Category Archives: Sundry

Paperbacks from Hell is a Fun, Hilarious Work of Popular Cultural Anthropology

Grady Hendrix is’s resident expert on horror.  He is responsible for the Great Stephen King Reread and a more recent series, Freaky Fridays.  It is the latter hilarious exploration of 1970s/1980s paperback horror novels that led to this book.  … Continue reading

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The Traitor Son Cycle is the Perfect Hair of the Dog for your Game of Thrones Hangover

Suffering from a Game of Thrones hangover after that shocking season 7 finale?  Theorizing about the final season too bitter a salve when the wait might be well over a year?  Looking for something with knights and magic and dragons … Continue reading

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You Won’t Believe Who Dany Should Marry Next Season on Game of Thrones

Now that we’ve had a little time to process Sunday’s season finale, it is time to start pining for the final season!  There are a lot of questions to answer in just six episodes.  If you’re invested in the politics … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones Recap: Season 7 Finale

Here is what I had to say last week about the season finale: It looks like next episode will revolve around the summit between the three sovereigns (four, I guess, if anyone bothered to invite Euron).  I hope Bran or … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones Recap: Season 7, Episode 6

I didn’t get to watch this episode live and had to wait until Wednesday to watch it.  But I guess it was worth a few days delay to see a full solar eclipse.  Now let’s go beyond the Wall! A … Continue reading

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2017 Dragon Awards Ballot

The Dragon Awards, associated with massive multi-media con DragonCon, are in their second year.  Unlike the Nebulas, which limit voting to SFWA members, and the Hugos, which limit voting to WorldCon members, the Dragon Awards open voting to anyone interested.  … 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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