Monthly Archives: April 2016

Song for a Saturday – One of Us

I should have posted this last Saturday, but was otherwise occupied. Prince with one of my favourite Joan Osborne songs, as I simply couldn’t decide which of his own songs to feature.   Advertisements

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Filler content courtesy of Virgin

Two reviews that originally appeared in Black Static #7:- TWO FROM VIRGIN Teatro Grottesco (Virgin paperback, 280pp, £7.99) is a collection of short stories by Thomas Ligotti, an author who has been compared to Poe and Lovecraft. While he is … Continue reading

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Trailer Trash – The Conjuring 2

You just knew this had to happen, right?

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Filler content from Skillute

Two reviews that originally appeared in Black Static #43:- SKILLUTE REVISITED Back in Black Static #33 I reviewed S. P. Miskowski’s Shirley Jackson Award nominated novel Knock Knock and her follow up novella Delphine Dodd. Now here we are nearly … Continue reading

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Song for a Saturday – IEYA

Been years since I thought about Toyah, though once upon a time I religiously bought all of her records. She was a bit out there, as I recall. I think she’s a celebrity chef or something similar nowadays, but then aren’t … Continue reading

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Filler content with Bryant and May

Two reviews that originally appeared in Black Static #6:- WATCHING THE DETECTIVES Christopher Fowler is a writer with many strings to his bow. Black Static readers will know him from his Interference column, but that’s just the start. There are … Continue reading

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Trailer Trash – Penny Dreadful Season 3

While everybody else is getting excited about the new season of Game of Thrones I’m watching and rather enjoying the very first season of this little beauty:-

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