Archives for: December 2008, 09

Reviews: The Lies of Locke Lamora and A Canticle for Leibowitz

December 9th, 2008
The Lies of Locke Lamora, by Scott Lynch. 7/10 Someone described this book as a fantasy novel setting for Ocean's Eleven, which is a decent starting point. It's a good read; enjoyable characters, an interesting setting, quality writing. In fact, it is… more »

"Huh." part XLVII

December 9th, 2008
You cannot tickle yourself. Apparently, part of what makes tickling ticklish is surprise. If you try to tickle yourself, your brain - which is, after all, doing the finger moving - knows in advance what sensations to expect, and is not surprised. more »