Monthly Archives: January 2016

Trailer Trash – The Boy

Dolls are almost as creepy as teddy bears.

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Filler content with graphic novels

Four reviews of graphic novels that originally appeared in Black Static #45 SHORT, SCARY TALES PUBLICATIONS Over the last year or so, Birmingham based SST have been making their mark with the release of high quality art books (I reviewed … Continue reading

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Books Read in 1996

This post follows on from Books Read in 1995, which I posted in November of last year. And for the third year in a row the total of books read has increased, this time rising to 120 titles. Nobody I’d … Continue reading

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Songs for a Saturday – David Bowie R. I. P.

On the evening of the day I heard that David Bowie had left us I played a DVD of the Reality Tour concert. Thirty songs and 140 minutes of pure musical magic from one of the industry’s greatest innovators and … Continue reading

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Filler content with satanic satellite

This review was published back in Black Static #2, exactly as it appears here except for any editorial changes/corrections. OLD DEVIL MOON by CHRISTOPHER FOWLER (Serpent’s Tail paperback, 296pp, £7.99) In the introduction to his first collection of short stories … Continue reading

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Directed by Paul W. S. Anderson

Three films watched recently, all of which have been directed by Milla Jovovich’s husband. Alien vs. Predator (2004) This crossover between two SF monster franchises has a very simple plot. Billionaire Weyland finances an expedition to Antarctica to investigate a … Continue reading

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Trailer Trash – The Forest

Should be out already, but I’ve heard nowt from either of the ‘local’ multiplexes.

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Filler content with HPL – Part 2

And following on from yesterday’s blog post, here are four more reviews comprising the second part of a feature on the work of H. P. Lovecraft that originally appeared in Black Static #46:- LOVECRAFT: THE MAN AND HIS MONSTERS (continued) … Continue reading

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Filler content with HPL – Part 1

The first part of a feature on the work of H. P. Lovecraft that originally appeared in Black Static #46:- LOVECRAFT: THE MAN AND HIS MONSTERS An obscure writer of stories that were published in the pulp magazines of the … Continue reading

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Song for a Sunday – Running to Stand Still

The title of this song pretty much sums up how I feel a lot of the time (and probably how you feel as well). The rest of it doesn’t relate to my experience at all, fortunately. Well, except for the … Continue reading

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