C. Jack

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 2,352 - Total Helpful Votes: 774 of 1154
Ryan Adams ~ Ryan Adams
Ryan Adams ~ Ryan Adams
4 of 9 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Boring, 9 Sep 2014
I read a comment from him recently recently that he'd thrown away a whole album as he wanted to break out of his acoustic comfort zone. That sounded a bit odd but there was always the chance this was a classic, unfortunately its not. Its the most boring generic rock I've heard in a long time.

I know people will mention Bryan Adams but at least he wrote some memorable tracks where as there's nothing interesting about any of these songs and I can't see myself giving the whole thing more than a couple of listens.

My advice to any fans of some of his earlier stuff is to give this a listen before buying as you're probably going to be let down. If however this is the first… Read more
Apocalypse Z: The Beginning of the End by Manel Loureiro
1.0 out of 5 stars Not for me, 7 Sep 2014
The story is too familiar, the main character too unconvincing and the fact he survives despite constantly doing stupid things is daft, and the journal/blog style too inauthentic and annoying. The writing also isn't always great and I found the cliff hangers at the end of each journal tiresome. All in all it was a terrible read.
Wastelands: Stories of the Apocalypse by John Joseph Adams
2.0 out of 5 stars Boring, 7 Sep 2014
I found the book increasingly dull and didn't really find many of the stories interesting especially as many of them felt a bit samey.

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