For no particular reason except your amusement, here are five top five lists.
Top 5 World War II movies:
Saving Private Ryan
A Bridge too Far
Top 5 80s Metal songs:
Rainbow in the Dark—Dio
Breaking the Law—Judas Priest
Bring your Daughter to the Slaughter—Iron Maiden
Living after Midnight—Judas Priest
Fast as a Shark—Accept
Top 5 science fiction movies:
Star Wars IV
Top 5 noir novels:
The Black Dahlia—James Ellroy
The Big Sleep—Raymond Chandler
The Black Echo—Michael Connelly
The Killer Inside Me—Jim Thompson
Red Harvest—Dashiell Hammett
Top 5 post-apocalyptic movies:
The Road Warrior
Escape from New York
The Omega Man
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.