Categories: Entertainment, Books, Comics, Games, RPG, Videogames, Models and miniatures, Movies and TV, Music, Writing

Even more metal

January 6th, 2010
So Christopher Lee is recording a metal album (or at least a metal-like album) about Charlemagne. Obviously, that's pretty awesome. But you know what would be completely, utterly awesome? Capital-A Awesome? Or, mostly likely, even more awesome than… more »

Horror, criticism, and movie choices

December 24th, 2009
I've been meaning to recommend this piece of horror criticism for a couple of months: Nicholas Seeley's "A Dragon in the Time Machine: A Gross Anatomy of Horror." He does a good job expanding on Stephen King's theories, and this part in particular grabb… more »

Something of a movie review

December 15th, 2009
We took the girls to see The Princess and the Frog last weekend. I thought it was certainly decent, but not great. Although I think my opinion is warming the more that I think about it. What bothers me is the pacing. I'm not sure how well I can desc… more »

Getting to the essence of a book

November 4th, 2009
Because someone brought up A World Lit Only by Fire in a Facebook post, I thought I'd check out the reviews on amazon. This brilliant snippet is from a 4-star review, and tells me everything that I need to know about the book: "It is easy and intere… more »

Comics and movies and cons

September 10th, 2009
For years, many people (yes, that includes me) complained that ComicCon (and lately, WonderCon) has been taken over by the movie studios, which are crowding out the actual comic content of the comic book convention. Plus, of course, more movies/TV = mor… more »