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Stephen King

Stephen King has written one novel of pure horror genius, three novels of almost genius, and a whole lot of crap. The one genius novel?  Salem’s Lot, followed by The Stand, Dead Zone, and Misery. The Shining was a near … Continue reading

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Even Readers get the Blues

I’ve known about Tom Robbins for awhile, although I’d not read him until very recently, like six months ago when I picked up a copy of Tibetan Peach Pie on one of those Amazon Prime free deals or something. Yeah, … Continue reading

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Forsooth and Budweiser

Everyone knows the scifi grandmasters- Asimov, Clarke, Heinlein- but there’s another set, not so heralded- Moorcock, Wolfe, and Vance. Who? Oh, c’mon guys, you know: Michael Moorcock wrote The Dancers at the End of Time series (and a couple of … Continue reading

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It’s in the Blood

I watched the first episode of the BBC Dracula series on Netflix, and that’s probably the last episode I’ll watch because…well, because. What? The artistic license they took? No, I’m all for artistic license, especially between different mediums. Book is … Continue reading

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Bands I’ve Seen

1967, Enterprise, Alabama–  The Buckinghams They rocked. They truly rocked. 1970’s- can’t be more specific. It was the 70’s. Philadelphia, Dallas, Alabama, Atlantic City, upstate New York, DC…can’t be more specific. It was the 70s. Chicago, at least twice. Maybe … Continue reading

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Where’ve I been?

Lost? On a mission? Just plain lazy? Nah. Busy. I got Southern Gothic up and running and available for pre-order. I’m halfway through Genghis Jayne‘s first edits of Looking for Don. And I took a full time job. Yes, I … Continue reading

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What 4?

Toy Story 4 is out, and I don’t mean available for viewing in your local theaters … which it is … but ‘out’ in the sense that I’m not going to go see it, not even  when it eventually shows … Continue reading

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Not better, different

I moseyed over to the Gaylord Convention Center last Saturday to do my traditional one day attendance of Escape Velocity, the best little sci-con out there. ‘Mosey’ best describes it ‘cause I didn’t get there until about noon. Slowing down … Continue reading

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End of the Game

No, this is not a movie review. No spoilers, so relax. This is a eulogy. Because, with Marvel’s Infinity War: Endgame, a long and wonderful relationship comes to an end, and I give it a fond, sad, farewell. The Marvel … Continue reading

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Status Update

1. The last, final, almost-ready-to-go draft is back with Genghis Jayne for final bleed-outs. 2. The first, editor-ready draft is also with Genghis Jayne. Let the bleeding commence. 3. I opened this file on a whim and started reading and … Continue reading

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