A 1999 Interview with Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson

2018-02-21T12:28:20+00:00

Way back before the turn of the century (which is an extremely fun phrase to write) myself and aspiring author, Justin Rickard, decided to start an independent, self-published magazine. It was called The Pythagorean. It was melding of sorts of philosophy, spirituality and science. Our goal was to show how [...]

A 1999 Interview with Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson 2018-02-21T12:28:20+00:00

Obligatory Best of List for the Dumpster Fire Year That was 2017

2018-01-01T20:44:52+00:00

2017 is officially over and frankly, good riddance. Among the vast amount of awful this past year brought we saw a once lauded political institution (know colloquially as “The United States”) become a world-wide punchline and a seemingly endless stream of celebrities and other men in positions of power get [...]

Obligatory Best of List for the Dumpster Fire Year That was 2017 2018-01-01T20:44:52+00:00

Creature Double Feature: My Saturday Monster Time

2017-10-02T18:33:59+00:00

Growing up my Saturday afternoons would be spent with creatures, monsters, ghosts, ghouls, murderers and mad scientists. Beginning around one o'clock I would settle down in front of our 17" Sony Trinatron (complete with simulated wood grain plastic sides) with a soda (typically Frank's grape or ginger ale) and a bowl [...]

Creature Double Feature: My Saturday Monster Time 2017-10-02T18:33:59+00:00

All Hallows’ Eve Month is Here! A Month of Classic Horror

2017-10-01T14:25:41+00:00

October has arrived - the most wonderful time of the year. There is a nip in the air, the leaves are changing and the smell of pumpkin pie surrounds us. It’s time to wear flannel as you walk a corn maze then curl up by a fire as the sun [...]

All Hallows’ Eve Month is Here! A Month of Classic Horror 2017-10-01T14:25:41+00:00

Star Trek: Discovery is Great – Too Bad I’ll Never See It Again

2017-09-27T21:56:36+00:00

Last Sunday something happened that I’ve been waiting for a long, long time. Star Trek returned to television for the first time in 12 years. Star Trek: Discovery premiered on CBS and to fans it was not only welcomed, it was praised. Because, you see, for the first time in [...]

Star Trek: Discovery is Great – Too Bad I’ll Never See It Again 2017-09-27T21:56:36+00:00

Collected Edition: Episode 3: Captain America: Secret Empire

2018-02-10T16:31:26+00:00

Hello everyone and welcome to the Collected Edition – a comic book podcast where we explore celebrated story-arcs from comics and creators throughout the entirety of history. On this episode we discuss Captain America Vol. 1: Secret Empire the celebrated 1974 run by Steve Englehart with art by Sal Buscema. Listen as we discuss the original [...]

Collected Edition: Episode 3: Captain America: Secret Empire 2018-02-10T16:31:26+00:00

Collected Edition: Episode 2: Godland

2018-02-10T16:31:40+00:00

Hello everyone and welcome to the Collected Edition – a comic book podcast where we explore celebrated story-arcs from comics and creators throughout the entirety of history. On this episode we discuss Godland Vol. 1: Hello Cosmic! the 2005 series by Joe Casey and Tom Scioli published by Image Comics. In addition [...]

Collected Edition: Episode 2: Godland 2018-02-10T16:31:40+00:00

Collected Edition: Episode 1: Immortal Iron Fist

2018-02-10T16:31:48+00:00

Hello everyone and welcome to the Collected Edition – a comic book podcast where we explore celebrated story-arcs from comics and creators throughout the entirety of history. On this episode we discuss Immortal Iron Fist Vol. 1: The Last Iron Fist Story written by Matt Fraction and Ed Brubaker and art by David [...]

Collected Edition: Episode 1: Immortal Iron Fist 2018-02-10T16:31:48+00:00

NerdSync’s History of the Adam West Batman

2017-06-30T14:38:41+00:00

NerdSync is a pretty great channel over on the YouTube that deals with all things comic book related. Everyone should head on over there and just watch everything because, if you like comics, this is the place to find thoughtful and insightful takes on history, trivia and philosophy of the [...]

NerdSync’s History of the Adam West Batman 2017-06-30T14:38:41+00:00

The Blood Elevator: It’s Meaning & Symbol

2017-04-20T00:12:22+00:00

The blood elevator scene, sometimes called the ‘river of blood’, from Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining is a horrifying and disturbing image in a film full of horrifying and disturbing images.  Upon watching it the scene produces in many - myself included - a feeling of dread; an uneasiness that is [...]

The Blood Elevator: It’s Meaning & Symbol 2017-04-20T00:12:22+00:00
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