Archives for June 2010
This weekend, I saw Prince of Persia: the Sands of Time. It was exactly as good as people have said, which means it was a complete wreck. The saddest thing is, even if you get over the whitewashed casting, and the nonsense plot, and the laborious action scenes (save the first big one during the city raid, which was genuinely exciting), there’s still nothing there. It’s all so calculated and flat and recycled. The other saddest thing is watching this cast try to sell what they had to know was… Read more »
Prince of Persia: The Blands of Time
The line between action movies and video games is getting thinner. In theory, this isn’t a bad thing; games have increasingly rich world-building and character development, and action movies are combining choreography and CGI to compete with the physically-impossible feats of their avatar muses. In reality, when a game is made into a movie, it generally falls into the trap of attempting to recreate game play instead of bringing the world and the characters to life in a compelling or coherent narrative. It’s easy to say that this issue is… Read more »

Recent Work

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

Essay: "Vulturism," Interfictions

Article: Ten Episodes of Vampire TV that Show Us You Only Live Twice, AV Club

Book Review:
The Penguin Book of Witches, NPR.org

Sleepy Hollow Season 2: "This is War", "The Kindred", "Root of All Evil", "Go Where I Send Thee...", "The Weeping Lady"

Boardwalk Empire Season 5 Recaps: "Cuanto", "King of Norway", "Devil You Know", "Friendless Child"

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2014 Appearances

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March 19-23: ICFA (Orlando, FL)

May 23-26: WisCon (Madison, WI)

July 11-14: Readercon (Boston, MA)

August 4: Books Beneath the Bridge, Brooklyn

October 10-12: CapClave (Washington, DC) [GOH]