The Waste Lands is the third book in Stephen King’s magnum opus The Dark Tower. It is perhaps flippant to dismiss the book as, indeed, a waste, but there’s just no way around it.
The Waste Lands feels like the interminable middle section of most King novels, where nothing happens to pull the story forward, but there are lots and lots of words blippety blippety and scary things happen.
I gave up halfway through.
Includes Hollywood Dead, Tales from the Loop, Things from the Flood, The Court of Broken Knives, and Port of Shadows.
Nic has a retinal tear and has his vision is saved by a laser.
Includes The Storm Before the Storm, White Trash, Calypso, Tell the Machine Goodnight, Prince of Fools, and Provenance.
The Internet tells Nic to install Ubiquiti gear in his house, so he does, and now he has thoughts.
What I wish I’d known when I started podcasting.
Nic starts a new podcast about—gasp!—American sports.
Mostly excellent non-fiction in this installment. Includes Fantasyland, The Miracle of Dunkirk, Das Reich, The Undoing Project, Waiting for the Punch, Vacationland and Points of Impact.