Now Fear This: Fido

He probably smells my dog. One of the great joys of art is the exploration of a new world. Books, comics, and of course movies have the power to create a place big enough to be lost in, and nothing is more satisfying when that world’s details make it feel larger than the story. Sadly,...

Bushido Badge

This is a pretty good primer for the level of police work we’ll be seeing. Lethal Weapon casts a long shadow over the cinema of the late ‘80s. This is because it is fucking awesome. Unfortunately for the rash of imitators, it featured Mel Gibson before he turned into the world’s...

The Next Big Thing

This week, I participate in a little thing wandering around various writerly circles where we discuss what we’re working on. 1) What is the title of your next book/work? City of Devils 2) Where did the idea come from for the book/work? Jagermeister. 3) What genre does your...

Very Special Blossom: T...

It all comes down to something very, very simple: William Randolph Hearst owned timberlands. The land, not the footwear. He used them to make paper, and then filled that paper up with whatever insane thoughts he had in that moment and called it news. The problem was, there’s a cheaper...