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The Bad Book Blurb Contest: Worst Descriptions of Classic Spec Fic Books

This week, I'm going to do something a bit different from my usual blog post routine, and do something humorous. Why? Partly because we're all in a tough time right now and we could always use a few more laughs. Also because this humorous thing connects to topics I've discussed frequently in my regular posts: …

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3 Things the Star Wars Prequels Got Right

The Star Wars prequel trilogy had its problems. We can all agree on that. However, the movies still had certain things they did extremely well. Here's a look at three good things in the Star Wars prequel trilogy: 1. Groundbreaking Special Effects Makezine contributor Gareth Branwyn noted people often criticize the prequel trilogy for its …

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