Reviewed: Crimson Peak

Or why your horror needs more gothic romance, and vice versa… The macabre and surreal have a definite place in my heart – as do beautiful things – so watching Guillermo del Toro’s gothic horror, Crimson Peak, as a cap to a fantastical weekend at Detroit’s Theatre Bizarre , found several avenues to completely win over […]

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Lions and Tigers and Cylons, oh my!

First of all, Happy Father’s Day to all the Dads, Grandpas, Great-Grandpas, Moms-who-are-Dads, Step-Dads, Partners in Crime and all-around fabulous people who take the time to serve as a role-model and guiding hand in any child’s life. You make the world a better place. Second, take a trip to outer space and check out my […]

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Adventure with us in Spaced

A: Join D and I over at Green Embers’ Recommends for our take on Spaced! D: Wait, A! I have another one: A long time ago, in a galaxy far far away. . . Spaced Wars A: Eh, it’s a touching tribute to the show, but I liked your other ones better, D. D: Fine, […]

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Go Our Way for a Movie Review

D: What is this “our” thing? You wrote the Going My Way review for Green Embers Recommends all by yourself. A: Don’t pretend that you weren’t there vamping in the background of my head, adding a deeper bass to Mr. Crosby’s crooning. D: I take exception to the term ‘vamping.’ A: That’s what I thought. Between your […]

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In Review: Catalysts

Catalysts, a new horror novella from author Charles Yallowitz (Legends of Windemere), is perfect for a quick afternoon read. Even better if it is a drizzly and/or dark afternoon, because then the particular spell of this book can work its full – horrific – magic on your soul. Catalysts presents readers with a true monster, one […]

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In Review: Ranger Martin and the Zombie Apocalypse

When picking your ‘team’ for the zombie apocalypse, Ranger Martin should be high on your list. When picking a book to read – for the sheer fun of it or for the love of a good story – Ranger Martin and the Zombie Apocalypse, by Jack Flacco, should also be high on your list. A […]

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