Monthly Archives: May 2014

Filler content with Egaeus Press

Two reviews that originally appeared in Black Static #36:- EGAEUS PRESS Beautifully produced and published in a limited edition, the first release from Egaeus, Reggie Oliver’s Shadow Plays sold out before I got round to reviewing it. Fortunately I’m timelier … Continue reading

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Song for a Saturday – Steel Claw

There was a time when I was convinced she sang ‘Coleslaw, steel claw’.

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Once Upon a Time…

…I watched some films based on fairy stories. Red Riding Hood (2011) Amanda Seyfried plays the role of Red in this mix up of the Perrault story and Brotherhood of the Wolf. The village is being terrorised by a werewolf. Enter stage … Continue reading

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Filler content with chapbooks

Some reviews that originally appeared in Black Static #37:- CHAPBOOKS It’s time once again to cast a critical eye over the latest intake of chapbooks in the Case Notes TBR pile, and we kick off with two entries from Manchester’s … Continue reading

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Trailer Trash – Edge of Tomorrow

Tom’s a weapon. Out the end of this month, apparently:-

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Nights in with Jo Scarlet

When I think about Scarlett Johansson, which I don’t do all that often, the image that comes to mind is of her as the Black Widow in various Marvel franchise films, so I was somewhat surprised when rummaging through my … Continue reading

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2014 – The Story So Far

I’m going to continue with the practice I’ve followed over the past few years, of each quarter producing an ongoing list of my thirteen favourite books from the year’s reading. And yes, I really should have started doing this in early April, but … Continue reading

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