Monthly Archives: September 2015

Review of The Clockwork Dagger by Beth Cato

Healing magic is usually, to put it bluntly, boring. Hands are laid, wounds are healed, and *poof* on we go. Granted, that’s all the author is usually looking for, a cheap plot device to keeps things moving despite the heroes’ … Continue reading

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Review of Expiration Day by William Campbell Powell

Expiration Day is simply an amazing book. It is science fiction as it is meant to be: full of big ideas, grappling with tough issues, finding the mundane humanity in the extraordinary and the extraordinary humanity in the mundane, simultaneously … Continue reading

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Fear the Walking Dead: Episode 5 Cobalt Recap

Recap Cobalt opens on a new character. It’s a well dressed black man with a silky baritone and a salesman’s flair. He fucks with the neighbor who broke down last week until he really breaks down, then turns his attention … Continue reading

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Top 5 (non-Hugo related) Posts from Every Day Should Be Tuesday’s First Four Months

Every Day Should Be Tuesday has come a long way since I launched it with a review of Skin Game by Jim Butcher on May 27. In the four months since, I have published 61 posts, and over 1,000 people … Continue reading

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Review of A Crucible of Souls by Mitchell Hogan

With the rise of self-publishing, it was perhaps inevitable that the best (and luckiest) of the lot would be picked up by traditional publishers. The Martian took the genre by storm and is now a major motion picture, as they … Continue reading

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Review of The Bastard Executioner Pilot

A grimdark fantasy television series from the creator of Sons of Anarchy? Has someone checked on Joe Abercrombie to make sure he hasn’t exploded from gleeful anticipation? My thoughts and initial reaction are somewhat mixed, but I really want it … Continue reading

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Fear the Walking Dead: Ep 4 Not Fade Away

I spent all morning in a kayak in the sun, and all afternoon in front of a TV with a cold beer in my hand, so this recap will probably be extra, ah, good. Recap Episode 4 of Fear the … Continue reading

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