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The Programming Continues Apace

O daughter mine insisted that I watch this stunning and brave take down of the much ballyhooed vidya, Life is Strange, as reviewed by the incomparable E;R.  If you’ve seen his next level Plinkett take-down of Star Wars, The Cancer … Continue reading

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Too Hot for Prime Time

This little bit of meme magic was meant for a recent Castalia House article that veered off in a different direction than intended.  Since it didn’t match the new thrust of the article, it has languished, alone and unloved, on … Continue reading

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Adventure Constant, The Dead Tree Version

Great news for you adventure fans that prefer the touch of good old fashioned pulp in your hands when you read your good old fashioned pulp adventures.  My latest novel, Adventure Rising, is now available in dead tree format.  Jack Dashing (kind … Continue reading

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Cirsova 7 Triple Play

The last three stories in this spring 2018 edition of Cirsova are shorter works that make for a welcome change of pace. The earlier stories in the issue bring the emotional heat or the high-stakes adventure, but there’s more to … Continue reading

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Blooded, A Chuck Dixon Novel

“He left the bar with a girl he didn’t know for the wildest night, one that would never end, of his life. Her gift to him was immortality. The gift came with a price: a diet of human blood. Forget … Continue reading

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The Toads of Machu Hampacchu

My expectations of this story were low for no other reason than the title. Something about the name “Machu Hampacchu” just doesn’t work for me. It’s the kind of name I’d expect to see in a satirical Lovecraft story about … Continue reading

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Gomers: A Tale of the Zombiepocalypse

Zombie fans, your listening options got bigger.  Audible now brings you Chuck Dixon’s Gomers, the story of one family of wandering grifters, two nerds, one hardened vet, and the dog that brings them all together.  Voiced by the always entertaining … Continue reading

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All Aboard the Bloglovin’ Express

My blog reading has fallen apart ever since I began my 2018 migration away from Google.  That includes leaving blogger in the rear view mirror, and it’s high time to fix that.  Never one to ask others to do what … Continue reading

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Cirsova 7 – The Great Culling Emporium

Aw yeah, this is what it’s all about. Marilyn K. Martin writes science fiction adventure the way it was meant to be written.  To call “The Great Culling Emporium” the story of a bounty hunter grabbing his prey in the … Continue reading

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Cirsova 7 – The Legend of Blade

Hoo boy.   Jason Scott Aiken.  “The Legend of Blade”. This is going to be a tough one, because Aiken shows a lot of promise.  He has a great imagination, and hits all the right pulpy beats in this post-apocalyptic story … Continue reading

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