[Con or Bust] Ten Things You Should Know about Left Behind
[This is the second of three movie reviews that were won in the auction, which assists fans of color who want to attend SFF conventions, principally WisCon.] So, the first movie I was given for this auction was The Vampire Effect, which was horrible in sort of a whimsical, amusing way.…
Questionable Taste Theatre: “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde”
There’s something ceaselessly awesome about silent films. They’re a living time capsule of social mores, markers of technological leaps, proof of humankind’s deep affinity for storytelling, employer of piano-players everywhere. The great ones are fantastically evocative and moving. The bad ones are hysterical. Conveniently, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is both!…
Writing updates!
Two writing updates today: 1. My story “Things to Know About Being Dead” will appear in Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling’s anthology Teeth! If you follow the link to the full TOC, you’ll see I am in some seriously great company. I’m thrilled. 2. My short story “The Zeppelin Condocutors’ Society Annual Gentlemen’s Ball” will be forthcoming in Lightspeed!…
[Con or Bust] Vampire Effect
[This is the first of three movie reviews that were won in the auction, which assists fans of color who want to attend SFF conventions, principally WisCon.] So, when won one of my movie reviews, I can only assume she picked Hong Kong action flick Vampire Effect (aka Twins Effect, for reasons unknown to me) because she thought it was the worst movie ever and she wished, more than anything else in her whole entire life, to make me suffer.…
“Light on the Water” and light in my heart!
Two brief updates today: 1. My story Light on the Water has been named a storySouth Notable story for 2009! That was a very pleasant surprise, and a great way to start the weekend. 2. Apparently I have decided that the way to go through the rest of the weekend is a complete Netflix tear.…