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The Self-Hating Hipster’s Top 50 Albums of 2013

26 Mar

2013 Albums
Two years ago (and change) I compiled a list of  the Top 11 Albums of 2011.  Last year I put together the Top 12 Albums of 2012.  Both articles were compiled of selections culled from lists of approximately 40 albums respectively.  After not publishing an article in six months I decided that those once dedicated SHH readers deserved something much more comprehensive for 2013.  Instead of publishing a predictably titled Self-Hating Hipster’s Top 13 Albums of 2013 three weeks into January of 2014 I would, as I am wont to do, aim way too high and likely disappoint myself–a Top 50!

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Card – Ender’s Game

28 Nov

Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card (1985)

I’m Ender Wiggin’ Out.

Despite this novel’s glaring failings, I did still enjoy it to a certain extent.  Will I be rushing to order the remaining Ender volumes on amazon?  No, but I wasn’t planning on it anyway.  I typically read science fiction in between more mentally taxing novels.  Ender’s Game is a novel that had been recommended to me a dozen times by a dozen friends of mine who know that I like science fiction.  Well, I finally read it, and now I can move on. Continue reading