Modernity and Tolkien…?

August 16, 2018 Anthony M 1

The great Jeffro Johnson of Castalia and Appendix N fame is back to dropping bombs! Alas, we find ourselves on opposite sides of the issue in this case. Here I take issue with Jeffro’s very […]

Brian Niemeier

Getting Started: A Summarized Guide

June 17, 2018 Bradford Walker 0

Over on Twitter, Dragon Award winner and nominee Brian Niemeier delivered a fantastic executive summary of how to get into the game of being a science fiction author. It’s a multi-post thread, but not a […]


Necronomicon Aesthetica: Commit or Perish

May 8, 2018 xewleer 1

From the pen of the Mad Missourian, Benjamin Wheeler, a tome of terror and nightmare beyond your reckoning! IT IS THE NECRONOMICON AESTHETICA. Bound in the twisted and flayed flesh of critics and penned with […]


Isle of Dogs and Pacific Rim Dual Review

April 4, 2018 xewleer 0

One might imagine that there is no connection between the two movies. It’s more I have the same complaints with both. I like Wes Anderson and Pacific Rim. I like Wes Anderson’s quirky, familiar style […]


The Problem of the Scold

February 11, 2018 Anthony M 0

Right now those of us on the cutting edge of the coming revolution in the entertainment field face a very thorny problem: We are scolds. Brian Neimeier has – correctly, in my view – pointed […]

Art & Music

All Art is Propaganda

January 28, 2018 L. Jagi Lamplight Wright 4

Article by Julie A. Pascal The last week or so there seems to be a rash of commentary to the tune of “all stories are message stories” or “everything in life is political” or a […]