Bond

One of the few pieces of common knowledge that seems (to me, at least) to be 100% accurate is that your favorite Bond is the one you first saw in the theater. Generally, you arrive at the Bond… Read More

Notes

I like to think of myself as someone who doesn’t fetishize tools, but the truth is I can’t write without my special Microsoft ergonomic keyboard. I’m so dependent on it, in fact, that I buy multiple backups on… Read More

A Good List

It’s rare that I look over a list and agree with every entry save one (I would have given it to Slither over The Host). Check this out: The Horror Movie Academy Awards  

Problems With Po

I’ve tried not to speak my mind about Star Wars because I’m just a fan of the movies and have never immersed myself fully in the culture, but I am a veteran and I recognize a dangerous rogue… Read More

Escapism Is Not A Bad Word

As someone who suffers from bouts of deep depression and spent years on anti-depressants, I can testify to the healing power of distraction. I remember being in high school, suffering from the usual teen insecurity with a dark… Read More

The Five Scariest King Novels

That graphic is from a Twitter ad put out by Simon & Schuster. I can only figure that those are the five they sell because they definitely are not the five scariest King novels. Pet Sematary is scary… Read More

Since everyone else is jumping off a bridge…

I, too, shall rank the Castle Rock books. Spoilers and another dumb list follow after the jump.

Horror Vs. Adventure

How do you know if you’re in a horror movie or an adventure film? Are you Ripley or are you Indy? Or, for that matter, are you the first Ripley or the second? After the jump, some easy… Read More

Back!

So the last eight months has been too confusing to do much on this site. Between selling our house, moving into temporary quarters and then moving half way across the country to San Diego, I could just barely… Read More

Twitter

I realize now why I’ve dropped off of blogging so much. Twitter. Well, that and politics have basically consumed my every waking moment. That impulse to speak my unbidden opinion that I once answered with blog posts has… Read More