Late to the Party

I'm the kind of obsessive fool who doesn't do very well with partial experiences. I have a hard time enjoying a TV show unless I get to start at the beginning, if I start a book I need to finish it, and if I dive into some kind of series, I've got to consume the whole [...]

Stick the Landing

Over the last few days I've been reading Neal Stephenson's Snow Crash and last night when I put the book down and went to bed I had about 60 pages remaining until the book's end. Which creates an interesting conundrum: caught in the sweep up to its climax, I want to finish the book as soon as [...]