Get cracking, kids. Today we talk about why Marvel is dead, what was my first car, whether there are any good movies coming out, a song you should put on your summer playlist, and takeaways from current events.
Someone wrote a bad script for Lord of the Rings back in the 50s, and Tolkien wasn't having it. Also I discuss why Bucky should be the next Black Panther, and I'm reading the first book in Rob Kroese's Mammon series.
GERONIMO by S.M. Barrett and THE LEGEND OF BASS REEVES by Gary Paulsen. Two excellent reads. Watch my new video about the importance of bards, dropping 11Feb2022. My books: https://www.amazon.com/Graham-Bradley/e/B00M5HM3FG/ref=dp_byline_cont_ebooks_1.
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You guys remember that dog crap taco that was the 2007 Beowulf movie? With the ultraviolent CGI gore and the lying philandering protagonist who couldn't stop having sex with every evil female in the story? Yeah I wish I hadn't remembered it either. Here's why we need to preserve our heroes.
Sons of Liberty by the Lagos Brothers, The Midnight Society: The Black Lake by Drew Edward Johnson, Lady Mechanika by Joe Benitrz, Bone by Jeff Smith, Ruinworld by Derek Laufman, and Farmhand by Rob Guillory
Mailbag from Kayden and Case, plus "Reagan in His Own Hand" and its companion audiobook, "Reagan in His Own Voice." Written by Kiron K. Skinner, edited by Annelise Anderson and Martin Anderson. Become a Patron! Www.patreon.com/dreadpennies
Mailbag strikes again! Shout out to Kristin, Kitty, and Pearl, thanks for writing in! Today we discuss Artemis Fowl, the good book and the lousy movie. If you want to write in to the show, hit up DreadPennies@gmail.com. And become a Patron! www.patreon.com/dreadpennies
Stillness is the Key, Ryan Holiday. | Gunpowder & Embers, Ringo/Ezell/Smith. | Wettest County in the World, Matt Bondurant | Empire of Silence, Christopher Ruocchio (ep44) | MH Nemesis, Larry Correia. (Ep29) | Washington Hypothesis, Timothy Ballard.
Pirates of Pangaea, by Dan Hartwell and Neill Cameron | CyberFrog, by Ethan Van Sciver | Clockwork Scott, by Aprilynne Pike and Ashley Moore | All You Need is Kill, by Hiroshi Sakurazaka | The Red Badge of Courage, by Stephen Crane | Soldier's Heart, by Gary Paulsen
Battle Chasers, by Joe Madureira | Primordial Threat, by M.A. Rothman | Mystwick School of Music Craft, by Jessica Khoury | Mistaken Reality, by Traci Hunter Abramson | Stalking the Unicorn, by Mike Resnick.
"Of Plymouth Plantation" by William Bradford, "Mayflower" by Nathaniel Philbrick, "The Mayflower and Her Passengers" by Caleb H. Johnson, "Squanto" by Charles River Editors, and "Brian's Winter" by Gary Paulsen.
Get inundated with Spain books! "History of Spain: Land on a Crossroads" by Joyce E. Salisbury; "The Food of Spain" by Claudia Roden; "El Cid," by Anonymous; "The Adventures of Captain Alatriste," by Arturo Perez y Reverte.
You can read my short story, "The Lost City of Jarom," in Mormon Steampunk Vol.3, link below! Press Forward Saints (A Mormon Steampunk Anthology Book 3) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07NSJMQBV/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_tz6MCbSZ8367J
The Appalachian Trail is 2100 miles of wild and beautiful wilderness. "A Walk In The Woods" by Bill Bryson, and "North" by Scott and Jenny Jurek, will show two different approaches to hiking the whole thing.
"Sakura: Intellectual Property" is a cyberpunk novel about a rockstar android that gets hacked and turned into a killer assassin in a futuristic Japan, written by Zachary Hill, Patrick Tracy, and Paul Genesse. Then open your pores in the steam room with steampunk sensation "Mortal Engines" by Philip Reeve. There was a movie about it recently. Dig in!