Review: Dungeons and Dragons – Tomb of Annihilation

Review: Dungeons and Dragons – Tomb of Annihilation
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When stacked up against Storm King’s Thunder, Tomb of Annihilation feels blessedly streamlined and adventure-focused. There are no politics to navigate, no sieges to weather—it’s just a deep dive into an unforgiving wilderness to destroy an artifact that can’t be destroyed. … read more

Film Review: Blade Runner 2049

Film Review: Blade Runner 2049
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2049 is a film of misconceptions—highly unfortunate misconceptions at that. There are mind benders upon more. I guess this is the part where I raise my hand and start reciting to the class my notes, as this film was the first one I’ve seen since I graduated from University that made me feel like a student again.
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Book Review: Heatwave

Book Review: Heatwave
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The reader initially glances into Heatwave and instantly wants to pull the curtains shut. But author Zach Matheson’s sophomore novel sticks with us, so we pull the curtains back again and peer through its pages. We become consumed by its deviant behavior, its twisted tale. We’re the fly on the wall that can read minds. … read more

Product Review: Smartwool – Merino 250 Crew

Product Review: Smartwool – Merino 250 Crew
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I needed a milder top that was also a bit less woollike in its texture—something that let me forget that I was wearing it, even. The Smartwool Merino 250 Baselayer Crew found its way to me, and it’s an impeccably comfortable base on which to build in a handful of effective ways.

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Review: Black Diamond Equipment – Pursuit Ski Shell

Review: Black Diamond Equipment – Pursuit Ski Shell
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The Black Diamond Pursuit Ski Shell continues the stoke that I feel with their product line. Its design features clean lines in a minimalist approach—just the way I like it. Of course, it’s still a ski shell and looks the part, but with some design elements that help it to go beyond a typical outdoor jacket. … read more

Content Shifter: 8 (Serial) Killer TV Series

Content Shifter: 8 (Serial) Killer TV Series
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People can’t get enough of serial killers—books, podcasts, and, of course, TV series. Here are eight of the best currently available in the streamverse. … read more

Utah Book Review: Seekers of Fortune

Utah Book Review: Seekers of Fortune
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As the first installment in his Saga of Aelorad series, Seekers of Fortune is brimming with enthusiasm and a deep love for Smith’s chosen genre. … read more

Utah Author Book Reviews: Dreamlives of Debris

Utah Author Book Reviews: Dreamlives of Debris
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“Yet the labyrinth at play in Dreamlives is a special sort: an impossible liquid architecture that bears no center and hence no discernable perimeter.” … read more

Review: Hold Still

Review: Hold Still
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A lifestyle photographer with ample talented musician friends, Jenna Putnam often finds herself snapping shots of bands mid-tour or behind the scenes, along with the occasional performance picture. … read more

Utah Author Book Reviews: My Absolute Darling

Utah Author Book Reviews: My Absolute Darling
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Gabriel Tallent’s My Absolute Darling is decidedly beautiful, and hard not to read more than once while breathing just a bit slower. … read more