- fanboy with attitude
- Satirist, writer, reader, artist with eclectic taste in the science fiction, fantasy, horror, mystery/suspense, and forteana. And yeah, some YA. Have zero patience for snobbery of every stripe.
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About But Too Scared to Ask...
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Here are some more of these fellas you'd never hear about but are definitely curious about. Sure, it's a distraction. So? Why the need to obsess over political bullshit from all the parties involved? Let's face it. Bullshit is always bullshit. No matter what party,… Read full post »
Three strangers. Completely unknown to each other. Seperated by the ages yet they have one thing in common: They chronicle stories from local folks in each country who told them. Something akin to the Brothers Grimm.
PU SONGLING: A civil servant and tutor was his modest means of emp… Read full post »
Act normal, you say?
In fact, let's look at "normal" in context of school
I.e. middle school and senior high
Or in my old school terminology of '60s and '70s:
Junior high and high. Got it?
Act normal as in:
Scribbling graffitis on tiled walls in public restrooms,
Or… Read full post »
Okay, now I've seen the film, and also just finished the book, The Princess Of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs which is the basis for much of the movie's plot. As much as this film is fun to watch, there are glaring holes that made "John Carter" fall short of a… Read full post »
So far, there's been some top ten books, top ten movies, the top ten best whatever. So, I decided to come up with the top ten very obscure writers. Writers you've never ever heard about. Literary merits? I'll leave the arguments of the so-called "merits" to the… Read full post »
Pilate once asked of Jesus, "What is truth?"
Even the Magus asked the same to Michael Caine in a film.
We've yet to get an answer not forthcoming.
Andre Rand gran… Read full post »
It took me three days to finally get my four day pass. The first two got me very peeved. But still, I ain't lettin' that fuck-up mess up my days at the Comic Con.
Did manage to see some very interesting previews like Conan The Barbarian, Twilight series: Breaking Dawn part… Read full post »
Let me get this right. You're saying to me that you don't have a bigoted bone in your body cuz ya got a hundred, thousand friends that are oh-s0-understanding? Well, try name a handful, if you can.
Pick any type of bigotry here. Hey! I'm not a racist cuz I got… Read full post »
Got an email from a blogger entitled "You're Boring."
No message inside elaborating or explaining why. Just a stupid assed title.
Congratulations on your thought provoking originality.
"You're boring." Great Cthulhu! I'm catching a heart attack!
Oh wow! Blow me down! … Read full post »
It's Sunday. Same dreary morning, but the sun came out anyway. I'm a sucker for dreary days anyways. What the hell? The weather will get warmer sooner or later. Right now, I'm enjoying myself with that one.
I went out to breakfast with my parents. Then went to get… Read full post »
It's Saturday, the same dreary morning. But later, the clouds had disapated, and the sun shone thru. Same crowd swarming throughout the entire structure of the convention center. Not that they're literally crawling all over them like the ravenous fire ants. And no, the Fred Ph… Read full post »
It's Friday, the morning was cool, and cloudy as expected. And no, I've not seen the Fred Phelps gang with their infamous "God Hates Fags" placards. Probably got tired, pulled up their pegs, went home. Oh sure, they'd probably say they got their message out. So, it's victory f… Read full post »
It's Thursday, on a cool cloudy morning. Lots of people swarming the convention center. Traffic's gonna be hell for drivers with cars. Luckily, I used the bus for commuting from home to work and vice versa frequently. Right now, my father was generous enough to give… Read full post »
The other night, an interesting program on REELZ channel showed Top Ten of best Alien films.
10. Independence Day
9. Men In Black
7. Invasion Of the Body Snatchers
6. The Thing
5. District 9
3. Close Encounters Of The Third Kind
2. ET- The Extraterrestrial
1.… Read full post »
I'm sure y'all recall that George Carlin used to talk about certain euphemisms most commonly found in airline announcements, news reports, adverts, even in everyday life. Well, you are also gonna find politicians, both the Dems and the GOPs, mangling the English language quite as hideously in r… Read full post »
I'm a book collecter. I collect books that I'm mostly obsessed with. And a British writer by the name of L.P. Davies is one of my obsessions right now.
Very few facts were known of Leslie Purnell Davies. Mostly culled from dust jacket bios of him. No other critical essay… Read full post »
Here's a list of mine own personal favorites, and the list can never be tied down to just ten or so.
1. Fahrenhiet 451 by Ray Bradbury- No, this novel's not all about book burning. It's about apathy. People not willing to think for themselves. They've turn to glass teat for… Read full post »
The Croquet Player by H.G. Wells published in 1937 is reprinted in Bison Frontiers Of Imagination byline of University Of Nebraska Press. With a 2004 Afterward by John Huntington.
It's a short novel to be read in one sitting for just a few hours. It's a bizarre novel to be sure,… Read full post »
Disclaimer: (an Update) This was added for clarification in case any readers are out there scratchin' their heads, wondering "what the hell's this?" This is renamed a Cthulhuoid Dictionary. It is a redress of the Devil's Dictionary Redux transported to contemporary times like RIGHT NOW.&nb… Read full post »
For the latest boogieman, milked for all its worth, compliments by CNN, and Faux Newsies. For we got the shoe bomber. A gasp, OMGs, and a plethora of WTF moments. Now, it's exploding underpants killer. What a distraction! And just recently, he's pled not guilty, your hon… Read full post »
Merry New Yeah. Er, uh, yeah, HAPPY New Year. Whatever. Arthur C. Clarke's novel, 2010, had starship Discovery spinning near the Juvian orbit with HAL 9000 out of commission. I've yet to read that sequel since I've film version of it. I will always dig Arthur C… Read full post »
Day By Day Armageddon by J.L. Bourne; Permuted Press
2007, Pocket Books September 2009
This is an out and out zombie fiction unlike any of the Romero films. It is a first person account written by a survivor who sorta saw the beginnings of the zombie apocalypse, and was doing his best… Read full post »
"Being smart and knowledgable doesn't necessarily make one wise." --Right Wing Truism
"Oh yeah? Being a smartass is a lot better than being a dumbass!" --Schopenhorror Retort
Just Tuesday, November 17th, on Rachel Maddow show, there was a certain group selling t-shirts, an… Read full post »
Rudyard Kipling's Tales Of
Horror & Fantasy, Pegasus
Books 2009, pp. 785.
Contrary to what's been said about Kipling as a racist, and antisemite. There's scarcely very little evidence at best in support of such allegations. He may be about as politically correct as H.P. Lovecraft… Read full post »
Some writer once said, "You wanna make God laugh, tell Him your plan. You wanna make Him smile, tell him two."
A few more of my jaundiced eye-view of this addition: You wanna make God and Satan laugh so hard? Just tell 'em your country has passed its Health Care Reform… Read full post »