Gabbing Geek episode 55 is not what you’d expect–if you were expecting the promised Geek Book Club about Fangirl. That has been unexpectedly delayed to episode 56 and you’ll find out exactly why. We also talk about Lego Dimensions, Gotham, the Martian (movie version!), and play an alien trivia game. Give the episode a listen right now or jump after the break to find out more!
Last week, Ryan posted a spoiler-free review of Ernest Cline’s second novel, Armada. Now, Ryan is on-record of being a big fan of Cline’s first novel, Ready Player One. Seriously, you don’t have to go beyond the first paragraph of that linked review to see it’s either his favorite or second favorite book depending on his mood. Now me, I enjoyed Ready Player One for the most part, but not being as enamored with the 80s as the author appeared to be, it didn’t do as much for me as it did for Ryan and the other podcaster types. Besides, I hate nostalgia.
So, here’s my review for Armada. SPOILERS after the cut.