• Michael Hilton

The Weekly Geek 36

Merry Christmas, nerds. Here's a short list of stuff I'm geeking out about.

  • What I'm reading: Leviathan Wakes by James S. A. Corey. I started watching the first season of The Expanse a while back and really enjoyed it, but had no idea it was based on this particular book series even though I've seen it come up consistently in sci-fi recommendations. No spoilers: Leviathan Wakes starts off squarely in the hard science fiction category, but a plot point about midway through the book seems to shift its genre, and I'm not sure how I feel about the change in direction. Regardless, the hard-boiled detective and heroic freighter captain who serve as protagonists are fun to follow through a politically complex colonized solar system on the brink of war.

  • Comics I'm reading: Mighty Morphin and Power Rangers. Boom! Studio's ongoing series imagine the Power Rangers as your six-year-old brain remembers them: completely awesome without the low-production value cheese.

  • What I'm posing: This Putty Patroller Lightning Collection Power Rangers figure I received for Christmas because I am, in fact, six years old.

  • What I'm thinking about: My 2020 Past Year Review, as suggested by Tim Ferriss, to categorize the most "positive" and "negative" aspects of the year and improve outcomes for 2021.

How were your holidays? Get anything good for Christmas? Let me know, and if you like discovering awesome new stuff, be sure to subscribe and share!

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