Heroes Journey

Heroes Journey

Every story has a beginning, a middle and an end. In the beginning you setup your hero (or heroine) and his story, then you throw something at him that is a great source of conflict and takes him into a whole heap of trouble. After facing many foes and overcoming...
Fleeing the Nostalgia Demon

Fleeing the Nostalgia Demon

I’ve spent the last week or so slowly working my way through Meet Me in the Bathroom, which goes into some detail the rock scene in New York during the late 90’s and early 2000’s (single sentence review: the Strokes were awesome.) To read this pages...

Television and other monstrosities

We live in a golden age of genre fiction. We are also living in the Golden Age of TV. Yet for some reason, fantasy and the visual medium are very hard to put together in a way that isn’t cringe-inducing, eye rolling or just ridiculous. Budgets matter, of course,...