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a review for “Secret Santa”

A lot of holiday stories are pretty trite, folks, or worse, are cloyingly, embarrassingly stupid. “Secret Santa” is a Christmas story with an edge, with a bit of bite to it, that stands out from the crowd. That doesn’t mean … Continue reading

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a review for “Secret Santa”

THE absolute best Christmas story I’ve ever read, hands down! Secret Santa is unlike any story I’ve read about Christmas, so it’s not a cheap knock-off like a lot of the so-called “original” fiction out there. I can’t wait to … 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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Book Review: “The Phantom Tollbooth” by Norton Juster

Book Review: The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster

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Film Review: “The Raven”

Here’s my review of The Raven, starring John Cusack. Film Review: The Raven

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Movie Review: “Star Trek Into Darkness”

I think everyone knew I was going to write a review of Star Trek 12. Here it is. Film Review: Star Trek Into Darkness

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TV Review: “Going Postal”

I have written a review of the TV miniseries version of Terry Pratchett’s Going Postal. Read it here. TV Review: “Going Postal”

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Movie Review: “The Phantom Tollbooth”

I have reviewed the 1969 film The Phantom Tollbooth. Read. Film Review: The Phantom Tollbooth

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Movie Review: “Safety Not Guaranteed”

My review of the film Safety Not Guaranteed is up at Escape Pod. Movie Review: Safety Not Guaranteed

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Movie Review: “The Croods”

The Croods, in case you’ve been living in a cave, is a new animated film about a family of cavemen who come face to face with the end of the world. You’ve pretty much met all the characters in other … Continue reading

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TV Review: “Orphan Black”

My review of the new show Orphan Black is now up at Escape Pod. Read it here. TV Review: Orphan Black

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Book Review: “Soon I Will Be Invincible” by Austin Grossman

My review of Soon I Will Be Invincible by Austin Grossman is now up at Escape Pod. Read it here. Book Review: Soon I Will Be Invincible by Austin Grossman

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Movie Review: “Oz the Great and Powerful”

My review of Oz the Great and Powerful is up at Escape Pod. I did enjoy it… but don’t look too far behind the curtain. Film Review: Oz the Great and Powerful

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Book Review: “The Mirage” by Matt Ruff

Sometimes, alternate history doesn’t require telling the reader what the crisis point was that got changed. Sometimes, the reader just needs to know things are different. And that’s where The Mirage by Matt Ruff begins. From my review of The … Continue reading

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