Samantha Nelson
Samantha Nelson is an A.V. Club contributor, freelance food and drinks writer, hardcore gamer and member of the Critical Hit podcast.
Feb 8 2020

I’ve had a friendship end due to a game of Risk. No one needs that level of drama.

Jun 26 2018

I think it’s generally a good novel but I’d compare it more to a thriller than literary fiction. It’s more driven by plot than beautiful prose but it avoids most of the pitfalls that bring down science fiction.

Mar 5 2018

I was also super disappointed, particularly given how much I love her source material.

Feb 12 2018

Hah, yeah. I was talking to my brother about this book on Saturday and he also made that connection for the first time. There’s a part in the book about him crying when Wallace was killed off and the other actors comforting him by telling him he’d get other roles. It’s pretty delightful.