The Dominion. Great enemies because they were utterly rational and weirdly sympathetic. A race persecuted and enslaved, suddenly becomes dominant and decided to bring order to as many systems as they can control. The Federation were supposed to just be yet another military to destroy before moving on. » 12/16/14 8:49am Tuesday 8:49am

Jeff NIchols is a VERY interesting name though. He has a real knack for character development first, plot second, but still incorporating a lot of moving parts and momentum. Very interested to see Midnight Special, which he describes as an honest to God John Carpenter 80s heyday tribute. Adam Driver and Joel Edgerton… » 12/16/14 7:08am Tuesday 7:08am

My wife decided to do Ideal Protein a year after our second daughter, based on a recommendation from her endocrinologist. She'd been "dieting" and working out regularly, but losing NO weight. I glommed on as I also needed to drop 25 pounds. » 12/11/14 9:14am 12/11/14 9:14am

I picked up a used copy at a flea market my junior year in college, simply based on the cover art and the description. I was oblivious to its critical praise. Read it in 2 days, reread it a month later, then passe dit around my roommates. It quickly became the standard for military sci fi amongst that crew. And with… » 12/09/14 7:18am 12/09/14 7:18am

Dude. Did you read my original post, or are you just so full of vile bile and hatred for other people's opinions that you just create your own reality in which you dictate fact? I fucking said a $45000 BMW wagon, and oh me oh my, a turbo 4 with an 8-speed autobox and AWD is how the wagon was fucking sold in 2014,… » 12/05/14 10:55am 12/05/14 10:55am

Until you're pooped your pants on stage in front of hundreds of people with an ever expanding swamp of fetid shame in your pants for the duration of the set (which happens to be a 45 minute rock opera), and not even your cape can hide the evidence, even though I can certainly empathize I don't want to hear it! » 12/04/14 3:48pm 12/04/14 3:48pm