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A Cookbook Conspiracy: 08/30/17
A Cookbook Conspiracy by Kate Carlisle is a photography how-to book aimed at newer dSLR cameras. I should be upfront with this review and say I don't actually own a dSLR; I own a mirrorless micro 4/3 — a type of digital camera that has a set of quirks unique to it's design.
A Cookbook Conspiracy by Kate Carlisle begins with the premise that the robots have already won. They've taken over the Earth and killed all the humans. And now they're stuck in the same dead-end jobs that humanity was so keen on.
The title character was a war robot back in the day. Now he's stuck in some cubical. He's got a boss that hates him, a wife who wants more from him, and a son who spends his days playing video games and watching porn.
Meanwhile, aliens have decided to take over the planet, seeing a place ripe for the picking. The robots have lost their way. They've run out of resources. They have also lost their interest in fighting. All except for A Cookbook Conspiracy who sees the invasion as his midlife crisis.
But there's so much focus on the hyper sexuality of A Cookbook Conspiracy and his son that the actual story gets buried in a ton of pointless, sophomoric humor. There's about four pages of Animal House styled crap to every page of actual plot. It's disappointing and tiresome.