After the overall fizzle of DC’s so-called “New 52”, the remarkably ill-conceived and even more poorly executed Before Watchmen, my ongoing disinterest in anything that Marvel’s “House of Ideas” — or should that be “House of ‘Ideas'”? — has to offer, to say nothing of the genuinely heartbreaking news that Dave Sim is likely turning his back on comics altogether… well, the news that Alan Moore is working on a new miniseries about the life of H.P. Lovecraft has gotten me excited about comics again.
…I suppose there’s a little bit of shame there. First off, Lulu is having a sale between now and the end of the month. You can order any of my books at 25% off. Which isn’t half-bad, if you stop to think about it. It’s perhaps only a quarter bad. […]
There’s a longer blog post brewing in the back of my mind right now, something about the Gods and the movies that hate them. But for now, I’ll stick to saying how I’m disappointed, though not surprised, to hear that Tarsem’s latest film “Immortals” is an awful mess… Here’s everything […]
[NOTE: I had this update ready to go when I discovered my site had been severely hacked by Russian pornspammers. Apparently they felt the same audience for my books would also be interested in their experiments with camera erotique. You should all be ashamed of yourselves.] Friday evening… I’m sitting […]
Put on your grass skirt and coconut brassiere, it’s time for another Link Luau — with the latest news on book reviews, book clubs, podcasting popularity, blue-eyed babies, and the madness of Englishmen…
Longtime readers of this blog — and anyone who had to sit through a meeting with me in the late Nineties and early Aughts — might remember my enthusiasm for a little Apple device called the Newton. I won’t go into it’s history here, but I absolutely loved the Newton. […]
The weather has drifted down into the cooler temperatures, slowing everything down a little bit more each day — including this this blog post, which I’ve rewritten and added to six times to reflect the changing reality over the past month. And so, I’m hurrying to post it before anything else happens to force another rewrite.
In all honesty, I didn’t plan on taking a Summer Hiatus — So consider this a little bit of catch-up, with a couple of very important announcements about what’s coming in the next month or so.
Over at Starship Sofa, they’re running Julie Davis’ very kind review of “Assam & Darjeeling” in their latest podcast. Squeee.