Flash Review – Mind in the Gap, by C.R. Dudley

Title: Mind in the Gap Author: C.R. Dudley Publisher: Orchid's Lantern An engrossing exploration into consciousness, identity, and reality itself, Mind in the Gap is a heavy and sometimes hallucinatory read. C.R. Dudley offers a layered multiverse populated by surreal and sometimes outrageous characters, in a sweeping narrative that is skillfully woven throughout all the … Continue reading Flash Review – Mind in the Gap, by C.R. Dudley

Flash Review – Scale-Bright, by Benjanun Sriduangkaew

Title: Scale-Bright Author: Benjanun Sriduangkaew A lush, vivid collection of works (one longer, a handful shorter) wherein Benjanun Sriduangkaew introduces us to a magical, dangerous, violent, beautiful and sometimes terrifying world. The action sequences, in particular, are well-crafted and paced. Benjanun composes action skillfully, and comes up with wild and inventive set pieces and scenes. … Continue reading Flash Review – Scale-Bright, by Benjanun Sriduangkaew

Flash Review – The Sea Dreams It Is the Sky, by John Hornor Jacobs

Title: The Sea Dreams It Is the Sky Author: John Hornor Jacobs Publisher: Harper Collins The sub-genre (and the term itself) "cosmic horror" comes with an awful lot of baggage and, while I'm just not equipped or prepared to get into it here, we can safely safe that's because of one very old and very … Continue reading Flash Review – The Sea Dreams It Is the Sky, by John Hornor Jacobs

An Unsettling Reality – Hereditary, a Review

Title: Hereditary (2018) Written by: Ari Aster Directed by: Ari Aster Starring: Toni Collette, Gabriel Byrne, Milly Shapiro, Alex Wolff I've been meaning to start doing movie write-ups and reviews for a while. I've also been meaning to check out Hereditary for a while. Last night, I finally watched Hereditary and I had quite a … Continue reading An Unsettling Reality – Hereditary, a Review

Flash Review – Broadswords and Blasters, issue 6

Contributing Authors: Robert Walton, Rie Sheridan Rose, Adam S. Furman, Marcus Hansson, Catherine J. Cole, J.D. Graves, Jared Mason, David VonAllmen Cover Art: Luke Spooner Editors: Matthew X. Gomez, Cameron Mount I've been a fan of pulp adventure fiction since I was a kid. The stories of Robert E. Howard, Michael Moorcock, Fritz Leiber, Edgar … Continue reading Flash Review – Broadswords and Blasters, issue 6

The Punk Rock Queen of the Vampires – Midnight Blue, the Sonja Blue Collection by Nancy A Collins – A review, or, something like it.

Title: Midnight Blue, the Sonja Blue Collection Author: Nancy A Collins Publisher: White Wolf Publishing I did not realize until I started attempting to write this review just how close I was to these stories. I met Sonja Blue for the first time when I was a moody young wannabe pre-teen goth in the radical, … Continue reading The Punk Rock Queen of the Vampires – Midnight Blue, the Sonja Blue Collection by Nancy A Collins – A review, or, something like it.