Everyone's favorite attention-hogging autocrat is getting not one, but two graphic biographies next year.
Which enterprising wayfarers grace this blog's spam folder with their presence? The answer might amuse you.
The task was simple: read a bad sequel to a bad novel, take a few potshots, make a few people laugh. What could possibly go wrong?
Made this in lieu of a review. The offending book will not be named.
In which J.T. learns some books CAN be judged by their flashy, incoherent covers.
A case study in how voice can make or break a travelogue.
Do remind me to investigate the possible conversion of failed novelists into journalists writing outrageous puff pieces about VVP. It would be a mildly fun diversion at the least. I can sense it.
I know what you’re thinking: are you kidding, J.T.? Been around for two and a half years and only now are you trying to get provocative?
tl;dr, I've met my mediocrity quota for the year.
Here at Russia Reviewed, I try to keep my studies/professional life apart from my blogging life, except on the rare occasion the two worlds collide.
What if the sexy Russian femme fatale was actually the hero? And her story was given to a B-list conventional comics writer?
Kids are snatched by silent choppers, pistols magic into shotguns, and Putin goes full comic book villain in this paranoid fantasy which never should've seen print.