Monthly Archives: April 2014

Filler content with chapbooks

April, then. A month I shall remember as too much shit and too few shovels, if I can be bothered to remember it at all that is. Here are some reviews that originally appeared in Black Static #32:- CHAPBOOKS THIN … Continue reading

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Song for a Saturday – Nobody

Guys are so fickle. There was a time when I used to adore Toni Basil, but for years now I’d almost completely forgotten about her.

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Filler content with graphic appeal

Here are a couple of reviews that originally appeared in Black Static #34:- GRAPHIC NOVELS Adapted and with art by Ashley Marie Witter, INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE: CLAUDIA’S STORY (Headline hb, 220pp, £13.99) takes the section dealing with the child … Continue reading

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Trailer Trash – The Quiet Ones

A film out later this month, and heralded by the words ‘inspired by true events’. I remember reading about the Toronto group and their creation of a ghost called Philip some years back, but don’t recall anything quite as dramatic … Continue reading

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Fava Beans and a Nice Chianti

Actually, I don’t think I’ve ever tasted either, and while I have tasted liver I hated it. All of which is irrelevant, as the clued in among you will have inferred from the subject header that I’m going to write … Continue reading

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Books Read in 1984

Following on from last month’s Books Read in 1983. The numbers continue to rise, with 127 books read this year, and I initially adopted a theme approach, with classics read in January, SF in February, literary fiction in March, Roman history … Continue reading

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Song for a Saturday – Long Time Comin’

It’s been a long time comin’, but now it’s here:-

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