Movie Ranks: Men vs Women

January 16, 2019 Brian Niemeier 0

Seen on Twitter: Cursory analysis: Women like newer children’s movies. Men like mature films–with a marked preference for war movies, westerns, and sci-fi–that span all eras of film. Additional observation: Number of entries on each […]


Heroes Fall: Heroes United Book 1

January 16, 2019 Declan Finn 0

People keep trying to give us “realistic superheroes.”  I think the trend may have started with “Watchmen,” which frankly told me more of what was in the soul of Alan Moore than said anything about […]


Book vs Movie

January 15, 2019 Brian Niemeier 0

In my work as a freelance editor, I’ve noticed a common tendency among the current crop of science fiction authors to write books as if they’re writing movies. That practice is understandable since most science […]

Jon Del Arroz

The Spanish Civil War

January 15, 2019 jdelarroz 0

I’m reading The Battle for Spain by Antony Beevor on my little trip here, and thought I’d just pass along a little of what I’m seeing so far. In America, we see things as so […]


Spider-Man: Far from Home trailer

January 15, 2019 Declan Finn 0

Just when I was wondering what I would post about today, they came out with a new Marvel Trailer. This is literally the first trailer, and surprisingly, it looks good. Someone should tell it to […]

Jon Del Arroz

What A Review!

January 14, 2019 jdelarroz 0

As I mentioned I’m out and about the next few days a little busy here for the blog, but I received a very nice review of Flying Sparks — spoiler inside that cover “Chapter 1”. […]


Who’s Frank Pentangeli?

January 14, 2019 Brian Niemeier 0

Perusing this humanist blogger’s semi-apt comparisons of various dissident Right figures to characters from the Godfather saga, one comes across this howler: Also, because of excessive pride, Fuentes is too often and too easily dismissive of […]


Comic Book Fatigue

January 14, 2019 Declan Finn 0

This is sort of depressing. Because I think I found the true source of this “comic book media fatigue” everyone keeps predicting. Because it’s not Marvel films. It’s Television. The projects coming out in 2019 are […]