Archives for March 2010
This weekend I saw Repo Men so I could review it for Tor.com. I know there had been some internet chatter about how this film stole its premise from Repo! The Genetic Opera. Since futuristic body-as-commodity stories are not singular, I didn’t worry about it. (Plus, if you ask me, someone is welcome to make a movie off Repo!s premise, since it would be nice to see a movie with that concept that didn’t completely suck, but that’s a different argument.) Anyway, long story short, it doesn’t steal much from… Read more »
Repo Men: Take That Back
There’s a moment early in Repo Men in which Jude Law’s Remy, an artificial-organ retrieval operative, is reclaiming the liver of a past-due gentlemen whom Remy has tasered to subdue. In the middle of Remy’s legally-mandated questionnaire about whether the man would like to have an ambulance present, the man’s date attacks Remy. “There’s no need for violence, miss,” assures Remy, and promptly tasers her, too. Most of Repo Men feels like this. I don’t mean stale one-liners inserted into a premise that devolves into a by-the-book dystopia. I mean,… Read more »

Recent Work

My award-eligible work in 2014

Sleepy Hollow Season 2 recaps: "Paradise Lost"

Column: "Oh, the Cleverness of Me!: Masculinity and the Horror Show, Strange Horizons

Book Review: A Treasury of Wintertime Tales at LA Review of Books

THE GIRLS AT THE KINGFISHER CLUB is named a BEST OF THE YEAR: Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, NPR.org

Essay: "Vulturism," Interfictions

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    benwarheit:

    Things I like about this decal on a restaurant window:
    -the insane orange waiter
    -that he’s carrying his plates in the air like a strongman
    -the couple looks like this isn’t the first time he’s done this, but it’s easier to just let it happen at this point.
    -the sign says PASTA as if he’s screaming it like a frankenstein
    -but he’s holding a plate of an entire chicken and a plate of wine glasses
    -there’s three wine glasses
    -one’s for him.

    01/30/15

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March: ICFA (Orlando, FL)