The best damn fantasy novelist working today

Yeah, it’s that simple. Joe Abercrombie has created a number of interlocking series set in a world of barbarian nations, very difficult magic, war and intrigue and — most recently — an industrial revolution. I could go on and on about the quality of...

Revisiting Mike Flanagan’s Absentia

Sometimes it’s worth looking back. I’ve been so impressed by Midnight Mass, and basically be everything Mike Flanagan has done so far, that I took a couple of hours on a quiet Friday afternoon and re-watched Absentia, his first (available) feature film...

Half satire, half nostalgia, all inappropriate

I’m not a huge Facebook fan (who is anymore?), though I still use Messenger with clients and the occasional friend. Still, there is one group — a strange little corner of the Intertubes called Rehabilitated Sleaze” where a number of talented artistic...