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Altered Carbon and Consider Phlebas cancelled

August 29, 2020 - 06:43 -- Admin

Netflix did what Netflix does and put a bullet into Takeshi Kovac’s stack this week, confirming there would be no third series of Altered Carbon. It’s a pity. I liked that show. But it’s not unexpected. Netflix cancels everything that makes life worth living, and the old series are still there to be watched.

A bigger hit was hearing that Amazon’s planned adaptation of Iain M. Banks Culture series was dead.

Damn you, Rona. You said I'd be beautiful.

August 25, 2020 - 19:50 -- Admin

The first couple of weeks of the dread Miss Rona's reign, I was crushing it. We'd usually walk the dog early in the morning — like really early. I'd do a massive work out under the house in the middle of the day, just to break things up. And then in the evening I'd do another walk, say twenty minutes or so after dinner, around the local streets, which are punishingly hilly.