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Filler content with our gang – Part 1

The first part of a feature on work by Black Static columnists that originally appeared in #57 of the magazine:- OUR GANG As well as providing bi-monthly comment and review columns for Black Static, Lynda E. Rucker, Gary Couzens, and Ralph Robert … Continue reading

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Trailer Trash – It

I liked the previous version, so how will this compare?

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Filler content with an eye and rage

Two reviews that originally appeared in Black Static #57:- A TWIST IN THE EYE (Egaeus Press hc, 256pp, £32) is a collection from Welsh writer Charles Wilkinson, who made his Black Static debut in issue #53. It’s a beautifully produced volume that … Continue reading

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Song for a Saturday – The Man’s Too Strong

September is Dire Straits month. This video comes from their Wembley Arena stint in 1985. I saw them on July the 5th, after seeing Springsteen and the guys from E Street at Wembley Stadium on the 4th. Glory days!

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Filler content with an island and eyes

Two reviews that originally appeared in Black Static #57:- Published before The Arrival of Missives, which I reviewed last issue, Aliya Whiteley’s novel SKEIN ISLAND (Dog Horn Publishing pb, 200pp, £10) at times reads like a clever conflation of The Wicker Man … Continue reading

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Trailer Trash – The Limehouse Golem

I loved the Peter Ackroyd novel, so am really looking forward to this.

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Filler content with professional jurors

A review that originally appeared in Black Static #10:- Andrew Neiderman: Deadly Verdict (Severn House paperback, 217pp, £10.99) This futuristic crime thriller comes courtesy of a writer who will be most familiar to horror readers for The Devil’s Advocate. In some near … Continue reading

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