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Spotlight On: Ray Bradbury

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When it comes to science fiction, fantasy, and horror in the literary world there seems to be one name which stands above so many others, Ray Bradbury. Originally from America’s Midwest, Bradbury is… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Never Too Young to Die’

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I have made it no secret I love big dumb 80’s action flicks, and today I present one of the weirdest films in this category. Starring a young John  Stamos, an old George… Continue reading

Geekiest Bars & Restaurants in America

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Like many other humans we in the fandom community need to eat and drink, because if we don’t we will die. But that does not mean we can not have fun with it.… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Dracula’s Daughter’

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When it comes to the sequels spawned from the original Universal Monster films, everyone is always quick to bring up the Bride of Frankenstein. And while Bride is an absolute masterpiece of the… Continue reading

‘Star Trek: Deep Space Nine’ – 25th Anniversary Retrospective

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Thanks to the success of Star Trek: the Next Generation, the franchise dominated television screens and was reestablished as a cultural phenomenon. Despite TNG drawing high ratings and critical acclaim, there was a… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Grave of the Fireflies’

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In an episode of MASH once, “Hawkeye” Pierce disputed a popular saying by pointing out that war is in fact NOT hell. Because in hell only those guilty suffer whereas in war everyone suffers… Continue reading

Book Review: I’ll be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamra

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Beginning in the late 1970’s a rapist and serial killer preyed on innocent victims around Southern California. He was given many nicknames, but for a while the one that stuck the most was,… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘A Quiet Place’

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Silence is a tool used by many filmmakers, usually to build anticipation. But when silence is the status quo in a movie, it immediately puts the audience in suspense and keeps them there.… Continue reading

Black Eyed Children at the Door

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Night had fallen on Abilene, Texas in 1996 and noted local journalist, Brian Bethel was sitting in his car as he squared away his bill payments in an otherwise empty parking lot. As… Continue reading

Marvel Knights-20th Anniversary Retrospective

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Unknown to many, 2018 happens to be the twentieth anniversary of a line of comics that was not expected to do much besides bring Marvel a little extra money when they needed it.… Continue reading