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Deep Welles: A Review of Touch of Evil

Touch of Evil popped up on my ‘have you seen…’ page on Netflix, and I recalled that I saw the original, chopped up by ads and edited so there would be … Continue reading

September 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

Godless Recreates the Western In Stunning Fashion

GODLESS. Netflix, 2017. Written and directed by Frank Scott. Jack O’Connell as Roy Goode; Michelle Dockery as Alice Fletcher; Scoot McNairy as Bill McNue; Merritt Wever as Mary Agnes McNue, … Continue reading

September 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

Michael Moreci’s The Throw Away

THE THROW AWAY. Michael Moreci. Tom Doherty. A favorite protagonist in spy novels is the “Poor Schlub,” hereinafter referred to as the PS. The PS is some guy who gets … Continue reading

July 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

Film Sequels Worth A Second Look

INCREDIBLES II. Director and Writer: Brad Bird. Starring Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Sarah Vowell. Produced by Pixar/Disney. COBRA KAI. Created by: Josh Heald, Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg. Starring … Continue reading

July 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

This Scorched Earth Destined To Become A Classic

THIS SCORCHED EARTH: A NOVEL OF THE CIVIL WAR. William Gear. Forge Books. The title of this book is a bit misleading: In the story, the Civil War is a vast … Continue reading

June 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Night Dahlia Features R.S. Belcher At His Best

THE NIGHT DAHLIA. R. S. Belcher. Tor Books. Fantasy Noir is an interesting cross-genre. It combines the gritty hyper-realism of Raymond Chandler or Elmore Leonard with the horror and humor … Continue reading

May 3, 2018 · Leave a comment

Bobby BlueJacket Mixes Crime & Politics In Compelling Fashion

BOBBY BLUEJACKET: The Tribe, The Joint, The Tulsa Underworld. Michael P. Daley. First To Knock LLC.  “If high in esteem and stature you be Then worry not of the repartee But … Continue reading

March 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

Cohen’s The Sustainable City

THE SUSTAINABLE CITY. Steven Cohen. Columbia University Press. Humanity finds presently itself between two giant millstones: population growth, and the threat of environmental collapse, most notably through climate change. While … Continue reading

March 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

Thoraiya Dyer’s Titan’s Forest Series Continues To Break New Ground

ECHOES OF UNDERSTOREY: A TITAN’S FOREST NOVEL. Thoraiya Dyer. Tor Books. Aliens may be one of the first things that spring to mind when you hear the words “science fiction,” … Continue reading

March 5, 2018 · Leave a comment
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