- Anti-shurtugal Further Discussion on Bad Books
- Battlefield Earth Spork Covering L. Ron’s second largest waste of pulp
- Conjugalfelicity More Sporking
- Eye of Argon MST3K A riff on a terrible short from the seventies
- ImpishIdea Sporkings and Essays on Writing
- Kris Norge's Essays An in depth looks at tactics in a few series including the Eragon series.
- Mission Earth Recaps A series I’ve read and laughed at myself.
- Rejecter Blog A semi inactive blog about Query letters.
- Slushpile Hell Query letters from an Agent’s perspective.
- Snark Squad One of the best Fity Shades sporks in my opinion. They also do some TV shows and various other books.
- Verprose A far more comprehensive list of sporks than my little link bar
Monthly Archives: November 2010
Eragon Chapter Fifty Five
So I’m looking over the chapter titles and I want to make a prediction. I won’t spoil the names for you but when I get to each you can glance back and check up on this to see how right … Continue reading
Posted in Eragon, Recap Tagged Evil Just Because, He has no friends, I knew there would be a test 4 Comments
Eragon Chapter Fifty Four
So what’s with Chris slamming regular jobs? Sure it’s subtle but he has Saphira, who serves as one of his many mouth pieces, talk about that girl never working in common jobs. Either Chris wants to spin her off into … Continue reading
Posted in Eragon, Recap Tagged A life outside of Eragon, Can I get an order of exciting please?, Me am hero 1 Comment
Eragon Chapter Fifty Three
I’d like to talk about magic for a second. No, not the card game, that’s for another time. I’m talking about magic within the confines of fantasy novels. You see, Chris has checked off a couple of my pet peeves … Continue reading
Posted in Eragon, Recap Tagged Can I get an order of exciting please?, Dull Details, Let's get political 4 Comments
Eragon Chapter Fifty Two
So why are there so few named people in this story? Why is it that so many characters wander about known only by their relation rather than be given a proper name? Take Murtagh’s mother, for example. That’s how we … Continue reading
Posted in Eragon, Recap Tagged New people, Poof! Magic, The Never Heard Of 7 Comments
Eragon Chapter Fifty One
I’ve noticed Chris keeps emphasizing the importance of Murtagh’s father. Everyone in this book is gets bent out of shape at thinking that his dad was a Forsworn. And that’s fine, if everyone in this world is obsessed with parental … Continue reading
Posted in Eragon, Recap Tagged It's Legendary, Me am hero, That Nameless Man/Woman 3 Comments
Eragon Chapter Fifty
This book has some frightening parallels between it and Myers’ work. Besides the obvious author avatars, there are the dull plotless stories that try injecting tension into their tepid work at varying times. It’s like these terrible authors are subconsciously … Continue reading
Posted in Eragon, Recap Tagged Colonel Exposition, Dark Past and Stuff, How deep, Talk talk talk Leave a comment
We’re coming up on that time again, the end of the book. And once again I’m not certain just what to do. So once more I ask you put in a request in the comments to this post. I figure … Continue reading
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Eragon Chapter Forty Nine
I’ve challenged myself to name something I like from this book and I’ve been thinking on it for a bit now. I can’t think of a single thing that isn’t so prechewed and bland that, after tasting, doesn’t make me … Continue reading
Posted in Eragon, Recap Tagged Eragon's nemesis...water, Me am hero, The always true legend 5 Comments
Eragon Chapter Forty Eight
Alright, Chris. You’d better tell us what kind of Dark Past® Murtagh has pretty soon here. I’m sick of him whining like Eragon(Nobody understands me!) at the slightest provocation. If he keeps telling us how he’s been hunted and persecuted … Continue reading
Posted in Eragon, Recap Tagged Dark Past and Stuff, Me am hero, Watch out for falling rocks and elves 10 Comments
Eragon Chapter Forty Seven
There’s a moment in the latest fakestallment of—that is to say pretender to the throne—the Indiana saga that bugs me more than any other. It’s when they’re looking for a skull and they end up in the small chamber with … Continue reading
Posted in Eragon, Recap Tagged Killing in the Name of, Sleeping Moron, Too dumb to live 3 Comments