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Random

Wednesday Entropy Roundup

By On December 17, 2014

The best Harry Potter redesign ever. (Buzzfeed Books, 12/8) Home Alone and Saw have a lot in common. (Grantland, 12/4) Take the “What’s Your 80’s Novel?” quiz. (Buzzfeed Books, 12/12) Blake Butler… Read More

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Literature

Coloring in Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki

By On December 17, 2014

Colorless Tsukuru Tazak and His Years of Pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami Translated by Philip Gabriel Knopf, August 2014 400 pages – Amazon Haruki Murakami’s latest offering is more subdued, linear, and introspective than… Read More

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Current Events

PLEDGE THE END OF NORMALCY

By On December 17, 2014

Image Credit: BlackOUT Collective Twitter “a wetland’s constructed in my backyard” I am staying up so late only because there is so much to think about and talk about and S’s house… Read More

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Board Games

12 Days of Gaming: Coup

By On December 17, 2014

Coup by Rikki Tahta Indie Boards and Cards, 2012 Amazon Although 12 Days of Gaming’s the pet project of Entropy’s tabletop games editor Byron Campbell, he asked Quincy Rhoads, a budding gamer… Read More

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Entrofeed

“A load of crap with an occasional gem hidden somewhere in the monstrous pile.” Gabino Iglesias on Reviewing Books

By On December 16, 2014

Gabino Iglesias is one of the most prolific reviewers around and I asked him about the state of literature as well as his approach to the nitty gritty of reviewing. “This is… Read More

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Board Games

12 Days of Gaming: BoardGameArena

By On December 16, 2014

When I made the impulsive decision to start a 12 Days of Gaming feature, I expected to stick to a fairly narrow, comfortable range of games I enjoy, mostly played solitaire. However,… Read More

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Small Press

Dorothy, a publishing project

By On December 16, 2014

This is the first in a series of small press interviews Entropy will be conducting into the indefinite future. We’ll ask editors about their origins, their mission, and what it’s like to run a press. As we continue… Read More

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Board Games

12 Days of Gaming: Flash Point Fire Rescue

By On December 15, 2014

Flash Point: Fire Rescue by Kevin Lanzing Indie Boards and Cards, 2011 Indie Boards and Cards / Amazon I’ve been wanting to write about Flash Point: Fire Rescue for a while. Cooperative games… Read More

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Literature

Mature Themes

By On December 15, 2014

Mature Themes by Andrew Durbin Nightboat Books, October 2014 Nightboat / Amazon In our collective consciousness, in the big blogs and social media venues, in magazines and television spots, writers often don’t want to… Read More

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Music

Best of 2014: The Mix CD

By On December 15, 2014

Here is the best part of the end of the year: going through my favorite songs. Initially I had wanted this to be a carefree collection of songs. Somewhere along the way… Read More

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Fiction

New Fiction : “Basement” by Teresa Carmody

By On December 15, 2014

from Maison Femme: A Fiction, forthcoming in 2015 by Bon Aire Projects Louise and Marie drove away from the house, having rented it for the day to a production company that was… Read More

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Entrofeed

Radium Girls by Amanda Gowin

By On December 14, 2014

Amanda Gowin’s debut collection, Radium Girls, strips away the skin and flesh of everything we know and exposes the fetid marrow of life that runs through us all. It’s a journey through… Read More

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Board Games

12 Days of Gaming: Game Day!

By On December 14, 2014

On the second Saturday of every month, I attend a local board game meetup hosted by a couple of people who are even crazier about the hobby than I am. In fact, Jennifer and… Read More