Monthly Archives: December 2017

Ring Out the Old

I was going to mardle on about what a shit year 2017 was, but have instead decided to show a bit of class and post this ditty from Alfred, Lord Tennyson (Alfie, to his friends);_ In Memoriam (Ring out, wild … Continue reading

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Song for a Saturday – My Life

Last Billy, and it’s a good ‘un.

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Filler content with desert island blues

A review that originally appeared in Black Static #10:- Brian Keene: Castaways (Leisure paperback, 285pp, $7.99) When I heard that Brian Keene was writing a novel inspired by (and a tribute to) Richard Laymon’s oeuvre and it was called Castaways, my initial … Continue reading

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Trailer Trash – The Greatest Showman

Not usual Trumpetville fare, but I have a soft spot for Hugh Jackman.

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Merry Christmas…

…to all the readers of this blog. May you both get everything you wish for. End transmission.

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Song for a Saturday – Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

Only two days to go, and this is my wish for all of you.

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Filler content with hate

A review that originally appeared in Black Static #10:- David Moody: Hater (Gollancz paperback, 232pp, £9.99) Moody is one of those Cinderella stories the world of publishing throws up every now and then, to keep the rest of us sweating over our … Continue reading

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