The Phenomena of “Wesley Crusher: Teenage F*** Machine”

It’s going to be difficult to do a straight-up analysis of this, but as I’m a bit contrarian, it’s not going to be that difficult.  Now, lest the title of the post make you think I’ve gone insane, let’s back up here.

Recently a Kindle book as been igniting the Amazon sales charts, likely due to its subject matter (Star Trek and sex), its title (“Wesley Crusher: Teenage F*** Machine,” only with less asterisks and more other letters), and the fact it’s free to users of Amazon Prime.  I’m not making this up, you can read the extremely NSFW recap here at io9.

(Again that is really NSFW.  You’ve been warned.)

If, of course you wish to read this, you can go here, download the book, and . . . well, hell if I know.  

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Book Wars Part 2: Return of Pulps and Serials

Previously, I talked about how the Book Wars, leading to many new
technologies and methods, meant anyone could be an author.  I now want
to look at one way this can affect upcoming media.

I think we may see the return of Pulps (fun-but-trashy/slick fiction) and of serial fiction.

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