Monthly Archives: January 2016

Best in Class – 2015

Text of a post that appeared on the Case Notes blog at ttapress.com yesterday (they got first dibs because people send me books in my role as reviewer for Black Static magazine):- I’m carrying on with the “tradition” of handing … Continue reading

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Filler content with bloodsuckers – Part 2

And following on from yesterday’s blog entry, here are three more reviews comprising the second part of the vampire feature that originally appeared in Black Static #1:- BOOKS WITH BITE (continued) There’s also a vampire society of sorts in No … Continue reading

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Filler content with bloodsuckers – Part 1

Three reviews and the first part of a feature on vampire fiction that originally appeared in Black Static #1:- BOOKS WITH BITE Fashions change, movements come and go, but our fascination with the vampire remains a constant, and at times … Continue reading

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The Horror, The Horror: Part 7

More random thoughts on random horror movies watched at random over the festive season just gone. I, Frankenstein (2014) Aaron Eckhart plays the monster, who in this scenario is pursued by demons that want to get their hands on his … Continue reading

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Trailer Trash – The Hateful Eight

New Tarantino, out this week, and it had damn well better come to my local fleapit, because Baby, I am a want you.

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Filler content with Ray Cluley

Three reviews that originally appeared as part of a feature on the work of Ray Cluley in Black Static #47:- A THREE COURSE FEAST: THE RECENT FICTION OF RAY CLULEY To state the obvious, Ray Cluley’s work will be familiar … Continue reading

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Song for a Sunday – Kill ‘Em All

I don’t have high hopes for 2016.

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2015: The Story So Far – Final Quarter

Back in October I did a list of my favourite books for the first three quarters of the year. The year now being well and truly over, I can give a final tally of the books I enjoyed the most … Continue reading

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Song for New Year’s Day

And it could only be one… Actually it’s ‘New Year’s Day’.

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