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Category Archive: Geek Lit.

Book Review: ‘Haunted Mansion: Imagineering a Disney Classic’ by Jason Surrell

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My favorite theme park ride of all time is easily Disney’s Haunted Mansion. A dark ride which has the perfect atmosphere of dread for a haunted house, yet still has enough whimsical elements… Continue reading

Book Review: ‘Floating Staircase’ by Ronald Malfi

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Recently I was recommended the book The Night Parade by Ronald Malfi, as someone always looking for a good scary read I went to check it out. Unfortunately the copy belonging to my… Continue reading

Not a Better Love Story Than ‘Twilight’: Harry Potter

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Guys. We gotta talk. Not about Twilight, necessarily, but about love stories. I frequently hear the phrase “still a better love story than Twilight”, and usually it’s funny, but sometimes it’s actually just kind… Continue reading

Casting Call: ‘Death on the Nile’

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With the success of Murder on the Orient Express, it was announced that there will be another Agatha Christie story put to film. This time it will be Death on the Nile. Below… Continue reading

10 Upcoming Book Adaptations From Female Authors

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Books can give us some of the best films and television shows and each year the most popular and well-read stories are adapted to the silver screen. Not surprisingly, and not unlike almost… Continue reading

The Geekery Guide: ‘Ready Player One’

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By now you’ve likely seen the trailer for upcoming Steven Spielberg film Ready Player One. In the event that you haven’t, voila! If you’re on this site it’s very likely that you’re at least… Continue reading

Book Review: ‘The Spider in the Laurel’

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This review is of The Spider in the Laurel by Michael Pogach, published in 2015. I won a copy of this book via a Goodreads.com giveaway. I want to thank the author for… Continue reading

Book Review: ‘A Secret History of Memphis Hoodoo’

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My hometown of Memphis, Tennessee is famous throughout the world for our cultural contributions to society. We have the best bar-b-que on the planet, we are the birthplace of the blues and rock… Continue reading

Book Review: ‘The Essex Serpent’

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I remember once hearing an interview with a literary agent on NPR, where he discussed regularly receiving manuscripts where the writer made no attempt at hiding the influence Victorian-era authors had on them.… Continue reading

Book Review – Charles Fort: The man Who Invented the Supernatural

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In the early twentieth century one writer looked at the paranormal in a way which straddle the line between science and entertainment, Charles Fort. His works has inspired countless others and in the… Continue reading