Sep 18

He wasn't surprised to find out his predecessor didn't survive the team building trust fall.

Emster Comments: Saving the world is Bob Howard’s job, but it’s 4:30 on Friday so if any aliens invade between now and Monday morning you’re on your own.

Published 2006

Actually, that cover IS a classical work of art!I would touch it without protective gloves.I've seen worse. Far, far, worse.Interesting, but I would still read it in public.Middlng: Neither awful nor awfully goodWould not like to be seen reading that!Awful... just awful...That belongs in a gold-lame picture frame!Gah... my eyes are burning! Feels so good!Good Show Sir! (Average: 3.65 out of 10)

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7 Responses to “The Atrocity Archives”

  1. Tat Wood Says:

    The cover gets the basic vibe right but makes me wonder what the person holding the camera could possibly have doing that was so much more distracting.

  2. Tat Wood Says:

    What can the person with the camera be doing that’s so much more distracting?

    And why was my first go at posting this nixed?

  3. NomadUK Says:

    I figure Ross is busy trying to ring up Rachel to find out how he wound up in what appears to be a Friends/My Octopus Teacher/My Name is Earl/Jeopardy!/Oppenheimer crossover episode.

  4. fred Says:

    Why in my day we didn’t need computers and cell phones to save the world, just file cabinets, typewriters and rotary phones.

  5. Francis Boyle Says:

    Well I suppose the possessed smartphone makes up for all those 90’s CRT monitors.

  6. Bruce A Munro Says:

    The Conference Call of Cthulhu.

  7. GSS ex-noob Says:

    It’s an OK cover for what goes on in the book(s), except I don’t think Bob looks like that, and the Laundry really doesn’t strike me as that well-lit and is much more dingy all-around.

    The tag line below the title is superb, though.

    @Bruce: GSS!

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