Here it is! The new printing of my tabloid-noir/ghost story Bad Publicity is coming out soon, and this is what the cover will look like. Big thanks to the folks at Optography Press, cover artist extraordinaire Matthew Southworth, and Shawn Vestal for such a wonderful cover blurb.
Slightly fewer movies watched than usual this month. I blame the release of Luke Cage season two, and us moving to a new house. This month, I also added the column to mark when I watched the movies in a theater, which seemed like a good idea given all the special TCM screenings of old … More Movies Watched in June
Whoops! I forgot to post this last week. Five months into this year, I’ve watched 129 movies in 151 days. Not too shabby…
I don’t celebrate my birthday, but it’s still my birthday. Getting older, at least when you reach the ripe old age of thirty-three, can lead to some serious thoughts about your life and the world around you. As such, I hope you don’t mind if I say something that’s been on my mind. There’s a … More Birthday Thoughts
My newest article for ComicBookMedia.com was posted last week, and I’m still sort of in awe of the response to it. It got some lovely feedback from folks online, people who had fond memories of the subject, the ‘90s The Flash TV show. One of the first response came from the show’s star, John Wesley … More My Close and Personal Friend, Luke Skywalker
It’s almost more horror than any other genre combined. I honestly didn’t expect that…
I’d heard about the ‘80s Han Solo trilogy of books, but the existence of The Adventures of Lando Calrissian was news to me. I tracked these vintage paperbacks down the day I heard about them, and they’re basically worth it for the great pulp covers alone. I finished the first installment, Lando Calrissian and the … More The Lando System
I know what you’re thinking – I need to watch more Nic Cage movies.
I should’ve posted this by now, but this past week I appeared on the super cool Nostalgia Theater podcast. Zaki and I had a terrific conversation about the He-Man franchise throughout the years, and our own personal history with the toys and characters. If you haven’t already, I hope you check it out!
Look, I’ve been around. I know how online anger in general, and pop culture snobbery in specific, work. I’ve read about three billion hot takes on Ready Player One already. As such, I promise I’ll keep this short and not assume I’m being too clever or revolutionary in my thinking. I read the book at … More “Ready Player One” and Popular Culture in Storytelling