Slow News: The hunt for the ‘truth’

Over the weekend a story came out about ‘Fine Gael probe hunts for leak at center of Bailey compensation case row’. An internal Fine Gael probe is looking for the source who Ms Bailey has claimed set out to cause “maximum damage”. The Dún Laoghaire TD dropped her lawsuit over a fall from a swing…

Interesting reads:

Just a selection of articles I’ve read and found it be interesting and a little extract from the start of each article, enjoy. HOW EVERYTHING ON THE INTERNET BECAME CLICKBAIT Remember Yanny vs. Laurel? It was some science thing that made people hear the same sound in two different ways, and everyone on the internet…

Into the Spider-verse

Meet Miles Morales voiced by Shameik Moore, Miles is a smart yet nervy New Yorker, who lives in a world where Peter Parker is already Spider-Man. Miles is going through growing pains having been selected to go a fancy boarding school that is going to give him a better future. He’s not having the best…

Slow news: Irish government announces ‘climate action plan’

The Government plans to “nudge people and businesses to change behavior” in a bid to tackle climate change. Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Richard Bruton described the plan as “ambitious but realistic”. The plan also includes proposals to eliminate non-recyclable plastic and impose higher fees on the production of materials which are hard…

Rob’s Reads: Toxin: The Devil You Know

Peter Milligan and Derick Robertson are at the helm of Toxin: The Devil You Know, with some funny and interesting developments from newly introduced characters Toxin and Pat Mulligan. When a jailbreak leaves New York overrun with super-villains, enter Pat Mulligan, a former New York police officer who shares his body with a young simbiote…

Rob’s Reads: Thanos wins

As the title suggests this story line explores Thanos winning the affects of lady death, the price? Everything, Thanos wins is written by Donny Cates, with Illustration by Geoff Shaw.  Unfortunately this story line of Thanos was quite underwhelming, for a Thanos story to work it is not really the development of the character of…

Rob’s reads: Scarlet Spider

I’m sure there are spoilers somewhere in there Spider-man is such a beloved Marvel character after so many years different character developments happen that it is difficult to see that character act in any different way. If Zach Snyder’s Man of Steel movie is anything to go by people don’t like change. There was some…

Rob’s Reads: Old Man Logan

I wrote this blog post a few years ago on Tumblr. I am transferring my stuff onto this blog just as a way to see how my writing has improved — or not— over the years. What happened to the world’s deadliest mutant that he won’t even pop his claws to protect his family? In…

Robs Reads: Hulkverines

Take one part Awesome Hulk and one part Old Man Logan and you end up with H-Alpha A.K.A the Hulkverine A.K.A Weapon H. Clayton Cortez was an ex-military mercenary turned into the monster that both Bruce Banner and James Howlet have been fighting most of their lives, an affliction that Cortez has overcome making him…

X-men: Dark Phoenix

X-men: Dark Phoenix begins with the world finally excepting mutants for being different, a theme that has always played out within the world of the X-men from the comic books to the movies. The team new X-men team consists of Jennifer Lawrence as Raven Darkhölme / Mystique, Nicholas Hoult as Hank McCoy / Beast; Sophie…