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Weekly update: Who hasn’t been to space?

Greetings, Gothamites!

My latest obsession, Dancing with the Stars, ended last week after 10 weeks of tangos, turmoil and tights. Congratulations to Samuel Johnson who took home the mirror ball trophy and $50K for his wonderful charity. Congratulations to Courtney who came second but will always have the honour of having been on top of the judge’s scoreboard for 9/10 weeks, scoring the season’s first 10/10, scoring the most 10/10 for the season and scoring the season’s only 30/30. Continue reading Weekly update: Who hasn’t been to space?

Redshirts by John Scalzi (2012)

Review by CJ

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In the year 2456, ensigns Dahl, Duvall, Hanson, Finn and Hester are assigned to the flagship of the Universal Union, the Intrepid.

Soon after beginning their new assignments, the ensigns discover that all is not what it seems on the Intrepid. High death rates, miraculous discoveries and remarkable officer recoveries are just some of the regular anomalies. It falls to Dahl and his friends to save not only themselves but all of redshirt-kind.

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