Monthly Archives: January 2014

Brief Thoughts Late on a Friday Afternoon #4

ITEM: Okay, while slipping a condom over it may not be the best way to deal with a leaking tap, I have to admit that if you watch and wait for long enough it can get to be pretty amusing. … Continue reading

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Trailer Trash – Under the Skin

Now this looks intriguingly different. According to my local multiplex, it’s ‘a gripping sci-fi featuring an unrelenting alien seductress who goes on the hunt for innocent men in the Scottish Highlands’. Guess they don’t have innocent men anywhere else. Based on … Continue reading

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Filler content with Steve Rasnic Tem

These reviews originally appeared in Black Static #32:- ANXIETY AND SPONTANEOUS EXHILIRATION: STEVE RASNIC TEM Chances are if you’re at all familiar with speculative fiction, then at some point you will have encountered the work of American writer Steve Rasnic … Continue reading

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Song for a Saturday – Walking in Memphis

There was a brief period in my life when I used to play this guy all the time.

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Filler content with miscellaneous novellas

This is part 2 of the chunk of miscellaneous reviews from Black Static #33 that I started posting yesterday:- The latest offering from John Llewellyn Probert, THE NINE DEATHS OF DR. VALENTINE (Spectral Press paperback, 85pp, £5.99) opens with the … Continue reading

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Filler content with miscellaneous stuff

Some reviews that appeared in Black Static #33 (and as this was a rather big chunk of reviews I’ve split it between today and tomorrow):- MISCELLANEOUS Having taken on one horror archetype in her Vampire Gene series, author Sam Stone … Continue reading

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Trailer Trash – I, Frankenstein

I saw a poster for this on the side of a bus when I was in Norwich last week. Out on the 29th, according to my local Vue. Somewhere the spirit of Mary Shelley is lip syncing the words to … Continue reading

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