Joe says: I live in San Antonio, and the summer is long and hard. The heat drives us all inside for long stretches of the day to sip iced tea and read long, long books. We remember this, of course, because… Read More ›
Consider the end of times. Every religion and culture, so far, imagines its own destruction. It is rare to think of the end of everything as a happy story. What faith permits the end of everything to be a happy… Read More ›
There’s nothing scarier than being unable to stop yourself from hurting the ones you love. The line between possession and zombification is almost indistinguishable. Consciousness is subdued and powers are heightened. That’s the reason why Romero made a fine living… Read More ›
Elmer assists a tiefling antique’s dealer seeking a new career.
Nicola Griffith’s widely-acclaimed novel, HILD, deserves the reputation it has as a masterpiece. Like any great masterpiece, it is checkered with close details like the refraction of light that seems to break sticks in a pond, along with the grand sweep… Read More ›
If you were underground, you’d look up. That’s what monsters do. They want to come up and see daylight and perch themselves on the air like birds. Ballingrud knows this. But unlike so many writers who dance with the devil… Read More ›