Author Archives: Jon Mollison

About Jon Mollison

Jon Mollison was weaned at the literary knee of Tolkein, Howard, Moore, and Burroughs. He spent decades wandering in the wilderness of modern genre fiction, wondering when the magic and wonder went out of the world of dragons and space ships. In his darkest hour, he encountered a wise man who handed him the open secrets to crafting works that emulate the stories of the great authors who built the genre. They are easily summarized in but two words: Regress Harder. Now one of the twelve champions of the Pulp Revolution, his self-published works represent a more direct lineage to the tales of action, mystery, romance, virtue, and pure unalloyed adventure than the bland imitations churned out by New York City publishing houses in recent decades.

A Very Meta New Year

This is not a daily blog.  Your time is valuable, and I’ll not waste it by filling up empty posts with pointless material. Posts arrive when something you might find interesting crosses my path or my synapses.  Generally, I try … Continue reading

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Stopped Clocks and the Midlist Midwit Diaspora

When they are right, they are right. Before we get to the meat of this post, let’s take a moment to recall the first rule: A quick search for “Scalzi whatever hiatus” takes six seconds and reveals five of the … Continue reading

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Making Meme Magic Real

My twit feed automagically deletes posts after a month or so.  That means a lot of my best meme work vanishes out into the cloud beyond my reach.  Here’s a year end post for archiving the stuff I can’t be … Continue reading

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Lost In Space, Part the First

At first glance, the premise of Space Family Robinson seems like an easy premise for a long running TV show. You’ve got a core ensemble cast wandering the wild frontier looking for a way home. Throw in a cocky young … Continue reading

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The Pinks are Revolting

Brian Neiemeir over at Kairos has been doing the blog-post convo that we’ve seen so little of since the great Twitter migration.  This time around, he’s doing a deeper delve into a tweet-thread done by Ben Kai Wai Cheah: With … Continue reading

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Peace On Earth To Men of Good Will

Here’s hoping your table is stuffed, your tree underflowing, and your family as loving and supportive as my own. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord. And this shall … Continue reading

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6 Underground

Michael Bay still has it. I’m just not sure what ‘it’ is. Somebody finally gave Bay a lot of money and said, “you know what, screw it, just go crazy with this,” and go crazy he did.  It’s only on … Continue reading

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The Witcher Has Issues

First things first – I’ve never played a Witcher game, so I’m coming into Netflix’s Witcher series cold. Second things second – already cancelled my subscription over their recently announced “tee-hee, blasphemy” show, and now I’m just burning through the … Continue reading

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Castalia Review: Eyes in the Walls

Not gonna make it. Was hoping to hit 26 reviews over at the House of Castalia this year, one every other week.  In the end, I only managed to produce a total of 19.  Get ’em next time. The good … Continue reading

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A Thanksgiving Feast of Films

The long weekend gave me a chance to soak up some much need recharge time in front of the idiot box, and one of the more charming films to keep me soma-fied was…sigh…Nacho Libre? I know, but hear me out.  … Continue reading

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