Monthly Archives: September 2014

Trailer Trash – Annabelle

This is out next month, perhaps with Halloween in mind. It’s a prequel to The Conjuring, which was a decent jump movie. I find dolls creepy. Almost as bad as teddy bears.

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Filler content with the condemned

A couple of reviews that originally appeared in Black Static #36:- TWO BY SIMON BESTWICK Gray Friar Press continue their commitment to the novella form with THE CONDEMNED (Gray Friar Press pb, 248pp, £8.99), containing six of his best by … Continue reading

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Surprise Surprise

We break radio silence to mark the 65th birthday of the world’s greatest living human being… Ladies and gentlemen, Mr Bruce Frederick Springsteen!

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Trailer Trash – Broken Monsters

Something different this week, a book trailer. For Broken Monsters by Lauren Beukes. I saw it on Facebook the other day and feel inspired to share.

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Thoughts for a Tuesday #9

ITEM: Apparently somebody has written/composed an opera about Anna Nicole Smith and it is currently showing at the Royal Opera House. No, seriously. Here’s the trailer if you don’t believe me:- High culture’s answer to Evita, the tale of a … Continue reading

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Filler content from down the swan river

Two reviews that originally appeared in Black Static #37:- SWAN RIVER PRESS THE SEA CHANGE & OTHER STORIES (The Swan River Press hardback, 144pp, £30) is the first collection of short stories by award winning novelist Helen Grant. Meticulously written … Continue reading

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Song for a Saturday – Should I Stay Or Should I Go

Today’s tune is dedicated to any Scottish readers of this blog:-

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