Monthly Archives: August 2017

Summer of Conan: The Robert Jordan Pastiches

Tor asked Robert Jordan to write Conan novels on the basis of a book he sold several times but never published titled Warriors of the Altaii.  In explaining why Warriors of the Altaii was never published, Jordan’s editor and widow … Continue reading

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Short Review Roundup – Movie Edition

I don’t watch many movies, but I’ve been doing alright lately.  And not just King Arthur: Legend of the Sword.  I caught Wonder Woman and Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2 in the theater.  You can blame my wife for … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones Recap: Season 7, Episode 5

After one of the best episodes of the entire series, are we in for a letdown with a slow episode tonight?  I think not.  I’m hoping for some White Walkers.  Maybe even, if we get really lucky, a dire wolf. … Continue reading

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Summer of Conan: The Next Conan Movie Should Look More Like Mad Max

We deserve another Conan movie.  One that is more 1982 Conan the Barbarian and less Conan the Destroyer or 2011 Conan the Barbarian.  (I posted short reviews of the three Conan movies last week.) Making a good Conan movie brings … Continue reading

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DNF Review of Hex-Rated by Jason Ridler

I had to request an ARC of Hex-Rated as soon as I saw the cover.  The snake, the woman tied to a post, the guy in a cheap blue suit, the font of the title…it’s a little lurid, it’s got … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones Recap: Season 7, Episode 4

Last week saw major setbacks for the good guys.  Will the losses continue?  Will reversals come?  Will things slow down this week after the big events from last week? Spoilers are Coming.

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Big Read: The Dark Tower Movie

After a short hiatus, the Dark Tower Big Read returns!  As more of a Big Watch, really, since this post is a review of the Dark Tower movie.  I only made it through two of the books before the movie … Continue reading

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