Monthly Archives: March 2007

Read This: Vampire Outlaw of the Milky Way

Vampire Outlaw of the Milky Way By Weston Ochse (Vampire Outlaw) is the story of an autistic child who speaks in his own brand of Fred Flintstone language, his soulmate, Monray da Kine, intersteller bounty hunter and vampire outlaw, and the … Continue reading

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Read This!: The Familiar Stranger

The Familiar Stranger By Brett McBean Seth is a worker angel – one of many whose job it is to clean old souls, those soiled and broken and in need of cleaning in order to be recycled. But when Seth … Continue reading

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When Silly Clubs Serious about the Head and Neck

I was checking out DC Comics’ June solicitations this morning.  This is, of course, their list of books coming out in June.  Well, I was about halfway through the list of largely mainstream superhero books when I spotted it.  It’s … Continue reading

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Working Through the Weekend

Spent the entire weekend working on the new book, scratching and tearing to have the first draft fone before World Horror on the 28th.  I’m exhausted, and I just want to hook a coffee IV up to my arm.  I … Continue reading

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Read This!: Savage

Savage By Richard Laymon Richard Laymon can be a tough writer for readers to crack.  It’s not because he’s wordy or over-literate, though.  Many of his books read like ninety minute horror movies: quick, brutal, and full of characters who … Continue reading

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I’m a Soldier

The Afghan Whigs, one of the greatest bands to never blow up huge, have released their first new song in almost ten years.  “I’m a Soldier” is one of two new songs recorded for the upcoming Whigs retrospective Unbreakable.  You … Continue reading

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Saw 300 last night.  I’m now taking my second stab at reviewing it, as the first draft was far to bitchy. In short, 300 is quality mindless entertainment.  And I do mean mindless.  I think the DVD should be packaged … Continue reading

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Read This!: Monster Island

Monster Island By David Wellington The dead have taken over Manhattan, and one of them–a formermed student–has managed to hold onto his intellect.  A UN weapons inspector arrives with an army of teenage Somali girls, looking for the medicine that … Continue reading

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Bits, some Kibble

- The next Read This! should go live this weekend or Monday.  It reviews David Wellington’s Monster Island. – So Captain America died this week.  No, I didn’t buy a copy.  I’m getting Cap in trades.  I did think about … Continue reading

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Norm Partridge wants me dead

That’s the only explanation I can think of. See, this all started a week ago.  I’d asked Norm-who I met way back at World Horror last year-to read a novella of mine.  Well, I heard back from Norm last week.  … Continue reading

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