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Black Metal 101

I was about 15 or 16 the first time I was fully aware of what black metal was. As I’ve mentioned in probably 89 other articles, I grew up in a religious household, so I really wasn’t exposed to extreme music of any kind. Up to my...

Wisdom from Tolkien’s Middle-earth

There are only a few books that I’ve read that I read more than once, but Tolkien is an author who’s work I cannot help but return to.  There is a lot of wisdom packed into those pages that consistently brings me back, and...

4LN Top 4 – Michael Crichton Novels

You may or may not know who Michael Crichton is, but you are without a doubt familiar with his work.  Crichton dominated the early 90’s box office with films like Jurassic Park, Twister, and The Andromeda Strain, but he is also the man...

4LN Comic Review: Green Arrow #16

Series: Green Arrow Writer: Benjamin Percy Artist and Colorist: Otto Schmidt Summary from comixology: “EMERALD OUTLAW” part five! Implicated in the killing of several high profile Seattleites, besieged by a murderous cabal of crooked cops...

4LN Book Review – The Collapsing...

It has only been a matter of minutes since I finished reading John Scalzi’s latest novel The Collapsing Empire, and holy cereal balls is it fantastic! So much so that I couldn’t even think of a way to express it than “holy...

4LN Comic Review: Darth Maul #1

Series: Darth Maul Writer: Cullen Bunn Artist: Luke Ross Colors: Nolan Woodard Summary from Comixology: “Bred on hate, fear, and anger…steeped in the ways of darkness…and trained to kill. Darth Maul’s time as apprentice to Darth...