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Trailer Trash – Nightmare Alley

The new film from Guillermo del Toro.

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NR: The Three Books

Published by Black Shuck Books in 2018 as part of their Signature Novellas range, The Three Books is the first time, at least as far as I can recall, that I have encountered the work of Paul StJohn Mackintosh. The … Continue reading

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America

David Bowie sings America.

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My Favourite Simon and Garfunkel Songs

It’s time for another list, and as we’re playing S&G cover versions on the blog this month, what better than a list of my favourite songs by them. A Top 10 then, in alphabetical order as I’d hate to arrange … Continue reading

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NR: Only the Broken Remain

Published by Black Shuck Books last November, Only the Broken Remain is the debut collection from Dan Coxon. It opens with “Stanislav in Foxtown”, a story that originally appeared in Black Static #56 under the pseudonym Ian Steadman (or perhaps … Continue reading

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Trailer Trash – Scream

Remake of a classic. Let’s see if they can bring anything new (and worthwhile) to the table.

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NR: Closer Still

Published by Black Shuck Books, Closer Still is the fourth novella by Richard Farren Barber that I have read and reviewed (and you can locate those other reviews via the Book Review Index). It’s a length that seems to agree … Continue reading

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The Boxer

And this month our Song for a Sunday will feature cover versions of Simon and Garfunkel songs. Here’s Mumford & Sons with their version of possibly my favourite (lyrically speaking) S&G number.

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2021: The Story So Far – Fourth Quarter

Back in October I did a list of my favourite books of the year so far, and as it’s now January 2022 time for another update. For the months October through December, I read a total of forty six books, … Continue reading

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NR: There Is A Way To Live Forever

Published by Black Shuck Books way back in 2017, There Is A Way To Live Forever contains thirteen stories by indie press stalwart Terry Grimwood. It opens with “Demons and Demons”, a traditional horror story that would make a great … Continue reading

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