You know the feeling; how you fall in then out of love with a TV show? It was awesome at first but over time the show has fallen into mediocrity and convolution. The story has splintered into so many seemingly unrelated parts that following the through-line almost feels like a chore. You’re about to give […]
I’m sure I’m not the first to point out that only unlikable characters die in the first Die Hard movie, and this is a sharp contrast to all the others. Even the uber-safecracker Theo, the only likable terrorist, survives Die Hard 1. It’s also notable that Theo doesn’t actually kill anyone, which might be a […]
In publishing, a story set in West Virginia is usually the kiss of death. The state is a pariah, the butt of endless jokes, and stereotyped beyond reason. Though Deliverance was set in the Ozarks, it is forever the first thing that comes to mind when West Virginia is mentioned.
Revisiting old stories for the Sunday Archives, unearthing the New Testicle after more than a decade, and chopping up my lousy novel for serialization has been a wild experience.
So the big problem with The Fog is that it opens with a ticking watch sound, which makes me want to watch Back to the Future, then it has a dangling pocketwatch effect on screen, which makes me want to watch Time After Time, and then it has the crazy sea captain telling a story, […]
So my good friend, who has a movie coming out soon, has turned his wife into Helena, the Hussy of Horror. Originally intended for some Horrorfest thing, here’s the first episode via youtube, which is where people on the internet like to go, apparently. They didn’t win whatever the Horrorfest thing was because, really, the […]