Category Archives: Daily Rants

The Writer’s Block: Friends of Mine

In honor of this week’s Sci-Fi Saturday Night, I want to tell you about my friends. Back in 2011, I was at a writer’s conference. My husband and I were walking along a short patch of beach when we ran into a stranger wearing a suit jacket and a big smile. (Also other clothes. He wasn’t […]

TalkCast 340 – Jeremy Whitley, The Three-peat

Our guest for this edition is the amazing and talented Jeremy Whitley. Jeremy is here to talk about his new Marvel series, “The Unstoppable Wasp”. While no stranger to the Marvel Universe, we also talk about the process that brought him to this point as well as his wonderful character depth. I pushed to find […]

The Writer’s Block Presents: John Valeri

This month, author John Valeri gives us insight into pursuing that special someone, with hilarious results . . . The Woman of my Screams By John B. Valeri My wife and I have an agreement. Should the opportunity to get biblical with Neve Campbell arise, I’d get “a pass.” Admittedly, this is not very likely […]

TalkCast 334 – Ryan Wing’s October Ghost

    Our guest tonight is Ryan Wing, coming to us from the cold climes of Maine. He talks about his graphic novel “The October Ghost vs. the League of Horror” and the new KickStarter for it. We also discuss the “state” of Maine and the close knit group of writers and producers in that […]

The Plague – Area 51 In Chaos or, Why No Show, Dude?

Hard times in the Alien Retrieval Unit of Area 51: Zombrarian is missing for weeks. Kriana is stricken with Venusian Plague. Lyra T. Kitten lost a fight with a piece of thread. Java is MIA alternating between talks with “Adult Humans” and the miniature versions thereof. And, here am I, alone in the “Splendid Isolation […]

TalkCast 333 – Curtis Hickman’s The Void

It’s not very often you get to talk to “The Man Behind The Curtain” Tonight, we spend the entire show with Curtis Hickman, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer of The Void, what many, including members of the cast, who have experienced it have described as an amazing technological adventure. If you have watched Star Trek […]

The Writer’s Block: Ursula Wong on Strong Women

This month, author Ursula Wong reflects on strong women in science fiction, and how they’ve inspired her writing. I love strong women and write about them, so on a quest to meet more, I sought out Katniss from Suzanne Collins’s Hunger Games, Nyx from God’s War by Kameron Hurley, and the brilliant Trillian from Douglas […]

Keeping It Ghastly: Blame! Vol 1-3

“Keeping It Ghastly” is a bi weekly article on Japanese horror comics which have English print editions. Some are from famous authors, others are from unknowns and underground artist circles. In any case, it’s going to be to a terrifying/awesome ride exploring the horror manga on our bookshelves! *Ssssssnifffff* Smell that? That reek of sweat, […]

TalkCast 330 – Daniel White with Hardcore and Lethal

    Our guest tonight is Daniel White He is the artist and creator on the HB Comics new Comic project, Hardcore and Lethal. He has a Kickstarter for this project, which he is started as a web comic. We spend some time talking about his process and why he chose to resurrect this web comic. Check […]

Keeping It Ghastly: The Tarot Cafe

“Keeping It Ghastly” is a bi weekly article on Japanese horror comics which have English print editions. Some are from famous authors, others are from unknowns and underground artist circles. In any case, it’s going to be to a terrifying/awesome ride exploring the horror manga on our bookshelves! In taking a break from Japanese horror […]

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