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Buffy at 20

Five years ago, I wrote a fifteenth-anniversary retrospective of Buffy the Vampire Slayer for Escape Pod. Today is the twentieth anniversary of Buffy, and what better way to celebrate it than also celebrating the five-year anniversary of my fifteenth-anniversary retrospective’s publication? Portrait … Continue reading

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Book Review: Only Superhuman by Christopher L. Bennett

I’ve reviewed Only Superhuman, Christopher L. Bennett’s first original novel, over at Escape Pod. I liked it, for the most part.

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Movie Review: “Swiss Army Man”

I have reviewed Swiss Army Man, a.k.a. “the Daniel Radcliffe farting corpse movie”, at Escape Pod. Here is a link for you to click so you can read it.

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Book Review: Libertaria: Genesis by Sabrina Peña Young

Book Review: Libertaria: Genesis by Sabrina Peña Young

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“Murder with Monsters” by KT Katzmann

From Murder with Monsters, which I reviewed at Escape Pod.

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Book Review: “Snapshot” by Beau Hall

Fifty years ago, Marietta really was a small town, and the thing about small towns is that you can hide a lot of big secrets there. Marvin Hill has been hiding a huge one: for more than fifty years, Marvin’s … Continue reading

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Fan Film Review: “Star Trek: Renegades”

Tim Russ is probably best known for his role as Tuvok on Star Trek: Voyager. However, since the end of that series, he’s devoted his time to producing fan films that extend the story of Star Trek independent of both … Continue reading

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Book Review: “The Shepherd’s Crown” by Terry Pratchett

On September 1, my Kindle automatically downloaded my preordered copy of The Shepherd’s Crown. By September 3, I’d finished reading the final Discworld novel. How do I feel about this? Empty. Satisfied, but empty. The book is closed on the … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Cinderella”

As both Honest Trailers and CinemaSins have recently shown, there are some problems with Disney’s retelling of the Cinderella story. But it’s such a huge part of the Disney empire that we were bound to get a new one at … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Kick-Ass 2”

In my reviews of movies, one thing I always try to mention is the film’s soundtrack. Much as some people writing about Firefly say that the ship is a character, so too is the music in any TV show or … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Please Don’t Tell My Parents I’m a Supervillain” by Richard Roberts

In a world where superheroes and supervillains are locked in honorable combat… in a world where science and magic are both real… in a world where superheroism is an inherited trait… three middle-school students are about to discover their true … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Europa Report”

I reviewed Europa Report for Escape Pod. Movie Review: Europa Report

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Movie Review: “Apollo 18”

It’s been a long time since America has been to the moon. Hell, at this point even the Chinese have sent a lander there, if not actual taikonauts yet. The last moon mission was Apollo 17, back in 1972. Or … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Chronicle”

I’ve always enjoyed superhero stories — I’ve written a superhero novel and a couple of short-stories, and I’ve seen a lot of superhero TV shows and films. I recently saw “Man of Steel”, and I have to say that I … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Despicable Me 2”

Film Review: Despicable Me 2

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Book Review: “Affliction” by Laurell K. Hamilton

I just recently finished Affliction, the latest Anita Blake novel by Laurell K. Hamilton, and while it had a lot of really good action sequences, some of the problems that plague the other tales are just as evident in this … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Dodger” by Terry Pratchett

Book Review: Dodger by Terry Pratchett « Escape Pod

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Book Review: “The Ocean at the End of the Lane” by Neil Gaiman

It was a good book. Just, hard to explain in one short teaser paragraph. From my review of The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman.

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Movie Review: “Man of Steel”

To tell the story of Superman, you need a big movie. And with Man of Steel, we certainly got that. It’s just… maybe there’s such a thing as too big. From my review of Man of Steel on Escape Pod.

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Movie Review: “Monsters University”

I have reviewed Monsters University over at Escape Pod. Film Review: Monsters University

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