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Who Sent The Sentinels By Andrew Rilstone
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Comic book geek Andrew Rilstone's review of the Watchmen movie...and everything else. "One of the interesting features of Andrew’s zine is that it is just that – a zine. Partly... More > this is a metafictional joke, a comment on the grubby things we read and wrote back when Watchmen first appeared. (Hence the use of retro fonts.) But its more than that, the various pieces at first seem to be about separate subjects (Watchmen, Supergirl, the comics you read as a kid). But you soon realise that these components all slot together into one overall argument, a single subject studied from different perspectives. (I got all carried away on his comments board and called this “argumentative origami”!) " lucidfrenzy.blogspot.com "Andrew Rilstone has written the finest analysis of Watchmen that I have so far read." -- Eddie Campbell< Less
Do Balrogs Have Wings? By Andrew Rilstone
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Is Tolkien Actually Any Good? Did Gandalf Torture Gollum? Did Susan Go To Hell? Who Wrote The Poems of C.S. Lewis? Did C.S Lewis really have a marriage of convenience? Andrew Rilstone answers... More > thirteen important questions about C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien. Plus reviews and critiques of books, stage-shows and those god-awful movies Every Inklings-related word that Andrew has published since 1999. PLUS Never-before published material, including * a detailed response to Planet Narnia * thoughts on Jack's Life and Lenten Lands * a new, definitive essay on the trillemma Thirteen or so years in the making About 300 pages Around 100,000 words< Less
Who Sent The Sentinels By Andrew Rilstone
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Comic book geek Andrew Rilstone's review of the Watchmen movie...and everything else. "One of the interesting features of Andrew’s zine is that it is just that – a zine. Partly... More > this is a metafictional joke, a comment on the grubby things we read and wrote back when Watchmen first appeared. (Hence the use of retro fonts.) But its more than that, the various pieces at first seem to be about separate subjects (Watchmen, Supergirl, the comics you read as a kid). But you soon realise that these components all slot together into one overall argument, a single subject studied from different perspectives. (I got all carried away on his comments board and called this “argumentative origami”!) " lucidfrenzy.blogspot.com "Andrew Rilstone has written the finest analysis of Watchmen that I have so far read." -- Eddie Campbell< Less
Where Dawkins Went Wrong By Andrew Rilstone
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For more than a decade, people from all over the internet have turned to Andrew Rilstone to find out what they ought to think about subjects such as homosexual bishops and the introduction of sharia... More > law into the United Kingdom. Now, a collection of Andrew's most challenging, povocative and widely linked to essays are available in a more durable format. "Andrew Rilstone gives a masterful (not to mention absolutely hilarious) 5-part treatment of Dawkins' The God Delusion." (http://thechristiancynic.wordpress.com/2007/07/06/finally-an-argument-for-god-i-really-can-get-behind/) "This guy totally hands Richard Dawkins his own ass." (http://underverse.blogspot.com/2008_05_01_archive.html)< Less
Where Dawkins Went Wrong By Andrew Rilstone
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For more than a decade, people from all over the internet have turned to Andrew Rilstone to find out what they ought to think about subjects such as homosexual bishops and the introduction of sharia... More > law into the United Kingdom. Now, a collection of Andrew's most challenging, povocative and widely linked to essays are available in a more durable format. "Andrew Rilstone gives a masterful (not to mention absolutely hilarious) 5-part treatment of Dawkins' The God Delusion." (http://thechristiancynic.wordpress.com/2007/07/06/finally-an-argument-for-god-i-really-can-get-behind/) "This guy totally hands Richard Dawkins his own ass." (http://underverse.blogspot.com/2008_05_01_archive.html)< Less
The Viewer's Tale By Andrew Rilstone
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Andrew Rilstone has been blogging about his favourite TV show since before there was such a thing as a blog. This book collects everything he wrote about "the welsh series" between 2005 and... More > 2010. It's a real-time account of one fan's relationship stormy relationship with Doctor Who.< Less
How many folksingers does it take to change a lightbulb? By Andrew Rilstone
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Last year I went to some concerts. Here are some reviews.
The Viewer's Tale By Andrew Rilstone
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Andrew Rilstone has been blogging about his favourite TV show since before there was such a thing as a blog. This book collects everything he wrote about "the welsh series" between 2005 and... More > 2010. It's a real-time account of one fan's relationship stormy relationship with Doctor Who.< Less
Fish Custard By Andrew Rilstone
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A new season of Doctor Who, with a new producer, a new Doctor. Andrew Rilstone's complete Who blogs for 2010.
George and Joe and Jack and Bob (and Me) By Andrew Rilstone
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For more than 30 years, fans have been waiting for the definitive guide to the monsters, vehicles and aliens in the Star Wars universe. Some of them may find that this collection of essays by Andrew... More > Rilstone passes the time while they carry on waiting. Starting with the opening night of Phantom Menace, Andrew explains why the prequels aren't quite as bad as everyone say; wonders if sometimes a lightsaber is just a lightsaber; and tries to show why the Saga has become so important to so many people. A very personal journey to the heart of the Star Wars saga, in the company of such luminaries as Joseph Campbell, Jack Kirby...and Bob Dylan? Includes parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 of the seminal "Little Orphan Anakin", though not necessarily in that order. ...the most intelligent and insightful articles ever on the Star Wars hexology....” Mike Taylor ...one of the best things I’ve read on the whole Star Wars phenomenon in the last 27 years... “Speedysnail”< Less