without having to worry about offending any but the most bigoted of your neighbors.

The Walking Undead are well known for their preference for cerebral matter. We like to think it’s because they’re so darn brainy! All jokes aside, brain matter does provide the bulk of a Walker’s diet. In the past, it was necessary for this nutrition to be obtained directly from the source, and some foodies still insist this is the best way to enjoy a meal. In recent years, however, a number of restaurants have begun to cater to the Walking Undead. Recipes about on the Internet, ranging from Brains a la King, Brain Curry, and Grilled Brains over Brown Rice to Chilled Brains with Fruit, Brain Ice Cream, and Brain smoothies (for the Deceased on the go!). Also, Emeril’s Spicy Brain Bake is a treat no Walking Undead should miss! BAM!

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