Christian comes up with 10 reasons to pick up a copy of COVER STORIES.
Every Wednesday Christian takes a look at some of the best writing moments from his favorite writers. This week, it’s Joyce Carol Oates asking us where we are going.
Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon is an excellent example of horror deconstruction in the 21st century, up there with other recent cinematic examples like All the Boys Love Mandy Lane, and literary examples like Joe Hill’s “Best New Horror” (DAY 8!). When I find myself talking about the film with others, inevitably the Scream trilogy […]
Seeing Cormac McCarthy’s The Road at the top of the list for Entertainment Weekly’s The New Classics: The 100 Best Reads from 1983 to 2008 fascinates me. The 2006 book deserves all of the praise and attention it’s received since publication. Even Oprah Winfrey got it right for once when she ordered her minions to read The Road […]
The one and only time I met Matt Gamble (of Where the Long Tail Ends fame!) in Real Life, he spent most of the evening explaining how he was the one who liberated Australia. When I offhandedly suggested that this wasn’t true, he grew belligerent and knocked over my beer. Since then, whenever he tells […]
Matt Gamble from Where the Long Tail Ends…er…enjoys his copy of Empty Rooms Lonely Countries.
I particular love the How is Velma similar to Dupin string. There is an amazing PhD project being written somewhere out there.
James Gillham over at Where the Long Tail Ends put every writer at the site – myself included – to shame with his “Torn from the Journal of Abel Merriwether”, a piece that evokes the writings of H.P. Lovecraft, Mary Shelley, Neal Stephenson, Thomas Pynchon and probably a few other writers I missed. It’s weird […]
If you want to know where else you can find me these days, here you go: BE PREPARED! For more commentaries on Monday. More comics on Friday. More free samples on Wednesdays. And lots more goodies in between, such as some new fiction and more. BE AMAZED! At my writing at Matt Gamble’s Where the Long Tail […]
If you want to know where else you can find me these days, here you go: BE AMAZED! At my writing at Matt Gamble’s Where the Long Tail Ends. BE FLABBERGASTED! By my official profile over at GoodReads. BE ASTOUNDED! At the Empty Rooms Lonely Countries MySpace page. BE DISCOMBOBULATED! In 140 characters or less […]