View at Medium.com Danny Rand’s appearance in Luke Cage season two gave comic book fans a glimmer of hope for the second run of Iron Fist. The man with the glowing fist appeared dashing, confident, and seemed to have found his place in… Read More ›
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A Transformation Long in the Making – Luke Cage Season Two
When Luke Cage first debuted on Netflix, even a jaded media consumer could tell we were witnessing a change. For too many years media conglomerates called the shots based on faulty assumptions of what would “work” and what wouldn’t using… Read More ›
Putting Your Dreams In Storage…
Books aren’t all that great for a mobile lifestyle. They’re heavy. Awkward to store. And those glorious displays of leather, or matte and glossy spines on open shelves would never survive the four point magnitude earthquake of going from place… Read More ›
False Dichotomy in Culture Wars: Disney Strikes Back
As I’ve made pretty clear, I am not a fan of the recent Star Wars trilogy. I’m aware of the social minefield this places me in. I must hate these movies because I am racist, misogynist or both. A spoiled… Read More ›
Heroism paved by Sacrifice – The Darkest Dungeon Review
When adventurers are carted in by the wagon load to stem the tide of an unspeakable malevolence, can it still be called heroism?
The saga of the Space Piñata.
I finally saw Rogue One. (Maybe some minor spoilers plus a minor rant ahead.) Look, characters make stories. Plot is fine and good and it needs to have its own logic and make enough sense for your characters to accomplish… Read More ›
Move over Nostradamus here comes Nostradaruss
Damn that was bad. Anyway, I was recently asked to write a short story for a science fiction anthology. It had some pretty particular guidelines which focused on near future, near earth events. As part of the project, I started with… Read More ›
No, Force Awakens Doesn’t Deserve an Oscar Nod
It’s like when your Grandpa farts at the dinner table while saying grace. You just let it slide. Grace ain’t a laughing matter. And, I mean, it’s gross, but you love the ol’ guy and he can’t help it.
Could You Survive Gracewood High?
One of my critique partners has just released his debut graphic novel, Kill the Freshman. Alex Langley is the author of a killer series of guides to geekery (The Geek Handbook, Geek Lust, and The Geek Handbook 2.0) and now… Read More ›
Wherein Doof Warrior Tells You to Shut Your Whatever-Gendered Facehole
I’m a highly critical person. I think many writers are, especially when it comes to their own work. It takes a certain obsessive mindset to pick apart a 90,000 word document over and over and over and over again. (I even counted… Read More ›