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Trailer Trash – Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation

It’s a paradox. I have my doubts about Tom Cruise, what with the whole Scientology thing, but I pretty much always enjoy his films. This doesn’t look like being an exception to the rule.

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Horror Films Beginning with D

I didn’t plan to watch three horror films whose titles begin with D; it just turned out that way. Darkness (2002) A family move into an isolated house in the Spanish countryside, only for strange things to start occurring (inexplicable … Continue reading

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Filler content with chapbooks

Three reviews that originally appeared in Black Static #41:- GHOSTS AND MERMAIDS Angela Slatter’s chapbook HOME AND HEARTH (Spectral Press chapbook, 25pp, £4.50), the latest offering from Spectral Press, is grounded in the modern world rather than one of the … Continue reading

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What I’m Watching Now

I’m now in my fifth year without television, though I do cheat slightly in that I watch the glass teat when staying with TAG, an action that only confirms I made the right decision back in 2011. Taking up the … Continue reading

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Song for a Saturday – Can’t Stop

Red Hot Chili Peppers, you say. Oh yes please.

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Thoughts on a Friday #3

ITEM: Quite amused to see a new book come with the blurb ‘read it with the lights on’, because I guess reading in the dark is such a done thing nowadays. ITEM: Another new book comes with the title “William … Continue reading

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Filler content with Tim Curran

Three reviews that originally appeared in Black Static #43:- TIM CURRAN The last time I reviewed his work I drew comparisons between Tim Curran’s approach to horror fiction and that of the late Richard Laymon, and there are certainly echoes … Continue reading

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